How do I switch from corporate finance to public affairs? – Financial Times

How do I switch from corporate finance to public affairs? – Financial Times

I am an MBA graduate with experience in corporate finance, exploring options in public affairs — particularly where lobbyist professionals connect with clients and governments around the world. It is not a typical path, and opportunities are even fewer due to the coronavirus pandemic. How can I make this shift without having to start my career all over again? Are transferable skills sufficient enough to land a job? Male, 30s

Jonathan’s answer will appear on January 20.

Jonathan Black is director of the Careers Service at the University of Oxford. Every fortnight he answers your questions on personal and career development, and working life. Do you have a question for him? Email dear.jonathan@ft.com