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(The Guardian) Local student comes top in financial exams

Thursday 21 February 2013

A trainee on the NHS Leadership Academy graduate management training scheme has beaten off stiff competition from more than 4,500 candidates to be awarded the top prize in the world for a financial exam. Patrick O'Brien, 28, from St Werburghs in Bristol, joined the scheme run by the Academy in 2010 on the finance programme. As part of his training, he recently sat the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) F3 Financial Strategy exam and achieved the highest mark for the paper beating 4,764 candidates worldwide.

 

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