Having recently turned 30, I paused to reflect on my personal and professional accomplishments. Completing two professional qualifications, working in three different countries, and
I first discovered my passion for finance while auditing active investment managers at Deloitte. Following this, I moved to London in the UK to work for an alternative investment firm before returning to Canada to work for a fund administration firm in Montreal.
As the years went by, I had the opportunity to work with many ex-investment bankers, private equity
I was raised in a poor country by parents who have always been involved with charities. They have passed on their values and given me compassion for those in need. I feel fulfilled when I see that I have made a difference in someone’s life. I want to pursue a career in the field I am passionate about while deriving the satisfaction that comes from helping people. Therefore I decided to leave my job in the institutional financial services sector to work in wealth management.
This was a risky decision, but I believe life is about finding yourself. My previous work experiences were a journey toward self-discovery. I think working with clients and helping them achieve their financial goals will prove to be a reward worth the risk. I am now convinced that this is what I want to do for the rest of my life.
“Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.”