Alex Adams

Assistant Vice President, Technology & operations

What do you enjoy most about your apprenticeship?

Within my apprenticeship, the thing I enjoy the most is making a contribution to my team whether it’s through the work I complete or assisting my colleagues by working with them. I get satisfaction out of completing a task and helping my team in any way I can.


How would you describe the culture at the bank?

I would describe the culture at the bank as very inclusive and friendly. They helped me to settle in very easily when I joined and I feel I can come to my manager and team if I have any problems.

I get satisfaction out of completing a task and helping my team in any way I can.

What skills are important for an apprenticeship?

Skills that are useful for an apprenticeship are being self-motivated and having time management in order to fit university work around working for the bank.


What do you enjoy doing in your personal time?

In my personal time, I am usually producing music and I have been playing guitar for ten years. I also enjoy playing golf on the weekends with my friends despite not being very good.


In one word, how would you describe Bank of America Merrill Lynch?



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Which of these teams most appeals to you?

Banking, markets & finance

Banking, markets and finance roles across the bank work directly with our customers across the U.S. and companies and institutional clients globally.                

Corporate functions

Teams across our corporate functions are essential specialist teams that work to ensure the strategic, efficient and successful running of the bank's day-to-day business.         

Technology & operations

Global technology & operations teams help to provide the infrastructure, technology platforms and information security capabilities crucial to our ability to serve our customers and clients.

Where are you in your education?

Bachelor'sMaster'sMBAPhD Other