United Kingdom

THE CAMPAIGN
The 30% Club was founded in the UK in 2010. We now have chapters in 10 other countries. Led by Brenda Trenowden CBE, our Global Chair, we collaborate with businesses, governments and other campaigns to improve gender diversity and accelerate the pace of change at senior levels of organisations, and throughout the pipeline. The 30% Club believes that companies with a good balance of men and women in senior roles have better insights into their customers and market opportunities, make better decision, and perform better financially. We support research on why women are good for business and what works to ensure more women progress through the executive pipeline (for further detail on the campaign see booklet and video clip below).

 

OUR TARGETS
The campaign originally launched with a goal of achieving a minimum of 30% women on FTSE-100 boards - that milestone was reached in September 2018 and the figure currently stands at 30.6%* up from 12.5% back in 2010. Accelerated progress has been achieved through the leadership of Chairs and CEOs, our Members. As of 2016, we extended the scope of our original target and we introduced a pipeline target to sit alongside this:

  • a minimum of 30% women on FTSE-350 boards by 2020 (currently at 27%*).
  • a minimum of 30% women at senior management level of FTSE-100 companies by 2020 (currently women make up 25.2%** at FTSE 100 ExCo + direct report levels). 
​​*BoardEx, September 2018
**Hampton-Alexander Review | FTSE Women Leaders, November 2017

MEMBERSHIP
UK membership is primarily targeted at Chairs and CEOs of listed companies - to qualify for membership organisations need to have a workforce of 250 employees or more if not within the FTSE-350 (for further information please email info@30percentclub.org). 

FURTHER DETAIL
Click here to download our 30% Club information booklet
- View Brenda Trenowden, 30% Club Global Chair, talking about the campaign:

View Mark Wilson's thoughts on signing up to the Executive Committee commitment outlined by the 30% Club in his capacity as Group CEO of Aviva plc (the first FTSE 100 CEO to lend his name to the campaign): 
 

 

Proud to be associated with the OECD:
 

