Our editorial team covers news on the financial services job market and compensation as well as offering expert opinions on the issues related to careers in the financial sector.
They also produce specialist advice articles on applications and CVs, career coaching, interviews and qualifications for professionals working in banking and finance.
Sarah Butcher is Editor of eFinancialCareers and writes widely for the UK and EMEA English language sites. Prior to joining eFinancialCareers full time, Sarah wrote weekly pieces on hiring and pay for Financial News. She has also written for the Financial Times, the Independent, the Telegraph and the Sunday Times. Sarah is a graduate in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from Oxford University.
Paul Clarke is EMEA content manager at eFinancialCareers. He writes for the UK and EMEA English language sites as well as producing special focus articles, white papers and quarterly guides for job-seekers in the financial sector. Before joining eFinancialCareers, Paul spent six years working for various titles within Financial Times’ business publishing division and two years working for specialist publisher Hedge Fund Intelligence. He has a degree in Journalism, Film and Broadcasting from Cardiff University.
David Charters is a partner in the investment banking firm Partner Capital and Vice Chairman of the business networking organisation the D Group. He was head of equity syndicate first at SG Warburg and subsequently at Deutsche Bank, where he also co-headed the private equity principal investment team in Equity Capital Markets. He is the author of two collections of short stories and five novels, all set in the Square Mile, the latter featuring his City anti-hero Dave Hart. He is co-founder of the Beacon Prize for Philanthropy and a trustee of the John Smith Memorial Trust, which runs a fellowship scheme for young leaders from countries in the former Soviet Union.
Eli Lederman was born in New York City in 1963. A graduate in physics from Brown University, he received a PhD at NYU before spending two years as a post-doctoral fellow at Harvard. During a fourteen year career at Morgan Stanley, half in New York and half in London, Eli was a managing director who established innovative new businesses in electronic trading and financial technology. In 2007 he became founding chief executive of a pan-European stock market owned by several of the largest investment banks in the world, a role he left when the business was sold in 2010. He has been a landscaper and a lifeguard, prep cook and head cook, teacher and professor, semiconductor engineer and salesman; he has washed dishes and bused tables, painted houses, delivered flowers and tended bar, among other jobs. Since 2001, Eli has lived in England with his wife and three children. His novel HIGH FINANCE is now on sale worldwide.
Dominic Connor is a has been a City headhunter for seven years, specialising in Quant & Risk roles and is a director or DQR Search. He is the author of “The Guide to Quant Careers” and “When it hits the fan, a careers guide for interesting times”. He has held a variety of roles varying from managing the development of analytics and trading systems to teaching C++ to quants.
Rebecca Vernhout writes for eFinancialCareers’ English language website for the Netherlands. She has worked at national news (NOS) for several years as foreign editor and has been employed as marketeer and communication-advisor for the second-largest Dutch trade union (CNV) as well as several entrepreneurs. She is also a freelance editor for the main Dutch broadcast organisations (Radio 1, Radio 2, BNR News Radio) and a daily talkshow.
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