Host and Executive Producer Julia Streets provides an introduction to the podcast and team.
Sir Kenneth Olisa, Founder and Chairman of Restoration Partners, Founder and Chairman of the Aleto Foundation. Freeman of the City of London, Liveryman and Past Master of the Worshipful Company of Information Technologists, Patron of Thames Reach and Paul Sesay, CEO at Precedent Group, Founder and CEO of Inclusive Companies Limited, Black Leaders, the National Diversity Awards and the Inclusive Top 50 UK Employers List.
Yvonne Thompson CBE, Entrepreneur, Campaigner and Activist and Vanessa Vallely OBE, Managing Director of WeAreTheCity.
Dr Daniel Conway, Senior Lecturer in Politics and International Relations at the University of Westminster, and Jack Guest, Diversity & Inclusion Lead, Global Wealth & Personal Banking at HSBC.
With Baroness Helena Morrissey DBE, Founder of the 30% Club and Chair of the Diversity Project.
With Arlene McDermott, co-chair of the London Stock Exchange Group Proud network and Ethan Salathiel, coach, consultant, programme leader and entrepreneur
With Zaki Cooper, Co-Founder of Faiths United, Wes Ilingsworth, Lead of the City Team at St. Helen’s Bishopsgate and Syra Sanghera, Analyst at Man Group and ambassador for City Sikhs and founding member of the Faiths United Youth Network.
Amy French, Head of Level39 and Rosie Turner, Co-CEO and Co-Founder at InChorus Group
Andrew Bailey, Governor of the Bank of England.
by Jon Guy, Secretary General of the Islamic Insurance Association of London and Dr Mohammed Abdel-Haq, Professor in Banking and a Director of the Centre for Islamic Finance at the University of Bolton.
Rosemary Frazer, Disability Equality and Inclusion Consultant and Louise Newby, Director of Three Eggs Mental Health Training.
Bem Le Hunte, Associate Professor at the University of Technology, Sydney and international author and expert in the field of Creative Intelligence, Susan Warner, Head of Community Engagement at Mastercard and Founder of Girls4Tech and Edwina Dunn, Chairman of Starcount and Founder of the Female Lead.
Georgina Philippou, Chief Operating Officer, and member of the Executive Committee at the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).
Dr. Funke Abimbola MBE, Chief Executive Officer at the Austen Bronte Consultancy; Paul Monekosso Cleal OBE, Executive Director at Guy’s & St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, Kingston University and National Citizen Service Trust and an adviser to Sainsbury’s and FA Premier League; Donna Herdsman, award winning Professional Services Executive, Mentor and Career Coach and Reggie Nelson, Graduate Analyst at Legal and General Investment Management (LGIM).
Ann Cairns, Global Co-Chair of the 30% Club and Executive Vice Chairman of Mastercard and Janet Thomas, former President of Women in Banking and Finance and Managing Director of Infinity Capital Partners.
Carol Stewart, Coach for high achieving introverted women and Rosie Reynolds, Chief Commercial Officer at Aspect Capital.
Yasmin Sheikh, Founder of Diverse Matters and James Melville-Ross, Senior Managing Director in the Strategic Communications segment of FTI Consulting
Professor Grace Lordan, Associate Professor in Behavioural Science at the London School of Economics and Richard Nesbitt, Adjunct Professor of the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto and a Visiting Professor at the London School of Economics.
Edie Lush, ex Bloomberg TV reporter, journalist, podcast host and presentation coach.
Dr Catriona Wallace, named by the Australian Financial Review as Australia’s most influential woman in business and entrepreneurship.
Dr Nancy Doyle, Chartered Psychologist and founder and CEO of Genius Within CIC and Andy Gibson, award-winning entrepreneur, author and Head Gardener of Mindapples.
Claire Calmejane, Group Chief Innovation Officer for Societe Generale, and Gemma Young, Founder of the DiversiTech Hub and Women of FinTech.
BBC presenter Jane Hill and partnership and sponsorship consultant Polly Shute discuss the lack of visibility of gay women in society.
Gavin Lewis, Managing Director at BlackRock and co-creator of The Diversity Project’s #TalkAboutBlack initiative. Gavin’s insights are further supported by advice from Raphael Mokades, Founder and Managing Director of Rare Recruitment.
Dr Catriona Wallace, a leading authority in artificial intelligence and Founder & Executive Director of fintech firm Flamingo.AI, the second only woman-led businesses ever to list on the Australian Stock Exchange.
