Close
Enter your search into one or more of the boxes below:
You can refine your search by selecting from any of the options below:
Search
The Virgin Banker

The Virgin Banker (Hardback)

£20.00
Despatched in 2 business days.
Order now for Free delivery in the UK or choose Express Delivery to receive in 2 business days.
More on delivery...

Synopsis

Jayne-Anne Gadhia, the straight-talking CEO of Virgin Money, looks back at the events that have influenced, shaped and inspired her to become one of the most powerful women in banking. With anecdotes from her life before becoming a banker, including beating the bullies and experiencing racism as part of a mixed race marriage, through to building a business from scratch, working at RBS under Fred Goodwin just before the financial crash, and steering Virgin Money to become a listed business, breaking boundaries along the way, professionally and personally. Jayne-Anne shines a light on issues surrounding the role of women in banking and the alpha-male dinosaurs that dominate the industry. She draws on the relationships and deals that have shaped her career so far, including her personal experience with mental health issues, which has helped her attitude and approach to both her business and personal life. This is not a conventional biography, nor a 'how to do it' business book. It is a candid, fresh and fascinating insight into being a woman in business, the financial crisis and the way in which business can be conducted as a force for good.

BiographyBiography: generalBiography: business, industry, law & educationBiographyMemoirsBusinessBusiness & managementBusiness innovationBusinessFinance & accountingFinanceBankingBusinessFinance & accountingFinanceCorporate financePhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial issues & processesSocial discrimination Publisher: Ebury Publishing Publication Date: 20/04/2017 ISBN-13: 9780753548462  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
Availability: Despatched in 2 business days.

Jayne-Anne Gadhia is the CEO of Virgin Money, and the longest-serving CEO of any European bank. A Chartered Accountant, she spent six years at Norwich Union (now Aviva) before becoming one of the founders of Virgin Direct in 1995 In 1998 she set up the Virgin One account which was acquired by the Royal Bank of Scotland in 2001. After five years at RBS as part of the Retail Executive Committee, she returned to Virgin as the CEO of Virgin Money. In 2012 Virgin Money acquired Northern Rock and, in 2014, successfully listed on the London Stock Exchange. A vocal supporter of businesses responsibility to make a positive contribution to society, Jayne-Anne is a trustee of Business in the Community, the Tate Gallery, and non-exec Director of the Dumfries House Trust. And in 2014 she was awarded a CBE in 2014 for services to banking and voluntary service. In 2015 Jayne-Anne led a government review focused on the representation of women in the Financial Services industry. Her report led to HM Treasury's Women in Finance Charter - a commitment by firms to work together for gender equality in financial services. In 2016 Jayne-Anne was appointed as the government's Women in Finance Champion; she was recently appointed to the London Mayor's Business Advisory Board and is leading a Review into Student Support in Scotland. Jayne-Anne lives in Edinburgh with her husband and their teenaged daughter.

More books by Jayne Anne Gadhia

Leave Review

Delivery

Delivery Options

All delivery times quoted are the average, and cannot be guaranteed. These should be added to the availability message time, to determine when the goods will arrive. During checkout we will give you a cumulative estimated date for delivery.

Location 1st Book Each additional book Average Delivery Time
UK Second Class Available free for ALL orders. No charge for each additional book. 3-7 Days
UK First Class £4.50 £1.00 1-2 Days
UK Courier £7.00 £1.00 1-2 Days
Western Europe** Courier £17.00 £3.00 2-3 Days
Western Europe** Airmail £5.00 £1.50 4-14 Days
USA / Canada Courier £20.00 £3.00 2-4 Days
USA / Canada Airmail £7.00 £3.00 4-14 Days
Rest of World Courier £22.50 £3.00 3-6 Days
Rest of World Airmail £8.00 £3.00 7-21 Days

** Includes Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Irish Republic, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.

Delivery Help & FAQs

Returns Information

If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase*, you may return it to us in its original condition with in 30 days of receiving your delivery or collection notification email for a refund. Except for damaged items or delivery issues the cost of return postage is borne by the buyer. Your statutory rights are not affected.

* For Exclusions and terms on damaged or delivery issues see Returns Help & FAQs

You might also like

Praxishandbuch Wirtschaft in Afrika
(Paperback)
Thomas Schmidt; Kay Pfaffenberger;...
 
 
£24.99
 

Currently out of stock

Lecture Notes in Introduction to...
(Paperback)
Ivan E. Brick
 
 
£40.00
 
Fundamental Concepts in Technical...
(Paperback)
Spenser Brown
 
 
£119.00
 

Currently out of stock

Who's Going to Pay for This?: How to...
(Paperback)
Renee Couture
 
 
£16.39
 

Currently out of stock

Latest Blog
Foyles' Find Your Way Through ... Depression
24/04/2017

How the tv series 13 Reasons Why and Prince Harry's revelations about his own mental health have both sparked important debates about teen wellbeing.

Meg Howrey on the Impossibility of Avoiding Science in Fiction
24/04/2017

As her new book, The Wanderers, is published, exclusively for Foyles, Meg Howrey discusses why all writers of contemporary fiction are going to have to deal with science, and the interesting things that happen between and beyond the categories.

Sara Paretsky Recalls a Childhood as the 'Town Giraffe' in Lawrence, Kansas
20/04/2017

As her new V I Warshawski novel, Fallout, is published, Sara Paretsky recalls her childhood in Lawrence, Kansas and how the town has provided the inspiration and setting for several of her novels, including Fallout.

View all Blog Entries
Twitter
Show/Hide Tweets
© W&G Foyle Ltd