Balancing Career and Parenthood

Lyndsay Shields, Head of Data and Analytics - Danske Bank UK

On this episode of Code Bytes, Stephen is joined by Lyndsay Shields, Head of Data and Analytics at Danske Bank UK. 

In this episode, Lyndsay shares her journey from an English literature graduate to heading the Data and Analytics at Danske Bank. She delves into her early career phases, emphasising transformative roles that refined her project management and business consulting skills, which paved her path into the technical realm despite her non-tech background.

Lyndsay discusses the dynamic challenges and opportunities she encountered while leading major data transformation projects, the strategic impact of mentorship, and the importance of diversity and inclusion in her leadership roles. 

Reflecting on personal and professional growth, she shares insights on overcoming self-doubt and embracing leadership in a technical world, offering inspiration and guidance for aspiring professionals navigating their tech journeys.

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