Podcast Guests

Here’s a full list of guests from all DiverCity® Podcast episodes:


Funke Abimbola MBE, Chief Executive Officer at the Austen Bronte Consultancy.


Anu Adebajo, Investment Manager at British Business Bank


Barbara Annis, CEO of Gender Intelligence Group


Carmen Arias Gonzalez, Banco Santander CIB


Vivienne Artz, Chief Privacy Officer at Thomson Reuters and President of Women in Banking and Finance




Robert Baker, Senior Partner and Global Client Director at Mercer


Jazz Bhogal,  Deputy Director for Civil Service D&I


Felicity Blake, ACI New Zealand


Ghela Boskovich, Founder of FemTechGlobal


Ben Brabyn, CEO of Level 39


Dr Miranda Brawn, Director of Legal and Transaction Management (EMEA) at Daiwa and Founder of the Miranda Brawn Diversity Leadership Foundation


Josh Brekenfeld, Oversight Manager, Lloyds of London


Steve Brown, Director of Empiric and Group Director of Tourstan Group


Tom Bull, Head of Fintech at EY


Pips Bunce, Head of Global Markets, Technology, Core Engineering Strategic 
Programmes at Credit Suisse



         Anne Cairns, Global Co-Chair of the 30% Club and Executive Vice Chairman of Mastercard  


        Claire Calmejane, Group Chief Innovation Officer for Societe General


Matt Cameron, Founder of The Ocean Partnership and LGBT Great



Sylvia Carrasco, Founder and CEO of Goldex Technologies


Alison Choy, Head of Machine Learning at Starling Bank


Paul Cleal, Vice Chair of Kingston University and board member and/or advisor to The Premier League, National Citizen Service Trust and Sainsbury’s Foundation


Kimberley Cole, Head of Solution Sales at Refinitiv (Formerly Thomson Reuters Financial & Risk)


Adam Conn, Head of Trading at Baillie Gifford


Rae Cooper, Professor of Gender, Work and Employment Relations, Associate Dean in the University of Sydney Business School and Director of the Women Work and Leadership Research Group at the University of Sydney


Charlotte Crosswell, CEO of Innovate Finance



Amali de Alwis, CEO of Code First: Girls


Pippa Dale, Head of Fixed Income Roadshows at BNP Paribas and Founding member of LBWomen.org


James De Sausmarez, Head of Investment Trusts at Janus Henderson Investors


Suzan Denoncourt, Managing Director of Ingenico Group Canada


Dr Nancy Doyle, Founder and CEO of Genius Within CIC



Matt Elliott, People Director at Virgin Money


Marissa Ellis, Strategy Consultant, Advisor and the Founder of Diversily


Jan Estep, President and CEO at NACHA



Dr Eliza Filby, Broadcaster and millennial expert


Mark Fryer, Director and board member of ABSTRACT



Tracey Groves, CEO and Founder of Intelligent Ethics


Andy Gibson, Head Gardner of Mindapples


Kate Grussing, Founder and Managing Director of Sapphire Partners



Claire Harvey MBE, Director of Culture & Inclusion, Edit Development and GB Athlete


Jane Hill, BBC Presenter


Lord Hayward of Cumnor


Lord Holmes of Richmond MBE




Jemima Jefferson, Inclusion and Diversity (I&D) consultant and Mental Health First Aid National Trainer with Mental Health First Aid England


Mariam Jimoh, Founder & Director of Women in the City Afro-Caribbean Network (WCAN)


Pamela Jones, Operational Change and Integration Manager at TP ICAP and Board Member at Women In Listed Derivatives



Jackie Kallman, Head of Payments Industry at ANZ


Kristina Kamfer


Bindi Karia, Technology & start up advocate and founder of her own boutique advisory firm


Husayn Kassai, CEO of Onfido


Natalie Kenway, Acting Editor of Investment Week


Jacqueline Keogh, Global Head Payments GTM at Western Union Business Solutions


Deanne Keetelaar, General Manager, Payments and Financial Services
Product & Innovation for Australia


Ruben Kostucki, COO at Makers Academy



Andy Lee, Strategic Lead for Diversity in Business for The Royal Bank of Scotland & NatWest Business Banking


Tim Levene, CEO of Augmentum


Gavin Lewis, Managing Director at Black Rock and Co-creator of The Diversity Project’s 


Diane Lightfoot, CEO of the Business Disability Forum 


Tiina Likki, Principal Advisor at The Behavioural Insights Team


Rania Llewellyn, Executive Vice President of Global Business Payments



           Dr Grace Lordan, Associate Professor in Behavioural Science at the London School of Economics

Liz Lumley, Steering Committee Member at FinTechTECHTalents18, Founder of The Collective Network and Advisory Board Member of DNXCommunity


