The new FIG boss at JP

Helge Weiner-Trapness could have been an Alpine skier, but instead he chose to be JPMorgan''s head of financial institutions group. We profile him.

Given the choice would you choose to race down snow-capped mountains at close to 68 miles an hour, skirting past pine trees to the sound of cowbells, hunched low in freshly waxed skis, knowing that you are split seconds away from national glory and a possible Olympic gold medal or would you choose to become an investment banker

This was the stark choice presented to the fresh-faced Helge Weiner-Trapness. The new JPMorgan head of FIG financial institutions group was a highly accomplished Alpine skier, and at the age of 19 had to decide whether he was going to commit the next seven years of his life to Val d'Isere, Kitzbuhel and Val Gardena, or...

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