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Members


  • FTSE-100 

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    John Allan

    Chair

    Barratt Developments / Tesco

  • FTSE-100 

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    Sir Iván Arriagada

    CEO

    Antofagasta

  • FTSE-100 

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    Keith Barr

    CEO

    InterContinental Hotels Group

  • FTSE-100 

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    John Barton

    Chair

    EasyJet

  • FTSE-100 

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    Alison Brittain

    CEO

    Whitbread

  • FTSE-100 

    Donald Brydon

    Chair

    London Stock Exchange/ Sage

  • FTSE-100 

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    Sir Roger Carr

    Chair

    BAE Systems

  • FTSE-100 

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    Lord Stephen Carter

    CEO

    Informa Group

  • FTSE-100 

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    Stuart Chambers

    Chair

    Anglo American

  • FTSE-100 

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    Andrew Cosslett

    Chair

    Kingfisher

  • FTSE-100 

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    Mike Coupe

    CEO

    Sainsbury's

  • FTSE-100 

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    Annette Court

    Chair

    Admiral Group

  • FTSE-100 

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    Andrew Croft

    CEO

    St James's Place Wealth Management

  • FTSE-100 

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    Mark Cutifani

    CEO

    Anglo American

  • FTSE-100 

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    Jeremy Darroch

    CEO

    Sky

  • FTSE-100 

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    Andrew Duff

    Chair

    Severn Trent/ Elementis

  • FTSE-100 

    Ian Davis

    Chair

    Rolls Royce

  • FTSE-100 

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    Sir Charles Dunstone

    Chair

    TalkTalk

  • FTSE-100 

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    Mike Evans

    Chair

    Just Eat

  • FTSE-100 

    John Fallon

    CEO

    Pearson

  • FTSE-100 

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    John Flint

    CEO

    HSBC Holdings

  • FTSE-100 

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    Anita Frew

    Chair

    Croda International

  • FTSE-100 

    Liv Garfield

    CEO

    Severn Trent

  • FTSE-100 

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    Sir Peter Gershon

    Chair

    National Grid

  • FTSE-100 

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    Martin Gilbert

    Co-CEO

    Standard Life Aberdeen

  • FTSE-100 

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    John Gildersleeve

    Chair

    British Land

  • FTSE--100 

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    Chris Grigg

    CEO

    British Land

  • FTSE-100 

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    Sir Gerry Grimstone

    Chair

    Standard Life Aberdeen

  • FTSE-100 

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    Sir Philip Hampton

    Chair

    GlaxoSmithKline

  • FTSE-100 

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    Rick Haythornthwaite

    Chair

    Centrica

  • FTSE-100 

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    Stephen Hester

    CEO

    RSA Insurance Group

  • FTSE-100 

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    Andrew Higginson

    Chair

    WM Morrison

  • FTSE-100 

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    Chris Hill

    CEO

    Hargreaves Lansdown

  • FTSE-100 

    António Horta-Osório

    CEO

    Lloyds Banking Group

  • FTSE-100 

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    Susan Kilsby

    Chair

    Shire

  • FTSE-100 

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    Sir John Kingman

    Chair

    Legal & General Group

  • FTSE-100 

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    Véronique Laury

    CEO

    Kingfisher

  • FTSE-100 

    Dave Lewis

    CEO

    Tesco

  • FTSE-100 

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    Johan Lundgren

    CEO

    easyJet

  • FTSE-100 

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    Andrew Mackenzie

    CEO

    BHP

  • FTSE-100 

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    Ken MacKenzie

    Chair

    BHP

  • FTSE-100 

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    John Martin

    CEO

    Ferguson

  • FTSE-100 

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    Ross McEwan

    CEO

    RBS

  • FTSE-100 

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    John McFarlane

    Chair

    Barclays

  • FTSE-100 

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    Ivan Menezes

    CEO

    Diageo

  • FTSE-100 

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    Steven Mogford

    CEO

    United Utilities

  • FTSE-100 

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    Sir Adrian Montague

    Chair

    Aviva

  • FTSE-100 

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    Robert Noel

    CEO

    Landsec

  • FTSE-100 

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    Deanna Oppenheimer

    Chair

    Hargreaves Lansdown

  • FTSE-100/ FTSE-250 

    Patrick O’Sullivan

    Chair

    Old Mutual/ Saga

  • FTSE-100 

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    Gavin Patterson

    CEO

    BT

  • FTSE-100 

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    Paul Polman

    CEO

    Unilever

  • FTSE-100 

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    Sir Michael Rake

    Chair

    Worldpay

  • FTSE-100 

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    Nick Read

    CEO

    Vodafone Group

  • FTSE-100 

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    Steve Rowe

    CEO

    Marks & Spencer

  • FTSE-100 

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    Keith Skeoch

    Co-CEO

    Standard Life Aberdeen

  • FTSE-100 

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    James (Jes) Staley

    CEO

    Barclays Bank

  • FTSE-100 

    Carl-Henric Svanberg

    Chair

    BP

  • FTSE-100 

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    Sidney Taurel

    Chair

    Pearson

  • FTSE-100 

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    David Thomas

    CEO

    Barratt Developments

  • FTSE-100 

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    David Tyler

    Chair

    Sainsbury's

  • FTSE-100 

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    José Viñals

    Chair

    Standard Chartered Bank

  • FTSE-100 

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    Emma Walmsley

    CEO

    GSK

  • FTSE-100 

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    Andrew Williams

    CEO

    Halma

  • FTSE-100 

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    Mark Wilson

    CEO

    Aviva

  • FTSE-100 

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    Nigel Wilson

    CEO

    Legal & General Group

  • FTSE-100 

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    Bill Winters

    CEO

    Standard Chartered Bank

  • FTSE-100 

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    Charles Woodburn

    CEO

    BAE

  • FTSE-250 

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    Alan Aubrey

    CEO

    IP Group

  • FTSE-250 

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    Lance Batchelor

    CEO

    Saga

  • FTSE-250 

    Charles Berry

    Chair

    Weir

  • FTSE-250 

    Brian Bickell

    CEO

    Shaftesbury

  • FTSE-250 

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    Philip Bowcock

    CEO

    William Hill

  • FTSE-250 

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    Olivier Brousse

    CEO

    John Laing Group

  • FTSE-250 

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    Stephen Clarke

    CEO

    WH Smith

  • FTSE-250 

    Geoffrey Cooper

    Chair

    Card Factory

  • FTSE-250 

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    Roger Devlin

    Chair

    William Hill

  • FTSE-250 

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    Ian Durant

    Chair

    Greggs/ Capco

  • FTSE-250 

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    Luke Ellis

    CEO

    Man Group

  • FTSE-250 

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    Peter Fankhauser

    CEO

    Thomas Cook Group

  • FTSE-250 

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    Rod Flavell

    CEO

    FDM Group

  • FTSE-250 

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    Jayne-Anne Gadhia CBE

    CEO

    Virgin Money

  • FTSE-250 

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    Tristia Harrison

    CEO

    TalkTalk Group

  • FTSE-250 

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    Gary Hoffman

    Chair

    Hastings Group Holdings

  • FTSE-250 

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    Andrew Horton

    CEO

    Beazley

  • FTSE-250 

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    Karen Hubbard

    CEO

    Card Factory

  • FTSE-250 

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    Mike Humphrey

    Chair

    IP Group

  • FTSE-250 

    Stephen Koseff

    CEO

    Investec

  • FTSE-250 

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    Alex Kanellis

    CEO

    PZ Cussons

  • FTSE-250 

    Paul Lester

    Chair

    Essentra/ McCarthy & Stone

  • FTSE-250 

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    Jonathan Lewis

    CEO

    Capita

  • FTSE-250 

    Greg Lock

    Chair

    Computacenter

  • FTSE-250 

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    Chris Loughlin

    CEO

    Pennon Group

  • FTSE-250 

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    Dame Louise Makin

    CEO

    BTG

  • FTSE-250 

    Frank Meysman

    Chair

    Thomas Cook Group

  • FTSE-250 

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    Paul Moraviec

    CEO

    ConvaTec Group

  • FTSE-250 

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    John O'Reilly

    CEO

    Rank Group

  • FTSE-250 

    Sir John Parker

    Chair

    Pennon

  • FTSE-250 

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    Sir Ian Powell

    Chair

    Capita

  • FTSE-250 

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    Preben Prebensen

    CEO

    Close Brothers

  • FTSE_250 

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    Andrew Rashbass

    CEO

    Euromoney Institutional Investor

  • FTSE-250 

    Sir Nigel Rudd

    Chair

    BAA/ Meggitt

  • FTSE-250 

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    David Squires

    CEO

    Senior plc

  • FTSE-250 

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    Jon Stanton

    CEO

    Weir

  • FTSE-250 

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    David Tyler

    Chair

    Hammerson

  • FTSE-250 

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    Tobias van der Meer