Edie Lush, Executive Editor of Hub Culture and Host of Global GoalsCast


Justine Lutterodt, Director and Leadership Consultant for the Centre for Synchronous Leadership


Cathryn Lyall, Co-Founder of the Seismic Foundry



Madison Marriage, Tax and Accounting Correspondent at The Financial Times


Robert McKillop, Global Head of Product at Aberdeen Standard Investments


Heather Melville OBE, Director & Head of Client Experience at PwC



            James Melville-Ross, Senior Managing Director in the Strategic Communications segment of
            FTI Consulting

Alicia Millar, Director of Learning and Development (EMEA) at Reed Smith, NED of MyGWork and co-chair of the LGBT chapter of The Network of Networks (TNON)


Raphael Mokades, Founder and Managing Director of Rare Recruitment


Rosa Morgan-Baker, Head of Partnerships at The Brokerage


Dominie Moss, Founder of the Return Hub


Shafi Musaddique, Reporter at CNBC



Samantha Jayne Nelson, Vice President of Risk Engineering in the Global Energy Practice of Marsh


Reggie Nelson, Graduate Analyst at Legal and General Investment Management (LGIM)



          Richard Nesbitt, Adjunct Professor of the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto, Visiting
          Professor at the London School of Economics.  

Chris Newlands, Editor of Financial News


Birgit Neu, Global Head of Diversity and Inclusion at HSBC


Noreen Niazi, Co-founder of Muslim Women Connect



Alex Odwell, Managing Director of Referment


Michael Ollitervo-Murphy, Customer Experience Leader at Mercer – UK & Ireland


Ibiyemi Okuneye, Standard Chartered


Justin Onuekwusi, Multi Asset Fund Manager at Legal & General Investment Management


Abadesi Osunsade, Founder of Hustle Crew and NonTechTech



Hephzi Pemberton, Angel Investor and Founder & CEO of the Equality Group


Trevor Phillips, OBE


Rashmi Prabhakar, Chief of Staff for Global Services at Finastra



Linda Quaranto, Managing Director in Deloitte’s Human Capital Financial Services Consulting



Tanuja Randery, Operating Executive at Apax Partners and one of the founders of PowerWomen Network


Peter Randall, President of SETL


Dan Ricard, Transformation Lead in PwC’s UK Sales & Marketing function and founder and co-chair of The Network of Networks (TNON)



          Rosie Reynolds,  Chief Commercial Officer at Aspect Capital


Jacqueline de Rojas, President of techUK and chair of the Digital Leaders board


Alison Rose, Deputy CEO of NatWest Holdings and CEO, Commercial & Private Banking, Royal Bank of Scotland


Karen Rudich, CEO and Founder of FireDrake



Asif Sadiq MBE, Head of Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging at The Telegraph


Bhavini ‘Bev’ Shah, Founder and CEO of City Hive



          Yasmin Sheikh, Founder of Diverse Matters 


Polly Shute, Partnership and Sponsorship Consultant



Karis Stander, Managing Director of Investment 20/20



          Carol Stewart, Coach for high achieving introverted women 


Gavin Stewart, Associate Director at Grant Thornton UK LLP


Rosemary Stone, Global Head of Human Resources at SWIFT



Jon Terry, Partner at PWC



          Janet Thomas, former President of Women in Banking and Finance and Managing Director of
          Infinity Capital Partners


Erin Thornton, Coordinator of SWIFT’s Diversity and Inclusion grass roots network


Sally Todd, President of City Women Network (CWN)


Adam Toms, CEO Europe, OpenFin


Bizhan Tong, overseeing Client Experience within Barclays Private Bank and Overseas Services


Randall Tucker, Chief Inclusion Officer for Mastercard


Sam Turner, Head of Inclusion & Diversity for the Westpac Group



Erin Uritus, CEO of Out and Equal



Vanessa Vallely, Managing Director of WeAreTheCity and Founder of Gender Networks & Rising Star Awards


Tanya van Biesen, Executive Director of Catalyst’s operations in Canada


Smriti Vicari, Head of FinTech at Visa



Dr Catriona Wallace, Founder and Executive Director Flamingo Ai


Jane Welsh, Senior Investment Consultant and Project Manager for the Diversity Project



Geoffrey Williams, Director/Head of Diversity & Inclusion EMEA at Refinitiv (Formerly Thomson Reuters Financial & Risk)


Lee Willows, Founder and CEO of Young Gamers and Gamblers Education Trust (YGAM)


Travis Winstanley, Games Investment Director at Catalis SE and Cofounder and Director of Diversity VC


Laurissa Wiitala, Senior Manager of Product Development in Global Solutions at
Royal Bank of Canada 


Wincie Wong, Head of Innovation for Supply Chain Services at RBS


Andy Woodfield, Partner at PwC




Gemma Young, Founder of The DiversiTech Hub and Women of FinTech