Career snapshot: An investment analyst with the World Bank Group

Investment traders at work at the Ghana Stock Exchange in Accra, Ghana. Photo by: Jonathan Ernst / World Bank / CC BY-NC-ND 

Knowledge of Plato, Aristotle and philosophical principles isn’t exactly applicable to Giorgio Felici’s current job running numbers and analyzing financial trends.

And according to Felici, an investment analyst at the International Finance Corporation in Paris, a master’s degree in philosophy from King’s College in London wasn’t particularly useful when he applied to the position, either.

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    Jeff Tyson

    Jeff is a former global development reporter for Devex. Based in Washington, D.C., he covers multilateral affairs, U.S. aid, and international development trends. He has worked with human rights organizations in both Senegal and the U.S., and prior to joining Devex worked as a production assistant at National Public Radio. He holds a master's degree in journalism from Columbia University and a bachelor’s degree in international relations and French from the University of Rochester.