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Elaine Deehan: I was in the right place at the right time with the right skill set

Whether it’s her beginnings at Citi, a start-up like CurrencyFair or challenger bank Starling, Elaine Deehan has been at the coalface of fintech and is now heading up Total Processing in Ireland

Elaine Deehan of Total Processing Ireland: when you’re the first person, you’re doing everything

I was really fortunate when I started in Citi. I had a brilliant manager who took me under his wing. One of the things that I learned in particular there is don't take shortcuts for the sake of it. You’ve got to get things done but your career and your professional life is going to hopefully be long and fruitful, so do things right.

I worked in the Citi innovation lab. Fintech had started to ...