Jayne-Anne Gadhia

Kirsty Young interviews Jayne-Anne Gadhia, CEO of Virgin Money.

Kirsty Young's castaway is Jayne-Anne Gadhia, Chief Executive of Virgin Money. She is currently the government's Women in Finance Champion. She worked for Fred Goodwin at RBS just prior to the financial crisis before returning to Virgin Money in 2007. A mother of one, she endured many miscarriages and has written about her experience of post-natal depression following her daughter's birth.

An only child, she was brought up first in the Midlands, then in East Anglia. She was one of very few girls to attend a newly co-educational boys' school where she was bullied. Following a year spent working in an unemployment office she went to Royal Holloway College in London where she met her future husband, Ash, to whom she's been married for 33 years. Earlier this year she published her autobiography.

Producer: Cathy Drysdale.

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45 minutes

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Fri 28 Jul 2017 09:00

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  • CASTAWAY'S FAVOURITE

    • Johann Pachelbel

      Canon in D Major

      • Pachelbel's Canon in D Major.
      • Classic Home Records.
      • 2.
  • Queen

    Bohemian Rhapsody

    • A Night at the Opera.
    • Universal.
    • 11.
  • Gary Moore

    Parisienne Walkways

    • Back on the Streets.
    • MCA.
    • 8.
  • Gerry Rafferty

    Baker Street

    • City to City.
    • EMI.
    • 002.
  • REO Speedwagon

    Keep On Loving You

    • Hi Infidelity.
    • Sony.
    • 2.
  • Hans Zimmer

    Now We Are Free

    Singer: Lisa Gerrard. Orchestra: The Lyndhurst Orchestra.
    • Gladiator: Music from the Motion Picture.
    • Decca.
    • 17.
  • Donny Osmond

    Survivor

    • The Soundtrack of My Life.
    • Decca.
    • 12.
  • Bryan Adams

    (Everything I Do) I Do It For You

    • Waking Up The Neigbours.
    • EMI.
    • 12.
  • BOOK CHOICE

    Les Misérables by Victor Hugo

  • LUXURY ITEM

    A sari

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Presenter Kirsty Young
Interviewed Guest Jayne-Anne Gadhia
Producer Cathy Drysdale

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