Selina joined Barclays in 2011 and has since progressed to the position of Director within their Wealth and Investment Management division. As a Director, Selina manages a book of clients with a focus on females, ethnic minorities and entrepreneurs. She is also the lead on Wealth and Investment Management’s female client strategy which is focused on ensuring that females have equal access to financial services.
Before joining Barclays Selina lived between New York and London whilst working for Bank of America Merrill Lynch in Client Services. Prior to that, she worked for Citi Private Bank in New York as an Investment Officer in Global Trusts, Specialist in Global Wealth Transfer Planning and Operations. She decided to move into finance after working within the legal industry.
Selina graduated from the University of Leeds with an LLB (Hons) in Law, holds a Diploma in International Management from the University of Cambridge and a Certificate in International Business Practice. She is a Member of the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investments having completed the Investment Advice Diploma as well as a Trust and Estate Practitioner having completed STEP’s International Diploma in Trust Management. Selina was sworn in as a Licensed New York Attorney in 2012 and is a Member of the New York Bar Association.
In her spare time, Selina empowers ethnic minorities, entrepreneurs, female clients and colleagues through various initiatives including mentoring, the delivery of financial literacy, skill-based and career progression workshops. She also founded a number of female focused event groups, which focus on sharing best practice by females across Barclays. Furthermore, she has also started groups focused on ethnic minorities across the finance industry.
Over the last 20 years, Selina has volunteered for and founded a number of charitable initiatives including Law Clinics, soup kitchens and government backed school mentoring initiatives. Most recently, she was appointed onto the Board of Trustees for The Centre for Homelessness Impact, a technology and evidence based charity fighting to reduce homelessness.