Spotlight webinars aim to provide current and local information for CFA candidates, people considering the CFA Program and some CFA charterholders too.

Outline for the upcoming webinar:

  • A quick update – some highlights from CFA world.
  • Patrick Nugent, Resourcing Manager at specialist recruitment agency DGA, will provide his perspectives on career opportunities for CFA charterholders.
  • Career talk. Blake Etheridge-Yan, CFA, Adviser at Reserve Bank of New Zealand, will share his career journey and insights so far.

The webinar will be interactive and you can ask your questions.

It’s lunchtime! Please go ahead and eat your lunch while you’re in the webinar. If you know some other CFA candidates in your office, why not watch it together?

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About Patrick Nugent & DGA

Established in 1990, DGA specialises in banking and finance and has extensive preferred supplier arrangements with major domestic and international institutions in New Zealand including major banks, advisory firms, fund managers, investment banks and wealth specialists.

Patrick Nugent’s background includes several years of banking product and management roles across the UK, Europe and Australia. His first role in New Zealand was a client facing management role within the funds management sector. He focuses on senior search assignments. Patrick joined DGA in January 2007.

He is an Adviser in the Portfolio Management team at the Financial Markets Department in the Reserve Bank. He has a diverse experience in financial markets industry – previous to his current role he worked as a manager in funding & liquidity team at ASB bank, valuation controller in HSBC UK and others.

Blake Etheridge-Yan, CFA

Blake is an Adviser in the Reserve Bank of New Zealand’s Portfolio Management team. Portfolio Management is responsible for implementing monetary policy which includes managing New Zealand dollar liquidity and the Bank’s foreign reserves. In addition the team is charged with preserving and enhancing the value of the RBNZ balance sheet through their portfolio management activities. Before joining the Bank in 2020 Blake spent 11 years working in a variety of banking roles including treasury, portfolio management and finance in both London and New Zealand.

He holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) from the University of Auckland, is an accredited member of NZFMA, certified member of INFINZ and a CFA charterholder.