    CEO

    Hastings Group Holdings

  • FTSE-250 

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    Guy Wakeley

    CEO

    Equiniti Group

  • FTSE-250 

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    Roger Whiteside

    CEO

    Greggs

  • PSF 

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    John Amaechi

    CEO

    Amaechi Performance Systems

  • PSF 

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    Ian Anderson

    Executive Director

    Iceni Projects

  • PSF 

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    Martin Armstrong

    Chairman

    Armstrong International

  • PSF 

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    Nicolas Aubert

    CEO

    Willis Towers Watson GB

  • PSF 

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    John Banister

    Managing Partner

    Wiggin

  • PSF 

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    Antonia Belcher

    Founding Member

    MHBC

  • PSF 

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    Ray Berg

    Managing Partner

    Osborne Clarke

  • PSF 

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    Mark Bomer

    Senior Partner

    BDO

  • PSF 

    Marcus Bowman

    Managing Partner

    Holman Fenwick Willan LLP

  • PSF 

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    Edward Braham

    Senior Partner

    Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

  • PSF 

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    Alex Chadwick

    Managing Partner

    Baker & Mackenzie LLP

  • PSF 

    Michael Chissick

    Managing Partner

    FieldFisher

  • PSF 

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    Emma Cleveland

    Managing Director

    Cleveland & Co Associates

  • PSF 

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    Jeremy Cohen

    CEO

    Dentons

  • PSF 

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    Steve Cooke

    Senior Partner

    Slaughter and May

  • PSF 

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    Katherine Corich

    Chair

    Sysdoc

  • PSF 

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    David Cruickshank

    Chair

    Deloitte

  • PSF 

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    Fiona Dunsire

    CEO

    Mercer UK

  • PSF 

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    Kevin Ellis

    Chairman & Senior Partner

    PricewaterhouseCoopers

  • PSF 

    Richard Foley

    Managing Partner

    Pinsent Masons

  • PSF 

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    Michael Francies

    Managing Partner

    Weil, Gotshal & Manges

  • PSF 

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    Michael Garstka

    Managing Partner

    Bain UK

  • PSF 

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    Charlie Geffen

    Chair

    Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher

  • PSF 

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    Sandra Guzman

    Co-Founder

    Unida Consulting

  • PSF 

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    Andrew Hawes

    Co-Founder

    Newton Europe

  • PSF 

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    Christine Hodgson

    Chair

    CapGemini / The Careers & Enterprise Company

  • PSF 

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    David Hudd

    Deputy CEO

    Hogan Lovells

  • PSF 

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    Phil Keoghan

    CEO

    Ricoh UK

  • PSF 

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    Simon Konsta

    Senior Partner

    Clyde & Co

  • PSF 

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    Matthew Layton

    Managing Partner

    Clifford Chance

  • PSF 

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    Lisa Mayhew

    Managing Partner

    Berwin Leighton Paisner

  • PSF 

    Mike McTighe

    Chair

    WYG plc

  • PSF 

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    Bill Michael

    UK Chair & Senior Partner

    KPMG

  • PSF 

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    Neil Micklethwaite

    Partner

    Brown Rudnick

  • PSF 

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    Carlos Miranda

    CEO

    I.G. Advisors

  • PSF 

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    Sir Terry Morgan

    Chair

    Ricardo

  • PSF 

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    Chris Osborne

    Co-Chair

    FTI Consulting

  • PSF 

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    Stephen Parish

    Managing Partner

    Norton Rose Fulbright

  • PSF 

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    David Patient

    Managing Partner

    Travers Smith

  • PSF 

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    Lara Poloni

    CEO EMIA

    AECOM

  • PSF 

    Dr Ann Olivarius

    CEO

    McAllisterOlivarius

  • PSF 

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    Nick Owen

    Chair

    Deloitte UK

  • PSF 

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    Dave Shemmans

    CEO

    Ricardo

  • PSF 

    Paul Smith

    Chair

    Eversheds

  • PSF 

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    Tamar Tammes

    Managing Partner

    Burness Paull LLP

  • PSF 

    Alexander Y. Thomas

    Partner

    Reed Smith

  • PSF 

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    Ben Tidswell

    Chair

    Ashurst

  • PSF 

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    Steve Varley

    Chair

    EY

  • PSF 

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    Penelope Warne

    Chair

    CMS Cameron McKenna

  • PSF 

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    Beverley White

    CEO

    GI Group UK

  • PSF 

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    Simon Williams

    CEO

    NTT DATA UK

  • Financial 

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    Mark Austen

    Chair

    Transform Housing & Support/ Alpha Bank London

  • Financial 

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    Sir Brian Bender

    Chair

    London Metal Exchange

  • Financial 

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    James Bardrick

    Country Officer

    Citi

  • Financial 

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    Andrea Blackman

    Managing Director

    Moody's Analytics UK

  • Financial 

    Ana Botín

    Chair

    Santander

  • Financial 

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    Dominic Christian

    CEO

    Aon UK

  • Financial 

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    Roger Cobley

    Chair

    Stamford Associates

  • Financial 

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    Michael Cole-Fontayn

    Chair

    AFME

  • Financial 

    Noreen Doyle

    Chair

    Credit Suisse International

  • Financial 

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    Sian Fisher

    CEO

    Chartered Insurance Institute

  • Financial 

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    Peter Flavel

    CEO

    Coutts

  • Financial 

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    Karin Forseke

    Chair

    Sisters Capital

  • Financial 

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    Euan Fraser

    Global CEO

    Alpha Financial Markets Consulting

  • Financial 

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    Joe Garner

    CEO

    Nationwide Building Society

  • Financial 

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    Hans Georgeson

    Managing Director

    Architas

  • Financial 

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    Richard Gnodde

    Chair

    Goldman Sachs International

  • Financial 

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    Simon Haslam

    Interim President

    Fidelity International

  • Financial 

    John Heaps

    Chair

    Yorkshire Building Society

  • Financial  

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    Johannes Huth

    Head of EMEA

    KKR

  • Financial 

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    Ian Jenks

    Chair

    Brady

  • Financial 

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    Lady Barbara Judge

    Chair

    Institute of Directors/ Pension Protection Fund

  • Financial  

    Dominic Lester

    Head of Investment Banking, Europe

    Jefferies International

  • Financial 

    Julie Meyer

    Chair

    Ariadne Capital

  • Financial 

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    Simon Miller

    Chair

    Brewin Dolphin

  • Financial 

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    Nicolas Moreau

    Head

    Deutsche Asset Management

  • Financial Services 

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    Nathan Moss

    Chair

    Wesleyan

  • Financial 

    John Nelson

    Chair

    Lloyd’s of London

  • Financial 

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    David Nicol

    CEO

    Brewin Dolphin

  • Financial 

    Baron David de Rothschild

    Chair

    Rothschild

  • Financial 

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    David Roberts

    Chair

    Nationwide Building Society

  • Financial 

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    Sir Simon Robertson

    Founder

    Simon Robertson Associates

  • Financial 

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    Andrea Rossi

    CEO

    AXA Investment Managers

  • Financial 

    William Rucker

    CEO

    Lazard UK

  • Financial  

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    Asesh Sakar

    CEO

    Salary Finance

  • Financial 

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    Kalpana Shah

    Chair

    RiverStone Managing Agency

  • Financial 

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    Mitesh Sheth

    CEO

    Redington

  • Financial 

    Andrew Sibbald

    Vice Chair

    Evercore

  • Financial 

    Paul Smith

    Chair

    CFA Institute

  • Financial 

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    Robert Swannell

    Chair

    UK Government Investments

  • Financial 

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    Tamira Treffers-Herrera

    Regional Head Europe

    Rabobank

  • Financial 

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    Lance Uggla

    President

    IHS Markit Company

  • Financial 

    Sir David Walker

    Chair

    Winton Capital Group

  • Financial 

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    Bob Wigley

    Chair

    Tantalum Corporation

  • Financial 

    Roger Yates

    Chair

    Pioneer Investments

  • Executive Search 

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    Nina Alag Suri

    Founder and Chief Entrepreneur

    Nastrac

  • Executive Search 

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    Clare Butler

    Global Managing Director

    Laurence Simons

  • Executive Search 

    Chris Cooke

    CEO

    NP Group

  • Executive Search 

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    Juliet Eccleston

    CEO

    AnyGood?

