Declan Ee always knew he wanted to run his own business.
But when he graduated from University College London in 2006, he saw his peers applying for jobs at investment banks and decided to give it a try.
His first gig? Lehman Brothers.
“I liked seeing how businesses worked on a global scale. So that was very interesting.”
But the 2008 collapse of Lehman Brothers not only roiled global markets, it was a shake-up for Ee too.
“I was in the subprime mortgage division. I dodged reporters while walking to Lehman in Canary Wharf. It made me double down on