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

Neeta Mundra

Neeta Mundra

WIBF Volunteer of The Month - November 2020

WIBF team
WIBF Volunteer of The Month - November 2020
Rachel Harbers and Gabrielle Doyle

Rachel Harbers and Gabrielle Doyle

WIBF Volunteers of The Month - October 2020

WIBF team
WIBF Volunteers of The Month - October 2020
An Interview With Sylvana Caloni

An Interview With Sylvana Caloni

WIBF 40th Anniversary - Past Presidents Interviews

The third in our series of interviews with past presidents, Sylvana Caloni, who was president from 2011 -2014 talks to Jade Fallen about her time with WIBF. She talks about her achievements when she was president, why women should strive to get experience in leadership and the importance of paying it forward, to help other women in their careers.
An Interview with Kathryn Riley

An Interview with Kathryn Riley

WIBF 40th Anniversary - Past Presidents Interviews

Kathryn Riley was WIBF’s chair from 1983 - 1985. is an experienced Human Resources Director with corporate, consultancy and interim management experience at Director and Board level in a wide variety of sectors. She is a Fellow of the CIPD, accredited coach, mentor and mediator.
An Interview with Susan Law and Margery Povall

An Interview with Susan Law and Margery Povall

WIBF 40th Anniversary - Past Presidents Interviews

Susan Law and Margery Povall join Anniversary Committee Chair, Tracy Watkinson and committee member, Darshana Ramji in an interview about the early days of WIBF.
Ayesa Latif

Ayesa Latif

Citi

Awards shortlist
Ayesa is the EMEA Head of Electronic Foreign Exchange Sales at Citi and manages the top electronic FX business. Foreign Exchange has been a defining business at Citi in much of its 200 year existence with electronic trading and solutions at the heart of the business.
Lindsay Law

Lindsay Law

NatWest Group

Awards shortlist
Lindsay is co-chair of the NatWest Gender Network Group, helping build this to over 13000 members with 100+ volunteers. She holds a number of non-executive director roles and roles in the local community, including as non-executive director of Scottish Women’s Aid, the leading Scottish policy and advocacy charity attempting to enable the eradication of violence against women.
HSBC BALANCE

HSBC BALANCE

HSBC

Awards shortlist
HSBC BALANCE is the HSBC global employee resource group for gender. With 50,000 members in 44 markets and territories, 220 senior Ambassadors and over 1,000 global Advocates, they are striving to achieve gender equality at HSBC. Their purpose is to create the environment in which everyone has equal opportunity and choice with the belief that balance is better. They do this through supporting members and lobbying for change with senior leaders across the organisation.
Nicole Sandler

Nicole Sandler

Barclays

Awards shortlist
Nicole Sandler is the Head of Digital Policy at Barclays. She focuses on the impact of FinTech related regulation and initiatives including AI/ML, DLT and Crypto-assets use cases on Barclays in the UK and globally, such as advising on various sandbox and regulatory initiatives proposed by regulators and policymakers including the FCA, BoE, EC, EBA, ESMA, US Fed, CFTC, ASIC, MAS and Japanese FSA.
HR Employment Policy and Employee Relations Team

HR Employment Policy and Employee Relations Team

Standard Life Aberdeen

Awards shortlist
The Standard Life Aberdeen HR Employment Policy and Employee Relations Team delivered a set of ambitious progressive HR policies providing life changing opportunities for our multi-generational workforce. Their new Parent Leave, Special Leave and Smarter Working policies transform how they support our diverse and multi-generational work force and encourage greater gender diversity.