The Buy-side Trading Community (BTC) by K&KGC have a global network of members with over 900 senior, heads and global heads of trading from asset management and hedge fund firms across Europe, Asia and the U.S.
Mental Health is a
very important issue for Buy-side Traders
Our objectives are to:
Raise awareness around this key issue
Help make a change and encourage buy-side traders to speak out about their #mentalhealth issues.
What have we achieved so far with our #buysidementalhealth campaign:
✔ A #buysidementalhealth benchmarking anonymous survey received 116 responses from buy-side trading desks globally.
✔ #Buysidementalhealth six months - an update video was produced.
✔ A webinar is planned during Mental Health Awareness Week on 11th May.
✔ Quotes from senior, heads and global heads of trading were prepared and promoted on social media to continue to create awareness around the campaign
✔ Quotes were collected from the Buy-side Trading Community to create awareness of how important mental health is in the capital markets in particular during the pandemic.
✔ #Buysidementalhealth was launched on Mental Health Day in 2020 - on the 8th October 2020. Quotes were collected from the Buy-side Trading Community to create awareness of how important mental health is in the capital markets in particular during the pandemic. A video was produced to create awareness.
✔ The topic of mental health was raised at the 8th Annual Alpha Trader Forum Global Summit in London.