John Craven, CEO of upReach, contributes to an article explaining the differences between front office, middle office and back office roles in investment banks.
(Source: eFinancial Careers, Sarah Butcher)
Front office investment banking jobs have traditionally been the easiest to define. “Historically, front office jobs in investment banks were those trading on behalf of the bank, or directly working with clients or creating products, research or analysis for them,” says John Craven, a former director of structured products and capital markets at Bank of America Merrill Lynch who now runs upReach, a social mobility charity.
The original article can be found online here.