Jackie Kallman, Head of Payments Industry and Engagement at ANZ, Deanne Keetelaar, General Manager of Payments & Financial Services, Product & innovation for Australia Post, and Felicity Blake, responsible for ACI’s New Zealand client portfolio.
Lee Willows, Founder and CEO of Young Gamers and Gamblers Education Trust (YGAM), and Gavin Stewart, Associate Director at Grant Thornton UK LLP
Diane Lightfoot, CEO of the Business Disability Forum.
Recorded at the House of Lords, Lord Hayward of Cumnor and Trevor Phillips OBE
Recorded live on ‘Talent Thursday’ at the 2019 global Sibos conference in London, we were joined by Oxford University PhD Student Kristina Kämpfer, outlining the findings of her diversity research paper, sponsored by the SWIFT Institute. Erin Thornton, Coordinator of the SWIFT Diversity and Inclusion Network and the Sibos STAR Scholarship Programme, explains the importance of sponsoring rising female talent and Julia talks to Carmen Arias González, Laurissa Wiitala and Ibiyemi Okuneye of the cohort.
Pips Bunce, Head of Global Markets, Technology, Core Engineering Strategic Programmes at Credit Suisse and Ed Thompson, founder and CEO of Uptimize explore neurodiversity and LGBTQI inclusion.
Dominie Moss, Founder of the Return Hub, and Reggie Nelson from Legal and General Investment Management (LGIM)
Erin Uritus, CEO of Out and Equal
Karis Stander, Managing Director of Investment20/20 and Natalie Kenway, Acting Editor of Investment Week
Noreen Niazi, Co-founder of Muslim Women Connect and Jon Terry, Partner at PWC
Jacqueline de Rojas, President of techUK and chair of the Digital Leaders board, and Edie Lush, Executive Editor of Hub Culture and Host of Global GoalsCast
Our guests on this podcast are:
Ben Brabyn CEO of Level39// Tom Bull, Head of Fintech at EY //
Charlotte Crosswell, CEO of Innovate Finance //
Husayn Kassai, CEO of Onfido //
Karen Rudich, CEO and Founder of FireDrake //
Tim Levene, CEO of Augmentum // Alison Rose, Deputy CEO of NatWest Holdings and CEO, Commercial & Private Banking, Royal Bank of Scotland //
Adam Toms, CEO Europe, OpenFin
Funke Abimbola MBE, prominent legal diversity champion and campaigner and recently appointed Director of Operations, Conflict Resolution at Mishcon de Reya LLP, and Alison Choy, chemistry and biochemistry academic and Head of Machine Learning at Starling Bank
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), and Dan Ricard, Transformation Lead in PwC’s UK Sales & Marketing function and founder and co-chair of The Network of Networks (TNON)
Live at the Women in Payments UK 2019 Symposium in London on 28th March 2019. Our host Julia Streets was joined by Rashmi Prabhakar, Chief of Staff for Global Services at Finastra, Jacqueline Keogh, Global Head Payments GTM at Western Union Business Solutions, and Smriti Vicari, Head of FinTech at Visa
Jane Welsh, Senior Investment Consultant and Project Manager for the Diversity Project, and Marissa Ellis, Strategy Consultant, Advisor and the Founder of Diversily
Madison Marriage, the Financial Times journalist who went under cover at the President’s Club & Wincie Wong, Head of Innovation for Supply Chain Services at RBS
Matt Cameron, Founder of The Ocean Partnership and LGBT Great, the global investment management industry network, and Hephzi Pemberton, Angel Investor and Founder & CEO of the Equality Group
Recorded live at the Women in Payments USA 2019 Symposium in Washington on 5th February 2019. Our host Julia Streets was joined by Jan Estep, President and CEO of NACHA, Linda Quaranto, Consulting Managing Director of Deloitte, and Randall Tucker, Chief Inclusion Officer of Mastercard
Mariam Jimoh, Founder & Director of Women in the City Afro-Caribbean Network (WCAN), and Alex Odwell, Managing Director of Referment
Tiina Likki, Principal Advisor at The Behavioural Insights Team, and Peter Randall, President of SETL
Abadesi Osunsade, founder of Hustle Crew and NonTechTech, and Pippa Dale, Head of Fixed Income Roadshows at BNP Paribas and Founding member of LBWomen.org
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 and James De Sausmarez, Head of Investment Trusts at Janus Henderson Investors
Tracey Groves, CEO and Founder of Intelligent Ethics, and Sylvia Carrasco, Founder and CEO of Goldex Technologies
Adam Conn, Head of Trading at Baillie Gifford, and Mark Fryer, Director and board member of ABSTRACT
Recorded live at Sibos 2018 in Sydney,
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, Rosemary Stone, Global Head of Human Resources at SWIFT, and Sam Turner, Head of Inclusion & Diversity for the Westpac Group
Kimberley Cole, Head of Solution Sales at Refinitiv (Formerly Thomson Reuters Financial & Risk)
Sally Todd, President of City Women Network (CWN), and Chris Newlands, Editor of Financial News
Charlotte Crosswell, CEO of Innovate Finance, and Geoffrey Williams, Director/Head of Diversity & Inclusion EMEA at Thomson Reuters
Recorded live at the Women in Payments Conference in Toronto in 2018.