  • Executive Search 

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    Nadia Edwards-Dashti

    Co-Founder

    Harrington-Starr

  • Executive Search 

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    Karen B. Greenbaum

    Chair

    AESC

  • Executive Search 

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    Brian Hamill

    Chair

    Redgrave Partners

  • Executive Search 

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    James Haspel

    Managing Partner

    J.D.Haspel

  • Executive Search 

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    Sarah Mitchell

    Director

    Mitchell-Rayner

  • Executive Search 

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    Jeremy Mobbs

    CEO

    Wilton & Bain

  • Executive Search 

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    Sharon Mullen

    Founder

    Mullwood Partnership

  • Executive Search 

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    Richard Pickard

    CEO

    Longbridge

  • Executive Search 

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    Nick Robeson

    CEO & Managing Partner

    Boyden Executive Search

  • Executive Search 

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    Laura Rycroft

    CEO

    Progress Recruitment Solutions

  • Executive Search 

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    Alice Weightman

    Founder & CEO

    Hanson Search

  • Comms/Media 

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    Peter Hickson

    Chair

    Communisis

  • Comms/ Media 

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    Sir Alan Parker

    Chair

    Brunswick

  • Comms/ Media 

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    Susan Gilchrist

    CEO

    Brunswick Group

  • Comms/ Media 

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    Debbie Klein

    Chair

    Engine Group

  • Comms/ Media 

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    Hugh Morrison

    Founding Partner

    Montfort Commuications

  • Comms/ Media 

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    Clare Parsons

    Chair

    Lansons

  • Corporate 

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    Ibilola Amao

    Principal Consultant

    Lonadek

  • Corporate 

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    Evelyn Bourke

    CEO

    BUPA

  • Corporate 

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    Alex Chesterman OBE

    CEO

    ZPG

  • Corporate 

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    Shoshana Clark Stewart

    CEO

    Turquoise Mountain

  • Corporate 

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    Tim Cobbold

    CEO

    UBM

  • Corporate 

    Robert Gillespie

    Chair

    Boat Race Company

  • Corporate 

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    Brent Hoberman

    Chair

    Founders Forum, Founders Factory, firstminute capital

  • Corporate 

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    Sir George Iacobescu CBE

    Chair & CEO

    Canary Wharf Group

  • Corporate 

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    Morgan Jones

    Co-CEO

    Hansteen Holdings

  • Corporate 

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    Fiona Kendrick

    Chair

    Nestlé UK

  • Corporate 

    Tessa Laws

    Solicitor

    Bagir

  • Corporate 

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    Lord Leitch

    Chair

    Bupa/ Intrinsic Financial Services/ FNZ

  • Corporate 

    Sir Charlie Mayfield

    Chair

    John Lewis/ UK Commission for Employment and Skills

  • Corporate 

    Ahmed Mazhari

    Chair

    Genpact

  • Corporate 

    James Muir

    Head of Group Sales

    Volkswagen

  • Corporate 

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    Andrew Morrison

    President

    Xerox UK Limited

  • Corporate 

    Peter Norris

    Chair

    Virgin Holdings

  • Corporate 

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    Alex Ricard

    Chair & CEO

    Pernod Ricard

  • Corporate 

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    Gary Savage

    Managing Director

    Mercedes-Benz Cars UK

  • Corporate 

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    Debra Searle

    Founder

    MIX Diversity Developers

  • Corporate 

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    Jane Silber

    CEO

    Canonical

  • Corporate 

    David Sleath

    CEO

    Segro

  • Corporate 

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    Paul Van der Burgh

    President & Managing Director

    Toyota (GB)

  • Corporate 

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    Ian Watson

    Co-CEO

    Hansteen Holdings

  • Universities & HE 

    Apurv Bagri

    Chair

    London Business School

  • Universities & HE 

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    Garry Coutts

    Chair of Court

    University of Highlands and Islands

  • Universities & HE 

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    Professor Karen Cox

    Vice-Chancellor & President

    University of Kent

  • Universities & HE 

    Ms Jennifer Craw

    Chair

    Robert Gordon University

  • Universities & HE 

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    Professor Sir Paul Curran

    President

    City, University of London

  • Universities & HE 

    The Earl of Derby

    President

    University of Liverpoool

  • Universities & HE 

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    Chris Day

    Vice-Chancellor & President

    Newcastle University

  • Universities & HE 

    Professor Alistair Fitt

    V-C

    Oxford Brookes University

  • Universities & HE 

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    Professor Alice Gast

    President

    Imperial College London

  • Universities & HE 

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    Professor Simon Gaskell

    Principal

    Queen Mary London University

  • Universities & HE 

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    Muriel Gray

    Chair

    Glasgow School of Art

  • Universities & HE 

    Stephen Howlett

    Pro-Chancellor

    University of Greenwich

  • Universities & HE 

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    Peter Horrocks CBE

    V-C

    Open University

  • Universities & HE 

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    Dame DeAnne Shirley Julius

    Chair of Council

    University College London

  • Universities & HE 

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    Jane Kelly

    Chair

    Brunel University London

  • Universities & HE 

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    Stephen Hart MBE

    Chair

    University of Westminster

  • Universities & HE 

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    Professor Koen Lamberts

    V-C

    University of York

  • Universities & HE 

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    Professor Max Lu

    V-C

    University of Surrey

  • Universities & HE 

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    Professor Sally Mapstone

    Principal and V-C

    University of St. Andrews

  • Universities & HE 

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    Professor Sir Anton Muscatelli

    V-C

    University of Glasgow

  • Universities & HE 

    Professor Paddy Nixon

    V-C

    University of Ulster

  • Universities & HE 

    Professor Andrea Nolan

    V-C

    Edinburgh Napier University

  • Universities & HE 

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    Professor Malcolm Press

    V-C

    Manchester Metropolitan University

  • Universities & HE 

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    Professor Louise Richardson

    V-C

    University of Oxford

  • Universities & HE 

    Dr Gill Rider

    Chair of Council

    University of Southampton

  • Universities & HE 

    Professor Colin Riordan

    V-C

    University of Cardiff

  • Universities & HE 

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    Dame Nancy Rothwell

    V-C

    University of Manchester

  • Universities & HE 

    Fiona Sandford

    Chair of Court

    University of Stirling

  • Universities & HE 

    Professor Nigel Seaton

    V-C

    University of Abertay

  • Universities & HE 

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    Professor Sir Christopher Snowden

    President & Vice-Chancellor

    University of Southampton

  • Universities & HE 

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    Professor Elizabeth Treasure

