Our members and their stories are at the centre of WIBF’s identity. The women (and the men who champion us), from all career levels, are at the heart of the industry. Together, we are not afraid to say what needs to be said. We strive to go the furthest. We lead from the front. We drive change. We encourage solidarity. We are proud of our members’ achievements and the role WIBF plays in helping them get where they are. Read a selection of our member stories below. If you would like to share your story get in touch! digital@wibf.org.uk

Credit Suisse Modern Muse

Credit Suisse Modern Muse

Credit Suisse

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The Credit Suisse Modern Muse team’s goal is to excite, inform, inspire and motivate the next generation of female leaders and entrepreneurs from various socio-economic backgrounds. The program achieves this by providing transparency into careers in finance and technology and access to positive role models through interactive and informative in-house activities.
Gemma Jackson

Gemma Jackson

Credit Suisse

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Gemma Jackson joined Credit Suisse 12 years ago following time as a Management Consultant and working at other Financial Services companies. She is now a Director in Enterprise Technology, responsible for elements of monitoring strategy globally.
Laura Barrowman

Laura Barrowman

Credit Suisse

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Laura Barrowman is the Group Chief Information Officer at Credit Suisse, focusing on setting the direction for all of IT and ensuring the integrity of production environments within the bank’s control framework.
Lisa London

Lisa London

Credit Suisse

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Lisa London is a senior Director in Operations; EMEA Head of Settlements & Cash Management. She has always been passionate about advancing the gender agenda and has taken pro-active steps to lead, inspire and impact female advancement across the UK and globally.
Hermione Storey-MacIntosh

Hermione Storey-MacIntosh

KPMG

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Hermione Storey-Macintosh has worked with multiple banks to deliver transformative, regulatory-driven change. Specialising in financial crime, she has played a fundamental role in helping banks develop the processes and systems to prevent money laundering and abide by sanctions.
Angela Osborne

Angela Osborne

Credit Suisse

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Angela Osborne is the EMEA Head of Client and Key Account Management at Credit Suisse. She has deep experience across global markets, both at Credit Suisse and prior organisations. She leads a team charged with maintaining the relationships across more than 30 hedge funds and asset management firms.
Judy Kawaguchi

Judy Kawaguchi

Refinitiv

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Judy Kawaguchi is the Global Head, Programme Delivery & Enablement at Refinitiv, with a proven 20-year track record of leading large-scale global organisations through disruptive change and delivery of complex, business-critical programmes and business transformation enabled by technology and innovation.
Jo Hannaford

Jo Hannaford

Goldman Sachs

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Jo Hannaford is head of Engineering in EMEA and head of Regulatory and Business Services globally. She has been at Goldman Sachs for 23 years, and served in a number of roles in technology both in New York and London. She is extremely committed to achieving greater diversity and inclusion not only across the firm, but also in the broader engineering and STEM industries.
Oliemata O’Donoghue

Oliemata O’Donoghue

HSBC

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Oli, Head of Region London and South Branch Network at HSBC is Wonder Woman! She is a role model for everyone in the industry. A key driver of HSBC’s diversity agenda, Oli is currently the Diversity and Inclusion Lead for the Branch Network in the UK and Co-Chair for Embrace – Employee Resource Group – she is passionate about BAME representation, inclusion and diversity in the workplace
Infrastructure Debt Investment Solutions Investment Team, Macquarie

Infrastructure Debt Investment Solutions Investment Team, Macquarie

Kit Hamilton, Co-Head of MIDIS

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Kit Hamilton joined MIDIS at inception in 2012, before being made head of the Investment Team in 2015, Co-Head of MIDIS in June 2018 and a part of the Investment Committee in January 2020. In that time, the business has invested in assets on behalf of MIDIS clients across Europe, the US and Australia in all infrastructure sectors including PPPs, renewables, storage facilities, social housing, transport and regulated utilities.