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Mr Adrian Burbanks

Human Geography, 1987

Employment details
First Vice President and Head of EMEA Credit Risk
Merrill Lynch Europe PLC

Impact of degree on career choice and current opportunities
Statistical and geographical knowledge are critical for heading a multi-national global team of analysts. My team deals with counterparty and transaction analysis to support global market businesses in Europe, The Middle East and Africa.

Advice to current students
Develop a broad range of skills including lateral thinking abilities, but above all, develop people skills especially listening, understanding and absorbing different ideas and perspectives.

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