Sue Dawe announced as new patron for WIBF

Sue Dawe joins as the fifth Patron of WIBF,

We are delighted to welcome Sue Dawe to our team of Patrons. Sue leads EY’s Financial Services practice in Scotland and is the Managing Partner for the Edinburgh office. She is a member of EY’s UK Financial Services Leadership team and a member of the EY UK LLP Board. Sue is also on Scotland’s Financial Services Advisory Board (FiSAB) and the Board of Scottish Financial Enterprise (SFE). She has been with EY for 31 years; an audit partner since 2009 and has more than 25 years of experience dedicated to the financial services sector, working with many global organisations.

Vivienne Artz, President of WIBF said: “I am delighted to welcome Sue as a Patron for WIBF. Sue joins us as a hugely powerful advocate and role model for our mission to bring a gender lens to UK financial services and her appointment reinforces our unique position as a UK wide network, which includes branch networks in Glasgow and Edinburgh.
“Sue has been a long-standing supporter of our work and will also be a judge for the WIBF Annual Awards for Achievement this year in June. 2020 is a very special year for WIBF as we celebrate our 40th Anniversary and we are looking forward to working together with Sue to connect, challenge, and inspire the industry. Sue is a fantastic addition to our Patrons, Michael Cole Fontayne, Heather Melville OBE, Baroness Shriti Vadera and Iris Bohnet.

Sue Dawe said: “It is an honour to be appointed as a Patron of WIBF. The organisation’s ambitions to support and nurture increasingly diverse future generations of industry professionals is incredibly important for the continued success of financial services in the UK. I am delighted to have the opportunity to contribute towards this work, with a particular focus on the vibrant and growing financial services industry in Scotland.”