This 23 year-old knocked on the door of a BlackRock fund manager in London’s wealthiest neighbourhood and found himself launched into a career in finance
|01/21/2019||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
- Reggie Nelson was a promising soccer player from a social housing estate in London who ended up getting a job in finance against the odds.
- At the age 17, Nelson knocked on the doors of dozens of houses in London’s wealthiest neighbourhood, Kensington, following the death of his father and met a BlackRock manager who encouraged him to apply for a career in finance.
- After an internship at Blackrock, Nelson moved to Legal and General Investment Management in London, where he is the only black analyst.
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