Women in Banking and Finance is a not for profit membership organisation with branches in London, Bristol, Birmingham, Edinburgh and Glasgow, staffed primarily by voluntary Executive and Management Committees. Founded in 1980, we aim to foster our members’ ambitious spirit, with networking events, development programmes and leadership opportunities.

Management team

Vivienne Artz
President, since 2017
Sharon Forder
Head of Operations
Elaine Meyrick
Head of Governance
Sally McFall
Head of Membership Relations
Martha Mckenzie-Minifie
Head of Marketing & Communications, since 2014
Miranda Abraham
Co-chair WIBF Programmes
Liz Hughes
Co-chair WIBF Programmes
Jay Surti
Mentoring & Awards, since 2016
Edit Laszlo
Mentoring & Awards, since 2016
Cristina Chimenti
WIBF Treasurer & Branch President Glasgow
Laura Thorburn
Co-Branch President Glasgow, since 2017
Kerry McCormack
Co-Branch President Edinburgh, since 2017
Niamh Simms
Co-Branch President, Edinburgh, since 2017
Zoe Hutton- Priscott
Branch President Bristol
Jennie Koo
Branch President Birmingham
Jackie Chatfield
Operations Manager
Lauren Hewitt
Operations Administrator, since 2016
Olivia Coyle
Communications Consultant
Helen Marsters
Digital Administrator, since 2017

Advisory Board

Melanie Seymour
Managing Director, BlackRock Budapest
Nigel Jackson
Executive Coach & Mentor, Leading Coach Ltd.
Susan Allen
Head of Retail Distribution, Santander (UK)