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GC Stories: Duane Shippey

BNY Mellon's Duane Shippey set up scholarship at his alma mater three years ago that has created a steppingstone for students to defeat the odds which can be stacked against them from an early age – particularly those from a minority background. Here he discusses what this kind of financial support and representation can bring, along with highlighting the racial inequality that remains across our society.

GC Stories: Bryan Murphy

The desert race series is considered by TIME Magazine as one of the top 10 endurance competitions in the world, but this didn’t put off Bryan Murphy, global head of intermediaries client coverage at Citi. Here, Murphy takes us through his epic adventures through the Atacama, Gobi and Namibian deserts and a gruelling final leg in Antarctica.

GC Stories: Andrew Pitts-Tucker

After 25 years in financial services, Andrew Pitts-Tucker made the move of a lifetime out of the sector to focus on his passion for wildlife conservation in Africa. Andrew tells his tale of charity work, face-offs with poachers and applying lessons learnt from financial services to make a real difference in the country and how it inspired his move back to securities services to focus on ESG.

GC Stories: Daniel Hickey

Before his role as EMEA head of network management for Barclays, Daniel Hickey was an officer in the British army, completing two tours of Afghanistan and one of Sierra Leone during the Ebola crisis. In this captivating episode, Hickey tells his story and gives his perspectives on some important issues in the world right now.

GC Stories: Scott Coey

More people have been to space than have completed the 777 endurance race - 7 marathons in 7 continents in 7 days - but Scott Coey, formerly of BNY Mellon, stepped up to the challenge. He talks us through the epic adventure that took him through extreme conditions as he was spurred on by a great cause.