Yana is a senior associate within the Commercial & Digital practice at Leathwaite, specialising in placing senior talent within areas including; Retail Banking, Digital, Fintech, Payments and Corporate/Commercial/Transaction Banking. She works with a broad range of financial services clients, covering global banks, asset managers, fintech firms, insurance firms, private equity backed businesses etc. Yana joined Leathwaite as a graduate where she supported the delivery of mandates across the broader Leathwaite business. Prior to joining Leathwaite, Yana worked at IBM Deutschland in Global Marketing, while completing her degree in International Business and German at the University of Birmingham where she achieved a First-Class Honours.
As well as possessing experience of working overseas, Yana is a keen linguist and fluent in; English, Russian, Ukrainian and German which helps her deliver across a broad spectrum of international search mandates.