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Oxford MSc Financial Economics

Oxford MSc Financial Economics

Meet the MFE careers team

The Careers Service provide you with opportunities to gain the specialist skills and knowledge you require to compete for jobs at the highest level within the world of professional finance. We assist with on campus recruiting, job postings including internships, host networking sessions, and provide the class profile book

John Madgwick – Head of Finance Careers 

John provides advice and coaching to students interested in pursing a career in the financial services sector; with a particular focus on investment banking, private equity / venture capital, commercial banking, risk management and financial regulation. John focuses on building relationships with institutional recruiters and industry professionals and coordinating on and off-campus recruitment / networking events.

An Oxford alumnus, John has spent 15 years in fixed income sales and trading before spending time in investment banking and asset management recruitment both in agency and in-house.  

Ben Leslie - Career Coach and Employer Engagement Manager 

Ben focuses on providing career advice and coaching to students interested in pursuing a career in investment banking, capital markets, asset management and private wealth management. Ben has 15 years experience in executive search focusing on the international finance industry.   

Sean Thomey - Employer Engagement Manager 

Sean focuses on client engagement within the financial services sector encompassing investment banking, corporate and commercial banking, risk management and financial regulation, asset management, insurance, corporate real estate and fintech.  

Industry advisors

In addition to our Careers team, we also work with industry advisors who are experts with deep knowledge and experience of their particular industry. They bring their sector expertise to support your career service and also provide mock interview practice ahead of the real thing.

  • 27 industry advisors
  • 5 sectors
  • 13+ industries
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