Yifan Wang

Assistant Vice President, Global Risk
Yifan Wang 728X400

What persuaded you to work for Bank of America Merrill Lynch?

The bank’s strong brand name, emphasis on corporate culture, and willingness to invest in my career development.


What do you enjoy most about your job?

One of the best things about my job is the supportive team environment. I work with a team of senior risk managers who are always friendly and willing to share their knowledge. I am encouraged to ask questions and contribute my inputs, which in turn accelerate my learning.


What skills are important for a risk analyst?

Strong integrity, analytical skills and attention to detail.

One of the best things about my job is the supportive team environment.

How do you describe the culture at the bank?

I love that the bank’s culture focuses on diversity and inclusion that allows employees to be themselves and feel valued at work. The culture is also reinforced through our employee networks that support various causes such as disability advocacy, empowerment of women, LGBT+ Pride, etc.


What advice would you give to students?

Having a positive attitude is always a great start.


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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