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

Jenny Bjorkman

Jenny Bjorkman

Mentor of The Month - March 2022

Mentor of The Month
Mentor of The Month - March 2022
Tara Zutshi

Tara Zutshi

WIBF VOLUNTEER OF THE MONTH - FEBRUARY 2022

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Volunteer of the month
WIBF Volunteer of The Month - February 2022
Stephanie Betts

Stephanie Betts

WIBF Volunteer of The Month - January 2022

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Volunteer of the month
WIBF Volunteer of The Month - January 2022
Erika Mackie

Erika Mackie

WIBF Volunteer of The Month - December 2021

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Volunteer of the month
Volunteer of the Month - December 2021
Karen Bennett

Karen Bennett

WIBF Volunteer of the Month - November 2021

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Volunteer of the month
WIBF Volunteer of the Month - November 2021
Shilpy Kumar

Shilpy Kumar

Capco

WIBF Role Models 2021
Shilpy’s leadership of the Women@Capco network has pushed forward many projects, including a Return to Work programme which encourages experienced, senior talent to join Capco after extended career breaks, whether that was due to having children through to illness.
Katelyn Brown

Katelyn Brown

Deloitte

WIBF Role Models 2021
Katelyn is the chair of Deloitte UK’s Financial Services Women in Leadership Council as well as a member of the firm’s International Women's Forum. Through her practice leadership initiative, the firm has made huge strides in diversity and inclusion, with 50% of the Financial Services Institutions’ executive team now female.
Fola Osuntokun

Fola Osuntokun

TD Securities

WIBF Role Models 2021
A role model during her 25-year tenure, Fola owns the intersectionality of gender and race despite the challenges she has encountered and continues to face. She is an exceptional leader on the Visible Minority committee and a key contributor to the Black Experience Committee globally.
Lana Vannerem and Stefanie Hanstveit

Lana Vannerem and Stefanie Hanstveit

Wells Fargo

WIBF Role Models 2021
When Wells Fargo was asked to put forward its role model for actions supporting the diversity and inclusion agenda, it provided Women in Banking & Finance with not one, but two names in Lana Vannerem and Stefanie Hanstveit. We explain why both deserve our praise.
Debbie Walker

Debbie Walker

Tesco Bank

WIBF Role Models 2021
Debbie is seen to have had a huge impact as a role model at Tesco Bank - working her way up to an ExCo role, leading and helping those around her to deliver more, and better, for our customers. She also sponsors the Women at Tesco network, advising, assisting, mentoring and developing colleagues.