The world of Investor Relations (IR) is riddled with complexity at almost every turn. But this is not necessarily a bad thing. In fact, embracing complexity is a learnable skill that every single IR professional should aspire to. Today’s guest, Aarti Singhal, revels in complexity as she goes about her work as Managing Director in the Barclays corporate broking team. Aarti explains how she transitioned into investor relations and what she loves most about the industry, the highs and lows of IR work, what it means to be successful in IR, and why “influence” is important in the IR function. We also come to understand how Aarti’s experience of in-house IR has helped in her corporate broking role.