    Vice-Chancellor

    Aberystwyth University

  • Universities & HE 

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    Sir David Warren

    Chair of Council

    University of Kent

  • Universities & HE 

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    Professor Shearer West

    President & V-C

    University of Nottingham

  • Universities & HE 

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    Barbara Wilding

    Chair

    Cardiff Metropolitan University

  • Universities & HE 

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    Rob Woodward

    Chair of Court

    Glasgow Caledonian University

  • Public Sector 

    Sir James Bevan

    CEO

    Environment Agency

  • Ambassador  

    Michael Treschow

    Formerly Chair

    Unilever

  • Public Sector 

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    Sir Win Bischoff

    Chair

    Financial Reporting Council/ JP Morgan Securities

  • Public Sector 

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    Lesley Cowley

    Chair

    DVLA

  • Public Sector 

    Sir Martin Donnelly

    Permanent Secretary

    Department for International Trade

  • Public Sector 

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    John Griffith-Jones

    Chair

    Financial Conduct Authority

  • Public Sector 

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    Dame Deirdre Hutton

    Chair

    Civil Aviation Authority

  • Public Sector 

    Sir Bob Kerslake

    Chair

    King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

  • Public Sector 

    Stephen Lovegrove

    Permanent Secretary

    Ministry of Defence

  • Public Sector 

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    Sir Nicholas Montagu

    Chair

    Financial Ombudsman/ Queen Mary University London, CUC

  • Public Sector 

    Mark Neale

    CEO

    Financial Services Compensation Scheme

  • Public Sector 

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    Andrew Parker

    Head

    MI5

  • Public Sector 

    Philip Rutnam

    Permanent Secretary

    Department for Transport

  • Third Sector 

    Tracey Bleakley

    CEO

    Hospice UK

  • Third Sector 

    Miranda Curtis

    Chair

    Camfed International

  • Third Sector 

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    Tahirih Danesh

    Exectuive Director

    Persia Educational Foundation

  • Third Sector 

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    Dr Jeremy Farrar

    Director

    Wellcome Trust

  • Ambassador 

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    Simon Collins

    Formerly Chair & Senior Partner

    KPMG

  • Ambassador 

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    Glen Moreno

    Formerly Chair

    Virgin Money

  • Ambassador 

    Nicky Morgan

    MP

    UK Government

Steering Committee

The 30% Club is run by a Steering Committee that is made up of senior men and women who volunteer their time and skills.

  • FOUNDER 

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    Dame Helena Morrissey DBE

    Legal & General Investment Management

  • GLOBAL CHAIR 

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    Brenda Trenowden CBE

    ANZ

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    Baroness Mary Goudie

    Labour peer

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    Emma Howard Boyd

    Environment Agency

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    Emily Lawson

    NHS England

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    Melanie Richards

    KPMG

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    Siân Westerman

    Rothschild

  • Ambassador 

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    Karin Barnick

    Korn Ferry

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    Tamara Box

    Reed Smith

  • Ambassador 

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    Sophie Chandauka

    Morgan Stanley

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    Gay Collins

    Montfort Communications

  • Ambassador 

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    Pavita Cooper

    More Difference

  • Ambassador 

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    Liz Dimmock

    Women Ahead

  • Ambassador 

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    Deborah Gilshan

    Standard Life Investments

  • Ambassador 

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    Francoise Higson

    ANZ

  • Ambassador 

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    Nick Jarman

    PwC

  • Ambassador 

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    Avril Martindale

    Freshfields

  • Ambassador 

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    Sarah Morris

    Aviva

  • Ambassador 

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    Julia Muir

    Gaia Innovation

  • Ambassador 

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    Clare Payn

    Legal & General Investment Management

  • Ambassador 

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    Henrietta Royle

    British Bankers Association

  • Ambassador 

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    Joanna Santinon

    EY

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    Diana Brightmore-Armour

    ANZ

  • Ambassador 

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    Jamie Brookes

    Williams & Glyn

  • Ambassador 

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    Caroline Carr

    Permira

  • Ambassador 

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    Niamh Corbett

    Board Intelligence

  • Ambassador 

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    Melissa Di Donato

    SAP

  • Ambassador 

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    Mary FitzPatrick

    NatWest Markets UK

  • Ambassador 

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    Melanie Gee

    Lazard

  • Ambassador 

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    Katushka Giltsoff

    Miles Partnership

  • Ambassador 

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    Vimi Grewal-Carr

    Deloitte

  • Ambassador 

    Kate Grussing

    Sapphire Partners

  • Ambassador 

    Claudia Harris

    Careers & Enterprise Company

  • Ambassador 

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    Heather McGregor

    Taylor Bennett

  • Ambassador 

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    Elizabeth Passey

    J. Stern & Company

  • Ambassador 

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    Anne Richards CBE

    M&G Investments

  • Ambassador 

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    Jane Byam Shaw

    The Felix Project

  • Ambassador 

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    Rachel Short

    Why Women Work

  • Ambassador 

    Su-Mei Thompson

    MediaTrust

  • Ambassador 

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    Georgie Whittle

    Yellow Jersey

  • Ambassador 

    Sarah Wiggins

    Linklaters

  • Ambassador 

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    Margaret Young

    Blackrock

Working groups

  • Automotive

    Main aims

    The Automotive working group is made up of MDs and CEOs from automotive manufacturing, retailing and supplier companies. Our aim is to fill at least 30% of key leadership positions in our organisations with women, from junior management to board level.

    We are implementing a four phase strategy:

    • Reach Out - we connect with young women in schools, universities and professional networks through speeches and career events, and offer work experience opportunities
    • Welcome In - we examine recruitment and selection practices for unconscious bias
    • Pull Through - we investigate ways to improve the rate of promotion of talented women
    • Hold On - we implement policies and practices to improve retention levels of women leaders

    We work in partnership with the charity Speakers for Schools and the Inspiring Women campaign, and we have support from members McKinsey, the Institute of the Motor Industry, and Loughborough University School of Business and Economics.

    contact

    julia@gaiainnovation.com

    Group leader

    Julia Muir

  • Business Schools

    Main aims

    As part of the 30% Club efforts to encourage and increase the female gender balance at all organisational levels, we are establishing partnerships with a number of business schools globally to rectify the under-representation of women pursuing post-graduate management education by offering Women’s Scholarships. Through these partnerships we seek to build a continuum of change from schoolroom to boardroom, helping women to make the decision to undertake further education and accelerate their career progression. For further detail please click here.

    contact

    francoisehigson@yahoo.com

    Group leader

    Francoise Higson

  • Communications

    Main aims

    The Communications group seeks to maximise the profile and reach of the 30% Club through a coordinated and strategic communications programme; ensure our global reputation is managed and protected.

    contact

    gay@gaycollins.co.uk
    jamie@burntcakemedia.com

    Group leader

    Gay Collins, Jamie Brookes

  • Cross-Company Mentoring

    Main aims

    The objective of the 30% Club’s mentoring scheme is to offer and facilitate a cross-company, cross-sector mentoring programme that will complement existing schemes in the UK market and within individual organisations. The ultimate goal is to broaden the pipeline of female talent coming through participating organisations and make a step change to the number of women attaining senior leadership roles in their respective organisations.

    Now in its fifth year in the UK, the initiative has had tremendous success – this scheme represents the power of mentoring at its best. The cross-company mentoring scheme has also extended to help build the pipeline and parity of women on sports boards, and now matches women leaders working in sporting organisations with male and female mentors who are leaders of corporate organisations. 

