Lorraine is a Director at UBS - a Swiss global financial services firm by day, Co-Founder of UV Talent Booking Agency and Founder of University Gospel Choir of the Year UK and Ghana by night and Exec MBA Student at the University of Oxford by…. what ever time of the day is left! British born Ghanaian, Lorraine graduated from Brunel University in 2009 and has gone on to build a career in financial services, having worked for the likes of Accenture and now UBS where she spent a year working in the US and 3 years working in Switzerland. Outside of her day job, Lorraine is most proud and passionate about her 2 ventures. 8 years ago, Lorraine turned her passion for gospel music by founding the internationally recognized University Gospel Choir of the Year (UGCY) in the UK and more recently, in Ghana.Lorraine has successfully scaled the annual “X factor meets university choirs” style events, together with her team, from a primarily London based universities event to a nationwide, televised event within one year and an international event within 6 years. UGCY is all about building communities through music and equipping students with diverse skills, whilst providing a platform to showcase talent on a national level. Over the last 7 years, UGCY has worked with over 5500 students from over 40 UK and 20 Ghanaian universities, airs on UK sky channel 239 and was aired in Ghana as a 6 part episode reality TV series on Ghanaian TV. The fast growth and scale of the UGCY network of gospel choirs fueled the birth of UV Talent Ltd. Lorraine is a co-founder and director of UV talent, the music talent and event management agency arm of UGCY which supplies gospel choirs, backing vocalists, musicians and event professionals to TV shows and commercials, corporate events, weddings, music recordings etc. UV Talent's most notable clients include: X factor and Britain’s Got Talent where UGCY/UV Talent have been the exclusive supplier of backing choirs and singers since 2012; BBC Proms, The Voice, Text Santa and Beats by Dre TV commercials, Beats by Dre, 'We are the City' Award show, Taste of London food festival and Sister Act Live cinema experience to name but a few. An ambassador to One Young World, a Global Forum for social change makers and young leaders from across the world, Lorraine is passionate about solving some of the world’s most pressing challenges and is particularly passionate about Africa and pushing the Aspiring Africa narrative. Lorraine has been recognized for the impact she creates in her community outside her day job, by being named a 'Future of Ghana' 30 under 30 pioneer in 2015 and subsequently was a judge for the 2016 publication. Lorraine has also been recognized as a Black British Business Awards - Rising Star winner and a Ghanaian UK based achievement (GUBA) Community Champion. Asides from Lorraine's day job, ventures and interests, Lorraine is on track to complete her Exec. MBA from the Said Business School, University of Oxford this year.