WOMEN IN BANKING AND FINANCE AWARDS WINNERS ANNOUNCED | 22nd AWARDS CEREMONY

This year’s award winners were announced at the WIBF Awards Luncheon on Friday 14th June, proudly supported by Lloyds Banking Group, which took place in front of an audience of more than 500 senior members of the banking industry at the London Hilton on Park Lane.

The WIBF Annual Awards for Achievement highlight the inspirational work taking place every day in pursuit of diversity and excellence in the banking and finance sector.

This year’s award winners were announced at the WIBF Awards Luncheon on Friday 14th June, proudly supported by Lloyds Banking Group, which took place in front of an audience of more than 500 senior members of the banking industry at the London Hilton on Park Lane.

The 2019 Women in Banking and Finance Awards for Achievement winners are:

• WIBF Young Professional: Amani Kiflemariam, Credit Suisse
• WIBF Tech Star Award: Jenny Chong, Credit Suisse
• WIBF Champion for Women: Anna Somaiya, KPMG
• WIBF Team Award for Diversity: Macquarie Infrastructure Debt Investment Solutions COO Team, Macquarie
• WIBF Award for Achievement: Deborah Gilshan, Aberdeen Standard Investments & The 100% Club
• WIBF Lifetime Achievement Award: Noreen Doyle, Credit Suisse

WIBF President, Vivienne Artz, congratulated today’s winners, and said:

“I am very proud that, in the 22nd year of the Awards for Achievement, we received more award nominations than ever before, and are celebrating the shortlisted nominees and winners in front of more guests than ever. This reflects a terrific year of growth and development at WIBF.

“I am proud to welcome each shortlisted award nominee here today; they have brought their own unique voice to support and promote equality of opportunity for women. Together, these voices will be heard throughout the industry. Together we will empower and broaden our network of diversity champions, connecting, educating and inspiring the sector with the best ideas and role models.”

Lloyds Banking Group is the proud sponsor of the 2019 WIBF Awards for Achievement. Fiona Cannon, Group Responsible Business, Sustainability & Inclusion Director, said:

“Lloyds Banking Group is delighted to be supporting the 2019 Women in Banking and Finance 22nd Annual Awards as this year’s headline sponsor.

These awards play a crucial role in recognising the stand-out talent and significant achievements of individuals in the banking and finance sector, and the important work they are doing to progress diversity and excellence in the workplace.

Congratulations to all the 2019 nominees and winners on your inspiring achievements.”