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Interviews with successful female leaders who share their personal career journeys, diversity views and offer expert opinions on the future of business, finance, technology and FinTech

Interviews with successful female leaders who share their personal career journeys, diversity views and offer expert opinions on the future of business, finance, technology and FinTech
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United Kingdom

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Interviews with successful female leaders who share their personal career journeys, diversity views and offer expert opinions on the future of business, finance, technology and FinTech

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English


Episodes

Stephanie Smith - Chief Operating Officer at Allianz Insurance

11/28/2019
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We sit down with Stephanie Smith who is Chief Operating Officer at Allianz Insurance to discuss how to promote diversity and inclusion at the workplace, how to deal with setbacks in your career journey and what impact digital innovation and technology are having on the insurance customer journey.

Duration:00:37:32

Michelle McGrade - Advisor to the Investment Committee at Sainsbury's Pension Scheme

11/21/2019
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We sit down with Michelle McGrade who is Advisor to the Investment Committee at Sainsbury’s Pension Scheme to discuss best practices for women to deal with challenges at the workplace, how to transition successfully into a non-executive role and what is the future of the investment industry with ongoing digital innovation

Duration:00:44:01

Sabine VanderLinden - Partner at Rainmaking Insurtech

11/14/2019
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We sit down with Sabine VanderLinden who is Partner at Rainmaking Insurtech to discuss how you can learn from bad career choices, the value of executive coaching and mentoring to succeed at the senior level and how Rainmaking is helping shape a strong InsurTech community in Europe.

Duration:00:46:27

Andrea Santolalla - COO at Hiscox Special Risks

10/30/2019
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We sit down with Andrea Santolalla who is Chief Operating Officer at Hiscox Special Risks to discuss what challenges she faced as a female professional within the insurance industry, how positive discrimination can help overcome some of the issues affecting women in financial services and how she handles the new threat of digital risk in her current role.

Duration:00:41:09

Dorthe Hahr Dupont - Head of Nordea Ventures

10/23/2019
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We sit down with Dorthe Hahr Dupont who is Head of Nordea Ventures to discuss the importance of diversity to run a successful business; her advice to women in the industry trying to go for senior roles and the key factors for successful partnerships between FinTech startups and incumbents.

Duration:00:29:21

Karen McCormick - Chief Investment Officer at Beringea

10/14/2019
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We sit down with Karen McCormick who is Chief Investment Officer at Beringea in London to share some of the challenges she faced in her career; what initiatives can firms in the venture capital industry adopt to improve female talent retention and the current climate and future trends in the late stage FinTech investments.

Duration:00:41:51

Fiona Hathorn - CEO of Women on Boards UK

10/10/2019
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We sit down with Fiona Hathorn who is CEO of Women on Boards UK to discuss how family background shapes future female leaders and her efforts supporting and inspiring women to pursue non-executive roles at the board level.

Duration:00:48:20

Denise Le Gal - Chair of Brunel Pension Partnership

10/3/2019
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We sit down with Denise Le Gal who is Chair of Brunel Pension Partnership in London to discuss how family plays a key role in supporting women in their career pursuits, unrealistic expectations set to successful female leaders and what fund managers she is backing in today's investment landscape.

Duration:00:30:14

Catherine Lewis La Torre - CEO, British Patient Capital & British Business Investments

9/26/2019
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We sit down with Catherine Lewis La Torre who is CEO at British Patient Capital and British Business Investments in London to discuss how women can push the boundaries of the box in both their personal and work lives, how to maximise your networks to open new opportunities and what is the UK landscape for growth and venture investing.

Duration:00:42:25

Deborah Zurkow - Global Head of Alternatives at Allianz Global Investors

9/19/2019
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We sit down with Deborah Zurkow who is Global Head of Alternatives at Allianz Global Investors in London to discuss how she manages to juggle family life with work commitments; what can firms in the private equity industry do to improve female talent retention and the current climate and future trends in the infrastructure and private debt markets.

Duration:00:51:32

Maria Scott - CEO & Founder of TAINA Technology

9/12/2019
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We sit down with Maria Scott who is CEO and Founder of TAINA Technology in London to discuss her journey as an entrepreneur and what made her leave her job in the law industry; how tech providers can work effectively with financial institutions; how to encourage diversity at the workplace and adopt effective maternity leave policies that encourage women to grow in a company.

Duration:00:21:02

Yodia Lo - Senior Analyst at Church Commissioners for England

9/4/2019
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We sit down with Yodia Lo who is responsible for Hedge Funds, Credit and Co-Investments at Church Commissioners for England to discuss the diversity and hiring challenges within the alternative investment industry; talk about whether LPs should use gender or other diversity criteria as part of their fund selection process; and what is the outlook for the private debt market and where the opportunities lie.

Duration:00:46:30

Becky Pinkard - Chief Information Security Officer at Aldermore Bank

9/2/2019
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We sit down with Becky Pinkard who is Chief Information Security Officer at Aldermore Bank in London to discuss the challenges she faced working in a male dominated industry such as cybersecurity; talk about the initiatives she is part of to support the next generation of women business leaders; how she battled the prejudice and discrimination she faced as well as the biggest cybersecurity threats financial institutions are facing today.

Duration:00:32:32

Diana Moldovan - UKI Cyber Operations Lead at Aviva

8/21/2019
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We sit down with Diana Moldovan who is UKI Cyber Operations Lead at Aviva in London to discuss the challenges she faced during her career in a male dominated industry such as cybersecurity; share her advice to the next generation of women business leaders; how to tackle the current challenges within the sector and the future trends in the cybersecurity market for financial services.

Duration:00:30:03