Magic Circle Awards Special: William Ladenburg, Private Client Director, Close Brothers
What was the pivotal moment in your career?
I think leaving accountancy which I did after three, for me quite torturous, years and I moved into the investment management. It proved to be the correct decision few years later.
Who has been a good influence on you?
In Close Brothers, it has been Nancy Curtin, she has definitely been a great influence on me and a great mentor. Also Penny Lovell who has been with us for three years now. She has been a great mentor and I am very appreciative of that. Outside of work, I would say my first son who was born quite ill with lots of difficulties. He has been a great inspiration.
Cyprus, one bail-in and one super-size Chinese investor later
Cyprus has had worldwide headlines and most of them have left the impression that Cyprus is sitting on scorched earth. In an ongoing series of interviews with international financial centres and Cypriot entrepreneurs on the effects of the bail-in, Citywealth speaks with Chris Lazarides a property