Rania Llewellyn, Executive Vice President of Global Business Payments, Suzan Denoncourt, Managing Director of Ingenico Group Canada, and Tanya van Biesen, Executive Director of Catalyst’s operations in Canada.
Lord Holmes of Richmond MBE, and Claire Harvey MBE, Chief Executive of Diversity Role Models
Andy Lee, Strategic Lead for Diversity in Business for The Royal Bank of Scotland & NatWest Business Banking, and Bizhan Tong, overseeing Client Experience within Barclays Private Bank and Overseas Services
Anu Adebajo, Investment Manager at British Business Bank, and Shafi Musaddique, Reporter at CNBC, discuss intersectionality
Bhavini ‘Bev’ Shah, Founder and CEO of City Hive, and Justin Onuekwusi, Multi Asset Fund Manager at Legal & General Investment Management
Liz Lumley, Steering Committee Member at FinTechTECHTalents18, Founder of The Collective Network and Advisory Board Member of DNXCommunity
Josh Brekenfeld, Oversight Manager, Lloyds of London, and Jemima Jefferson, Inclusion and Diversity (I&D) consultant and Mental Health First Aid National Trainer with Mental Health First Aid England
Robert Baker, Senior Partner and Global Client Director at Mercer, and Steve Brown, Director of Empiric and Group Director of Tourstan Group
Robert McKillop, Global Head of Product at Aberdeen Standard Investments, and Ruben Kostucki, COO at Makers Academy
Jazz Bhogal is Deputy Director for Civil Service D&I and Rosa Morgan-Baker, Head of Partnerships at The Brokerage
Barbara Annis, CEO of Gender Intelligence Group and Dr Eliza Filby, broadcaster and millennial expert
Live at the Women of the Square Mile event in London, 2018. Our host Julia Streets was joined by: Pamela Jones, Operational Change and Integration Manager at TP ICAP and Board Member at Women In Listed Derivatives; Dr Miranda Brawn, Director of Legal and Transaction Management (EMEA) at Daiwa and Founder of the Miranda Brawn Diversity Leadership Foundation and Birgit Neu, Global Head of Diversity and Inclusion at HSBC
Tanuja Randery, Operating Executive at Apax Partners and one of the founders of PowerWomen Network, and Travis Winstanley, Games Investment Director at Catalis SE and Cofounder and Director of Diversity VC
Cathryn Lyall, Co-Founder of the Seismic Foundry, and Matt Elliott, People Director at Virgin Money
Vivienne Artz, Chief Privacy Officer at Thomson Reuters and President of Women in Banking and Finance, and Dr Miranda Brawn, Director of Legal and Transaction Services at Daiwa Capital Markets and Founder and CEO of the Miranda Brawn Diversity Leadership Foundation
Andy Woodfield, Partner at PWC, and Michael Ollitervo-Murphy, Customer Experience Leader at Mercer – UK & Ireland
Bindi Karia, technology & start up advocate and founder of her own boutique advisory firm, and Asif Sadiq MBE, Head of Diversity and Inclusiveness for EY (Ernst and Young) Financial Services UK
Samantha Jayne Nelson, Vice President of Risk Engineering in the Global Energy Practice of Marsh, and Ghela Boskovich, founder of FemTechGlobal
Vanessa Vallely, Managing Director of WeAreTheCity and Founder of Gender Networks & Rising Star Awards and Kate Grussing, Founder and Managing Director of Sapphire Partners
Heather Melville OBE, Director for Strategic Partnerships and Head of Business Inclusion Initiatives for RBS and Justine Lutterodt, Director and Leadership Consultant for the Centre for Synchronous Leadership