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Women in private equity

New research commissioned by Level 20 finds that women now entering private equity usually come from banking and consulting, while more senior women came from diverse sectors. Banking and strategic consulting backgrounds are the most common feeder industries for women…

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Citi EMEA director on finance career expectations

Cambridge Judge Business School alumna Irina Kim talks about corporate banking, career boosting and the current financial job market. Irina Kim, the London-based Regional Relationship Director for Citigroup Europe, Middle East and Africa, was a member of the Cambridge Judge's…

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Do you qualify? Banker turned academic, Robert Wardrop, says that borrowers who rely on affordability alone may still default

Robert Wardrop is worried about behaviour. In fact he was so worried about it that he left behind 30 years' experience in the investment industry to return to academia, establishing the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF) to look more…

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The return of ethical banking – why banks must put social purpose at the heart of their strategy

Banks that fail to adopt fully an ethical agenda will be vulnerable to long-term decline. That is the stark warning from researchers Jens van 't Klooster and Marco Meyer, whose new study argues that the banking sector needs to embrace…

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How banks can show us they really care

Making good use of innovations from the FinTech revolution is a great way for banks to restore customers' trust. Smartphones, smart apps and smart entrepreneurs have the power to restore our trust in the banking industry – but only if…

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Attention: what banks can learn from the Army

When it comes to building trust, the British Army could hold some valuable lessons. What do banks and the British Army have in common? Not much on the face of it, but as banks battle to restore trust, there may…

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Charles Roxburgh, Director General of Financial Services at Her Majesty’s Treasury

He advises ministers, but for Charles Roxburgh leadership is very much a team sport and one where you never stop learning. I have to be both a leader and a doer. Within the Treasury, it's my job to give advice…

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Banks must go back to their roots, Lloyds CE tells Executive MBAs

Lead by example and look after the customer were the top themes when Lloyds Group Chief Executive António Horta-Osório took questions from a group of Executive MBA students at Cambridge Judge Business School (5 February 2014). The audience of EMBAs…

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Islamic finance: the future is great

Islamic finance has a great future and the British government's move to launch an Islamic bond is very welcome news for the fast-growing sector, says Dr Kamal Munir, Reader in Strategy & Policy at Cambridge Judge Business School. Launching a…

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Islamic finance – conservative, safe and growing dramatically

New Executive Education programme for Cambridge Judge Business School Cambridge Judge Business School is launching a new executive programme focused on the Islamic finance industry, which is fast becoming a crucial component of the global financial picture. It is predicted…

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