    Barring exceptional circumstances, we ask that organisations wishing to participate contribute a subscription fee in-line with the number of participants ranging from £4,000 to £8,000. The current cohort comprises circa 1200 participants across 60+ organisations. To watch a clip of a previous launch event please click here. For our scheme literature please click here.

    contact

    francoisehigson@yahoo.com

    Group leader

    Francoise Higson

  • Higher Education

    Main aims

    The Higher Education group focuses on diversity in universities and higher education establishments to encourage a pooling of ideas across both the corporate and the higher education sectors to reduce the gender gap across governing bodies and faculties, as well as to analyse and act to improve the experiences of female students.

    Please click here for a copy of the Think Future Study report, commissioned to better understand how university shapes career perceptions and trajectories and whether these vary depending on gender or socio-economic background. The report gives a current perspective on how universities can support Generation Z as they head towards the next stage of their lives, how businesses can best appeal to a generation with different expectations and aspirations and how to nurture this emerging talent stream.

    For an overview of our activities please click here for a copy of our most recent newsletter.
     

    contact

    Lynn O’Byrne

    Elizabeth Passey & Tracey McDermott

  • International

    Main aims

    Assisting and advising international 30% Club groups on how best to get started; ensuring global consistency and adherence to the 30% Club brand and philosophy.

    contact

    marygoudie@hotmail.com

    Group leader

    Baroness Mary Goudie

  • Investors

    Main aims

    The purpose of the Investors Group is to help coordinate the investment community’s approach to gender diversity. In particular, to explain the investment case for more diverse boards; to encourage all investors to engage on the issue of board diversity with chairs and management teams and to consider diversity when voting on the Report & Accounts and the appointment and re-election of board members.

    Whilst we are strongly supportive of voluntary targets over quotas, we believe that it is important that investors actively oversee companies’ actions. We encourage investors to engage directly with companies in the first instance. However, we believe that, over time, this should extend to AGM voting in the event of inadequate board leadership. 

    We are calling for the investment community to follow the principles of the statement of intent and to use to investor toolkit in their conversations with Boards and CEOs.

    1. Statement of Intent for Investorswhich outlines the beliefs and objectives that the members of the 30% Club Investors Working Group have agreed to. We invite other fund managers and asset owners to pledge support to the principles in this Statement;
    2. Investor toolkit for engaging boards on diversitythis toolkit has been provided to help investors, and those representing them, more effectively engage with boards of directors on this important issue.

    contact

    emma.howard.boyd@me.com
    Deborah_Gilshan@standardlife.com

    Group leader

    Emma Howard Boyd & Deborah Gilshan

  • Professional Services Firms

    Main aims

    The Professional Services Firms’ Initiative is a group of 22 firms who work together to consider ways in which we can support efforts towards increasing gender balance in law firms, accountancy and consultancy. Set up in 2012, in partnership with McKinsey & Co, the group published a study on gender balance at senior levels in these firms. The study revealed that the lower representation of women at senior levels was not driven by disproportionate attrition rates but rather the rate of promotion. The report was a call to action and the group subsequently has focussed on three key areas of sponsorship, work allocation and agile working to develop a common perspective on these issues and provide practical guidance to firms. More recently, the group continues to expand its areas of focus, looking at the female Millenial perspective on the three focus areas and more broadly their experience of professional services firms. Please see this short film about the about the PSF initiative:

     

    contact

    ccarr1977@icloud.com

    Group leader

    Caroline Carr

  • Speakers for Schools Partnership

    Main aims

    In January 2015, the 30% Club launched its collaboration with Speakers for Schools, an education charity that helps state secondary schools access the time of today’s eminent and influential figures across a range of industries for free school talks, starting with our own campaign seeing over 20 of our top business leaders  take part in the talk series “Equality Across the Board” . Today, the charity enlists the help of our top UK Members to visit state schools to give their time for inspiring talks each year, sharing their insights  as well as the message of 30% Club to see young women encouraged in their potential as leaders and future Boardroom members. Since 2017, the charity has also started supporting leading firms in offering short work experience placements for students from more diverse and disadvantaged backgrounds to help them to aspire to the professional world.  Our work with Speakers for Schools aims to support young women prior to starting their career, and we warmly encourage our Members to sign up to the initiative and find out more about how the charity can help you and your company reach young people. For more detailed information on opportunities to engage please see here.

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    contact

    julia@gaiainnovation.com

    Group leader

    Julia Muir

  • Technology

    Main aims

    The main goal of the Technology group is to positively influence girls and women at all levels in their career to develop, grow and further their professional journey within the technology / IT industry. We are hoping that by staying within the industry and continually developing their career, the number of women leaders will continue to increase in tech companies and IT roles thereby offering greater opportunities to fill board positions in tech companies.

    contact

    melissa.didonato@gmail.com

    Group leader

    Melissa Di Donato

Events


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  • Hilton Bankside Hotel, London

    The 30% Club is proud to partner with The Telegraph for their Women Mean Business Conference on 31 Ocotober 2018.
    The conference includes a top line-up of speakers including Brenda Trenowden CBE (Global Chair, 30% Club) and Helena Morrissey DBE (Founder, 30% Club)

    • Please see the full agenda here.
    • Tickets can be booked here.
    • To secure a 20% discount on tickets, please uses code: WMBTTC

     

    ABOUT THE CONFERENCE
    In support of The Telegraph’s major campaign, Women Mean Business; and in honour of the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage,
    The Telegraph is hosting a grand finale event. They will be bringing the campaign to an audience of 300+, through a number of high
    profile keynote speakers, panels and on-stage interviews.

    The Women Mean Business Campaign launched in March 2018 with the signing of an open letter from 200 female founders and
    inspirational leaders. This was sent to the Government to address the lack of funding given to female founders (only 9% of VC
    funding).

    The live event, taking place in London in October, will see female founders of established startups, corporate c-suite executives and
    government representatives convene to address the lack of funding for female entrepreneurs. The event will also discuss the gender
    pay gap, equal opportunities and celebrate women in business through live debates and panels.
    The event will take place on Wednesday October 31, at the Hilton Bankside Hotel. The event will be chaired by chaired by Telegraph
    journalists and Women Mean Business founders, Victoria Harper and Claire Cohen.

