A brief chat with… Yash Shanghavi
For October’s Assay Q&A we will be getting to know our newest member of the team: Yash Shanghavi. Yash is an analyst based in our Birmingham office and has been with us for 5 months.
Tell us about what you are currently working on
I haven’t been at Assay long, as I am on my placement year – however I am supporting some really interesting deals, such as the sale of a software agency.
What non work-related achievement are you most proud of?
I was the was the Head of Events at a university society – over the year me and my team raised over £3000 for various charities.
What’s the first thing you would do if you won the lottery tomorrow?
20/80 split, of spending and investing.
Who would you say is your hero?
Don’t have a hero – I take inspiration from many individuals.
What’s the most challenging job you have ever done?
When I was younger, I used to go and mow lawns for the neighbours – which proved to be a struggle, because I suffer from hay fever.
When you are not at Assay what do you like to do to relax?
Many things – but primarily gym and going out.
Tell us something about yourself that people would be surprised about
I used to play piano – and have achieved grade 5
What is your favourite food or restaurant?
Apart from home cooking – I love Lebanese food