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REAL ROLE MODEL


Zuhra Rahman
Regulatory Risk and Compliance Officer
Auto Trader
WHAT DO YOU DO?

I help make sure that our company follows the law and regulations, particularly when it comes to finance and insurance products.

WHAT SKILLS DO YOU USE MOST IN YOUR JOB?
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Leadership
  • Problem-solving
  • Data analysis
  • Research
WHAT'S THE MOST INTERESTING THING YOU'VE WORKED ON IN YOUR CAREER SO FAR?

I helped Auto Trader launch their finance products from the beginning to end. This has meant that I have been part of the digital and tech parts of the project which are super interesting and fun!

WHAT'S YOUR EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND?

I studied Law at University which helped teach me skills like researching and interpreting the law. I'm now able to apply those same skills to regulations and make them clearer and easier for others to understand.

WHAT INSPIRED YOU TO GO INTO DIGITAL & TECH?

I have a very serious and important job, but I wanted to work in a fun, creative environment to fit my personality. That's what keeps me driven, motivated and loving my job.

WHAT ADVICE WOULD YOU GIVE TO GIRLS THINKING ABOUT A CAREER IN DIGITAL AND TECH?

Any career can be fulfilling and make you happy but you have to make sure it's the right one for you. So, you should always try new things and learn what you like; it's okay to have a go and change your mind, until you get it right.


I AM...
COLOURFUL
PASSIONATE
ENTHUSIASTIC