    Top speakers

    • Brenda Trenowden CBE, head of FIG Europe and global chair, 30% Club
    • Helena Morrissey DBE, head of personal investing, Legal & General Investment Management and founder, 30% Club 
    • Allison Pearson, author, columnist and chief interviewer, The Telegraph
    • Nicola Mendelsohn CBE, vice president EMEA, Facebook
    • Mary Portas, executive creative director, Portas
    • Mishal Husain, presenter
    • Touker Sulleyman, entrepreneur and investor on Dragon’s Den
    • Natalie Cummins, chief executive officer, Zenith Media
    • Clare Balding, broadcaster, BT Sport
    • Dr Ian Campbell, chief executive, Innovate UK
    • Rt Hon Penny Mordaunt MP, Minister for Women and Equalities

    Formats

    • Workshops:Pitching, Investment, Mentoring, Hustling
    • Panel sessions
    • Keynote addresses: Nicola Mendelsohn, vice president EMEA, Facebook
    • Networking with VCs

    Hot topics for discussion

    • Is helping women in the workplace hindering men?
    • Exit strategies: when to leave the corporate world/ how to sell your company
    • Five steps to starting your idea and gaining investment
    • Closing the gender pay gap 
    • Is the discussion around inclusivity making men feel excluded?
    • Is the workplace losing out on a midlife workforce?
    • Identifying opportunities with investors to maximise funding opportunities and expertise to benefit female entrepreneurs
  • Kindly hosted by Warwick Business School, The Shard, London

  • Kindly hosted by Facebook, London


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  • The Barbican, London

  • Royal Garden Hotel, London

    Supported by The 30% Club

    20% discount – see below*
     

    In October 2017 The Treasury Committee launched a new inquiry into Women in Finance focusing on HM Treasury’s Women in Finance Charter and the progress it has made. The Committee will seek to identify the barriers to women entering and progressing in the financial services industry and will examine the value to financial firms of having greater gender imbalance. It will also scrutinize the impact of Government and financial regulators as role models for good gender diversity practices.

    This high-profile forum builds on the success of the previous editions of the Women in Business and the Women in Finance summits, which both attracted 250+ senior delegates from across business, government and the regulatory community, both here and overseas.

    The conference will examine the role of the Government and financial regulators in addressing the imbalance of seniority between genders and determine what can be done to identify the barriers to women entering and progressing in the financial services sector.

    It will also review the progress made since the launch of the HM Treasury’s Charter and assess the impact the Charter has had on signatory companies, the benefits they are realising and the challenges the firms face in meeting their Charter commitments.

    Other topics include:

    • What is the UK Government’s strategy for ensuring that the potential of women in the boardroom and in the senior management of the financial services industry is being realised?
    • Enhancing female leadership, empowering productivity and harnessing the talents of women in financial services
    • Promoting “The Power of Equality” and moving towards closing “three Gs” – the participation gap, the remuneration gap and advancement gap
    • Gender Pay Regulations – what are the reports showing and what impact will they have on the financial services sector?
    • Aligning your passion with skill – what are the key components to a successful career in the financial services industry? Insights from successful women in the financial services world
    • What next? Moving forward and finding the ways to drive permanent and sustainable change across the financial services industry. Best practices to effectively engage men in implementation of your gender diversity programmes

    Join us and you will hear from and network with senior decision-makers in the FS industry:

    • Chairs, Chief Executives and other Board Directors
    • Female and male senior and middle management
    • Chairs, Chief Executives and senior female management in large private companies
    • Heads of HR, Remuneration, Diversity and Inclusion
    • Female business owners and entrepreneurs

    Speakers include:

    • Rt Hon Nicky Morgan, Chair, Treasury Select Committee, MP for Loughborough
    • Joanna Place, Chief Operating Officer, Bank of England
    • Megan Butler, Executive Director of Supervision – Investment, Wholesale and Specialists, Financial Conduct Authority
    • Hilary Spencer, Director, The Government Equalities Office
    • Brenda D.H. Trenowden CFA, Global Chair, 30% Club
    • Mary Macleod, Senior Client Partner, Korn Ferry, Former Member of Parliament & Government Adviser
    • Penny Miller, Partner, Simmons & Simmons LLP
    • Kate Guthrie, Group Human Resources Director, CYBG
    • Bob Wigley, Chairman, UK Finance
    • Vivienne Artz, Global Chief Privacy Officer, Thomson Reuters & President, Women in Banking and Finance
    • Huw Evans, Director General, ABI
    • Sarah Boddey, Senior Vice President, Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer, EMEA & APAC, Northern Trust
    • Janet Cooper OBE, Partner, Tapestry Compliance LLP
    • Maria-Angélica Latorre, Global Head of Channel Management, IPC Systems
    • Mark Freed, CEO, E2W
    • Marieke Flament, Managing Director for Europe, Circle
    • Kate Grussing, Founder and Managing Director, Sapphire Partners
    • Denis Woulfe, Co-Chair, Men as Change Agents
    • Colin Passmore, Senior Partner, Simmons & Simmons LLP
    • Janet Thomas, Managing Director, Infinity Capital Partners

    Costs:

    DELEGATE FEES

    £495.00 + VAT: £396.00 + VAT with code below.

    *DISCOUNT CODE: WIF230

    Book online at: www.cityandfinancialconferences.com/womeninfinance2018 (use code above)

    Email: bookings@cityandfinancial.com (quote code above)

    Call: +44 (0)1932 340115 (quote code above)

  • High Commission of Australia, London

    The 30% Club is delighted to support the OMFIF Gender Balance Index Launch (see further detail below)

    EVENT REGISTRATION
    If you'd like to register for the London event, please do so via this link
    If you'd like to register for the Singapore event, please do so via this link.

    GENDER BALANCE INDEX
    The annual Gender Balance Index tracks the presence of men and women in senior positions of public financial institutions globally, weighted by seniority.

    The 2017 report focused on central banks, showing that the sector is highly unbalanced when it comes to gender, with the disequilibrium becoming worse. The value of the overall index, which aggregates the performance of individual institutions weighted by their country's share of the global economy, stood at 30.6% in 2017 – a far cry from the 100% that would suggest a perfectly gender-balanced picture. 

    The 2018 edition of the Gender Balance Index expands the analysis to sovereign funds and public pension funds. We invite you to attend the launch of the 2018 findings which will be presented in both London and Singapore. Speakers include: Catherine Bradley, board member at the UK Financial Conduct Authority; Marc-Olivier Strauss-Kahn, director general of economics and international relations, Banque de France; Jorgovanka Tabaković, governor, National Bank of Serbia; and Anna Trzecińska, deputy president of Narodowy Bank Polski. 

