Inspirational Role Models

Found 10 members
Location:
London, UK
Organisation: Barclays Bank
Job title / role: MD, Head of Card Services and Interim CIO
Industry: Financial
Biography:

Over twenty years experience in Retail Financial Services across several business functions.  Highly engaged with Diversity and Inclusion both within and outside the organisation.

Location:
US
Organisation: EY
Job title / role: Global Vice Chair – Public Policy
Industry: Other
Biography:

Beth A. Brooke-Marciniak is Global Vice Chair - Public Policy at EY and is a member of the firm’s Global Executive Board. Beth has public policy responsibility for the firm’s operations in over 150 countries. In addition, she is the global sponsor for EY’s Diversity and Inclusiveness efforts. She has been named ten times to the list of Forbes "World's 100 Most Powerful Women", and was named Woman of the Year by Concern Worldwide. In 2017, Beth received the Theodore Roosevelt Award, the top individual honor bestowed by the US National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). She has also been inducted into the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame.

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Location:
London, UK
Organisation: Coutts
Job title / role: MD, Head of Wealth & Investment Management
Industry: Financial
Biography:

Responsible for developing, delivering and managing the Investment Management and Wealth Planning and Advisory solutions and teams, and the International and UK UHNW client coverage business.

Location:
US
Organisation: Glaad
Job title / role: Chief Operating Officer
Industry: Other
Biography:

Darra Gordon is a nonprofit executive leader who defines transformative business strategies and develops innovative solutions to move organizations forward. Darra has worked in the nonprofit field for nearly 20 years. She is the Chief Operating Officer for GLAAD, the largest LGBTQ non-profit Media organization in the world. Darra oversees GLAAD’s day to day Operations and is now leading them through accelerated growth. She was previously at Hetrick-Martin Institute, the nation’s oldest and largest LGBTQ youth service organization helping them achieve national expansion.

Location:
London, UK
Organisation: Knight Frank
Job title / role: Head of National Offices
Industry: Real Estate
Biography:

Over 30 years experience in the commercial office market in the UK. I advise developers, funds, and occupiers with a geographical focus on Greater London, the Thames Valley and the M25 Home Counties.

Location:
London, UK
Organisation: Tonkotsu
Job title / role: Restaurateur and Entrepreneur
Industry: Hospitality
Biography:

Co-founded Tonkotsu restaurant group in 2012 alongside business partner Kensuke Yamada. Nine Tonkotsu restaurants in London and Birmingham with serious expansion plans.

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Location:
London, UK
Organisation: Lloyd's
Job title / role: Chief Executive Officer
Industry: Financial
Biography:

Inga Beale was appointed Chief Executive Officer in January 2014. Previously she was Group Chief Executive of Canopius with its principal operations at Lloyd's. Prior to that she spent four years with Zurich Insurance Group, including a period as Global Chief Underwriting Officer. She was Group CEO of Swiss reinsurer Converium Ltd and while there, she led a major turnaround of the business before it was acquired by SCOR in 2007. She started her career as a reinsurance underwriter with Prudential before spending 14 years in a variety of international roles for GE Insurance Solutions. Inga is also a member of the UK Government’s Public Service Leadership Taskforce.

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Location:
London, UK
Organisation: Financial Conduct Authority
Job title / role: Director, Market Oversight Division
Industry: Financial
Biography:

Julia Hoggett has been the Director of Market Oversight at the Financial Conduct Authority since April 2017, having first joined the Authority in May 2014 as Head of the Wholesale Banking Supervision Department. In her current role, she is responsible for overseeing the conduct of participants in the primary and secondary markets through the listing, prospectus and market abuse regimes.

Location:
London, UK
Organisation: House of Lords
Job title / role: Baroness
Industry: Public Sector
Biography:

Spokesperson on charities, social enterprise and LGBT equality. Owner consultancy ThirdSectorBusiness providing business development and governance advice and thought leadership. World’s slowest cyclist.

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Location:
London, UK
Organisation: Freelance
Job title / role: Artist
Industry: Creative
Biography:

American-born artist Nancy Fouts is best known for her distinctive sculptural works, which reconfigure commonplace objects and materials with a characteristically playful and provocative humour. Combining Surrealism, Dada and Pop Art, her work brings together seemingly disconnected objects and ideas to revel in the inherent strangeness of the everyday.

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