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Sophie Jelstrup is the Chief Dealer & Functional Lead - Global Trading at Nordea Markets. Sophie is based in Copenhagen, Denmark, studied economics and has a double master's degree in Finance from the University of Copenhagen and Imperial College London.
She worked within the financial industry since I started at a pension fund as a student worker while studying and continued since then through the graduate program at NORDEA Markets. She is also the co-founder of BlueTomorrow - the Large Corporates & Institutions’ shadow board that connects top management with employees' voices.
Nordea Markets is the leading capital markets partner in the Nordics.
Nordea Markets takes part in the Nordea Graduate Programme. The Nordea Graduate Programme is an extensive program that covers a variety of business areas whether that is in markets, IT, business, or compliance – all in which you will be able to accelerate your career and evolve both professionally and personally.
Connect with Sophie on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sophie-jelstrup-70bb0343/
Sign up for the Nordea LC&I and Markets Graduate Open House (Oct 26th, 2022): https://email.nordeamarkets.com/public/event/RegistrationForm/43425F4B7143415E417740
Apply to the Nordea Graduate Program 2023 (deadline Oct 31st, 2022): https://careers.nordea.com/job/K%C3%B8benhavn-S-Tech-and-Finance-Graduates-to-Nordea-Markets%2C-Investment-Banking-and-ESG-2300/856005401/?feedId=335801&amp;utm_source=CareerSite
03:55 What does it mean to be a dealer at Nordea Markets?
08:11 How did you start your career in the finance sector?
10:41 What do you think are the 3 most important skills to consider to pursue this career path?
14:43 How would you describe your career path?
20:32 What advice can you share for professionals looking to enter the financial sector?
25:00 Networking and the transition to a full-time role.
28:05 What is financial freedom?
33:20 How do you manage challenges at work?
37:20 What is the culture like within the financial sector?
38:28 What does it mean to build a showdown board like Blue Tomorrow?
41:30 What was the impact of the graduate program when you started?
49:00 Final 5 Fire Questions.