Podcast Guests

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

A

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

 

 

B

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

 

C

         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

 

D

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

 

E

Matt Elliott, People Director at Virgin Money

 

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

 

Jan Estep, President and CEO at NACHA

 

F

Dr Eliza Filby, Broadcaster and millennial expert

 

Mark Fryer, Director and board member of ABSTRACT

 

G

Tracey Groves, CEO and Founder of Intelligent Ethics

 

Andy Gibson, Head Gardner of Mindapples

 

Kate Grussing, Founder and Managing Director of Sapphire Partners

 

H

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

 

I

J

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

 

K

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

 

L

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 
#TalkaboutBlack

 

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

 

M

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

 

N

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

 

O

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

 

P

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

 

Trevor Phillips, OBE

 

Rashmi Prabhakar, Chief of Staff for Global Services at Finastra

 

Q

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

 

R

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

 

S

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

 

T

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

 

U

Erin Uritus, CEO of Out and Equal

 

V

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

 

W

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

 

X

Y

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