Diary of a Private Banker: The inspiring story of a 'recovering' UBS London private banker

Freddie Pooter, 15/01/2021

Regular readers will know that a recurring theme of this diary is the issue of life after private banking. Namely, how do people break away from the grinding high-pressure world of private advisory and find freedom in the broad, sunlit uplands of normal life and fulfilling pursuits.

Well, I have a couple of new examples for those of you facing burnout, to provide encouragement in these dark Covid days.

Firstly, we turn to Becky Van Dijk, who was head of UBS financial intermediaries UK as an executive director up to 2016. Becky is half-Dutch, half-English but insists she is a confirmed tea-drinker. She has worryingly des...

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