Location: M&G Investments, London, EC4R 0HH
This event is open to current and recent university students who are interested in finding out more about working in Fund Management. You will have the opportunity to hear from successful employees at M&G as well as networking and a Q&A session with further M&G employees, including current and former graduates. The day will include workshops and employability skills sessions.
Applications from students with a non-Finance background are encouraged. Please only register for one Insights Day.
Speakers: Jonathan Willcocks and Rajmeet Bhatti
Jonathan Willcocks joined the industry in 1986, beginning his career with Hambros Bank in the Investment Management Division. Having moved into Investment Sales from Hambros, he joined Prolific as Regional Sales Manager in 1993 responsible for marketing mutual funds to intermediaries in East Anglia and West Midlands. Following the merger with Aberdeen in 1997, he became Investment Sales Director, having additional responsibility for clients in London and Switzerland. He moved to US investment house MFS in 2001 as Sales Director, responsible for sales into UK and Scandinavia before joining M&G Investments in February 2005 where he is now Managing Director for Global Retail Sales.
Jonathan’s current responsibilities include being a board member, distribution strategy and overseeing all sales channels in the UK, Europe, Middle East, South Africa and Asia. Jonathan is also a Fellow of the UK Securities Institute, and a Chartered Wealth Manager. He also now sits on the UK IMA Investment Funds Committee.
Rajmeet joined M&G in 2005 and currently holds the position of Executive Business Manager supporting the M&G CEO and CFO’s respective offices. Rajmeet’s main responsibilities include coordinating the development of the M&G Group strategic business plan working across Finance and with the planning teams of the individual M&G business units to do so. Aligned with this is the responsibility for the analysis and articulation of M&G’s business and financial performance both for internal and external reporting purposes. Rajmeet is also responsible for leading projects for the CEO and / or CFO.
Prior to this, Rajmeet worked in the Finance function within M&G Retail. In this role, she worked closely with the Retail Global Sales team providing financial analysis and reporting to support decision making and the achievement of the growth plans across the distribution business.
Before M&G, Rajmeet started her career in Finance working at Ferrero in a junior management accountant role. Rajmeet graduated from Warwick University in 2003 with BSc hons in Economics and Politics. Rajmeet is an Associate Chartered Management Accountant.
Outside of work, Rajmeet is an active member of 100 Women in Hedge Funds and sits on the London Gala Committee with responsibility for the organisation of the annual charity gala event. Rajmeet also loves exploring new travel destinations with friends and is a keen skier and a less keen runner.
09.15 – 09.30 – Registration
09.30 – 09.45 – Welcome
09.45 – 10.30 – Trading Exercise, Round 1
10.30 – 11.15 – Jonathan Willcocks – What is Investment Management?
11.15 – 11.25 – Break
11.25 – 12.00 – Trading Exercise, Round 2
12.00 – 13.15 – Speed Networking & Lunch
13.15 – 13.45 – Trading Exercise, Round 3
13.45 – 14.30 – Rajmeet Bhatti - Business Speaker
14.30 – 15.00 – Trading Exercise, Round 4
15.00 – 15.10 – Break
15.10 – 15.40 – Employability Skills
15.40 – 16.00 – Trading Exercise, Final Scores
16.00 – 16.30 – Former & Current Graduate Panel Discussion
16.30 – 17.00 – Close and Networking