Crack the Code of Career Success with Joanna Welsh, Chief Risk Officer at Citadel

Episode #286

Joanna Welsh

Chief Risk Officer at Citadel

Have you ever stumbled upon your true calling in the most unexpected way? Meet our guest Joanna Welsh, who shares how she found her passion in risk management, all while starting out in the world of molecular biology and genetic engineering. Her story is a testament to the power of serendipity and the importance of being open to unexpected twists in our career paths. Joanna proves that sometimes the best fit is found where you least expect it.
Today, Joanna Welsh is the Chief Risk Officer at Citadel and also chairs the firm’s Portfolio Committee advising on risk tolerance levels for the strategies, businesses and funds. Joanna highlights the importance of finding the right fit in terms of people and culture. She emphasizes the significance of not settling for a place that doesn't align with your goals and values, and encourages us to seek environments where you can work with the best people in your field. 

Whether you're navigating your career or looking for ways to advance in your profession, Joanna's insights on taking risks and continuously learning from experiences will inspire you to step out of your comfort zone and embrace new opportunities. Tune in to this episode and discover how finding the right fit can lead to greater success and fulfillment.

“I’d rather be the nth best person on a team of superstars than the star person on an okay team.”

Joanna Welsh