The Qatar office of international financial advice firm Guardian Wealth Management (GWM) has seen its first candidate pass through the group's professional internship programme.
Peter Gollogly, 20, from Glasgow is studying for an honours degree in Law and Marketing at Strathclyde University. He spent five weeks with the members of the Qatar office of GWM who put him through a structured and challenging assessment programme. This was designed to give him a solid grounding in some of the most important aspects of a financial services advisory practice and in particular, what is required to provide a quality service to clients.
David Russell, the Senior Executive Officer of the Qatar office said: “As a progressive organisation we are keen to attract young and talented people, ambitious to build a career in financial services advice and our internship programme reflects that goal. Working alongside our team of expert financial advisers, individuals like Peter can obtain a superb insight into the workings of a professional advisory practice and, we hope, go on to enjoy a very rewarding career in financial services.
At the end of his five week course, Peter received a Certificate of Internship and a letter of commendation.
Guardian Wealth Management is a professional financial planning service dealing with international workers and expatriate clients across the UK, mainland Europe and the Middle East. It is a founder member of the Federation of European IFAs, the trade body representing English-speaking IFAs in Europe.
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