    LAUNCH EVENT DETAILS
    London
    Date: Wednesday 7 March, 17:30 GMT
    Venue: 
    The High Commission of Australia
    Strand, London
    WC2B 4LA
     

    Singapore
    Date: Wednesday 7 March, 16:00 SST
    Venue:
    Singapore Exchange
    2 Shenton Way #02-02 SGX
    Centre 1, Singapore
    068807

  • Kindly hosted by MI5, London

  • Queen Elizabeth Centre, London

  • Kindly hosted by the London Stock Exchange

  • Central Hall Westminster, London

    Speakers:

    • Welcome | Liz Dimmock, CEO, Women Ahead
    • Welcome | Brenda Trenowden, Global Chair, 30% Club
    • Welcome | Jayne Anne-Gahdia, Women in Finance Review, HM Treasury
    • Keynote | Dr. Michael Kimmel, “World’s Most Prominent Male Feminist”
    • Keynote and learning session | Kirk Vallis, Head of Creativity Development, Google
    • Panel discussion| Mentors and Mentees
  • Sheraton Grand London Park Lane Hotel

     

     

    The Financial Times & 30% Club invite you to join us for the next Women at the Top Summit - Transforming Leadership

    The 30% Club is delighted to announce that we will be partnering with the FT Women at the Top summit which returns in September to tackle one of the most complex challenges we face today: how to fix the gender imbalance in the top ranks of business in Britain and beyond.

    The composition of top UK management remains stubbornly uniform despite significant progress to make organisations more diverse and inclusive. The costs to companies and the economy of male dominated leadership are well documented. Yet many employers are still inadvertently turning away future leaders – male and female – by continuing business as usual.

    Join us to look at how leadership could be transformed over the next decade as the impact of policy changes becomes clear. Hear practical examples and insights from the most forward thinking business leaders, academics and policy makers tackling the gender imbalance and take part in action-focused debate to discover how you can effect change.

    We have negotiated a 15% discount only available to 30% Club members, a saving of £150 on a single ticket to this leading summit which can be activated by using the code 30CLUB when registering.  Further discounts are available for two or more bookings.

    SPEAKERS INCLUDE:
    Helena Morrissey CBE, 
    Founder, 30% Club; Head of Personal Investing, Legal & General Investment Management
    Laszlo Bock, CEO, Humu; former SVP of People Operations, Google
    Iris Bohnet, Professor of Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School
    Laura Haynes, Chair, UN Women National Committee UK
    Turid Elisabeth Solvang, Founder and CEO, Future Boards
    Mark Wilson, Chief Executive Officer, Aviva

    For the latest updates on the agenda, and information on registration please visit the website here.

  • Savoy, London

    The 30% Club is partnering with HM Treasury and the Women in Finance Charter for this awards event.

    Of all the industries in which women are poorly represented at a senior level, finance and financial services have the biggest challenge to address.Despite making up more than half the finance workforce, women continue to dramatically lag behind their male counterparts in leadership roles.“Women account for 23 per cent of board members and just 14 per cent of executive committee members across UK-regulated financial services companies. But this is nowhere near ideal.”The Women in Finance Awards is the finance industry’s largest diversity initiative, recognising the high-achievers, advocates, and role models for women in the sector.  Organised by GrowthBusiness.co.uk and What Investment magazine, we aspire to see gender balance at all levels in the world of finance. This isn’t just a matter of corporate responsibility; it’s a matter of national urgency.The event will bring together key stakeholders to raise awareness of the sector’s diversity problem, further the gender balance agenda, as well as to celebrate inclusion, leadership and finance excellence.The lack of women in this sector is already taking toll on financial institutions, and the time to address this is now. Join us on 29th June 2017 for an evening of celebration and dialogue at the inaugural edition of the Women in Finance Awards.  

    Nominations for the 2017 Women in Finance Awards will close on 28 February 2017.
    The Women in Finance Awards is open to advocates, supporters, and achievers in the world of finance, actively bridging the diversity gap in the sector. But for this initiative to be a resounding a success, we need to know who you believe the women and advocates that deserve recognition are.
    So we urge you to nominate someone – a colleague, partner, client, friend, whomever in finance – you feel should be celebrated on this very special evening.
    The judges will convene two weeks before the awards ceremony to review all of the shortlisted nominations. They will decide the winners based on written submissions, supporting materials and video assets, so please include as much information as possible within the word limit. Whether you’re nominating yourself, or someone you believe should win, please fill out the nomination form using the criteria (accessible via the link below) of the category most relevant to your entry. Remember, the judges will refer to each criteria to guide their decisions, so shape your entry accordingly. Each written submission should be at least 600 words and a maximum of 1,000 words. There is no cost to nominate, and you can enter as many categories as you wish.

    To nominate and for event information, please see more detail here.

  • Kindly hosted by Bloomberg, London

  • Kindly hosted by Standard Life, London

  • Australia House, London

    LAUNCH OF THE GPI GENDER BALANCE INDEX
    The 30% Club is partnering with the Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum (OMFIF) to launch their Global Public Investor Gender Balance Index on the 8th March in honour of International Women’s Day. The index tracks the balance between men and women in senior positions of central banks around the world.

    VENUE
    Australia House
    The Strand
    London
    8.15am - 10.30am

    PANELLISTS:
    Sandra Boss, Independent Director, Prudential Regulation Authority Board, Bank of England
    Joanna Place, Executive Director, Human Resources, Bank of England
    Vicky Pryce, Chief Economic Adviser, Centre for Economics and Business Research
    Anna Stupnytska, Blobal Economist -  Multi-Asset, Fidelity International
    Sam Reinhardt, Minister-Counsellor (Economic), Australian Treasury

    Please see further detail and register here (attendance is free of charge)

  • Bloomberg, London

    A One-Day Conference on 24th January 2017.

    30% Club is partnering with City and Financial Global for this event.
    30% Club Steering Committee members Helena Morrissey, Melanie Richards and Sarah Morris will join a stellar speaker line-up.

    20% discount – see below

    This conference will review the practical aspects of implementing HM Treasury’s Charter on Women in Finance Services, as well as promote effective corporate strategies for creating gender diversity at all levels of leadership. Its interactive format will offer attendees an opportunity to have a diverse and well-informed dialogue about the progression of women into senior roles in the financial services sector by focusing on the executive pipeline and the mid-tier level.

    Exclusive speaker line-up includes:

    • Simon Kirby MP, Economic Secretary, HM Treasury
    • Jayne-Anne Gadhia, CEO, Virgin Money
    • Amanda Pullinger, CEO, 100 Women in Finance
    • Elin Hurvenes, Founder & Chair, Professional Boards Forum AS
    • Janet Thomas, President, WIBF
    • Helena Morrissey CBE, Chair, Newton, Chair of The Investment Association (IA) and Founder 30% Club
    • Simon Lewis OBE, CEO, AFME
    • Huw Evans, Director General, ABI
    • Megan Butler, Director of Supervision – Investment, Wholesale and Specialist, & Member of The Executive Committee, FCA
    • Carolanne Minashi, Managing Director & Global Head of Diversity & Inclusion, UBS
    • Angela Sun, Head of Strategy and Corporate Development, Bloomberg
    • Sarah Morris, Group Chief People Officer, Aviva
    • Melanie Richards, A Founder Member, The 30 % Club Steering Committee & Vice Chair, KPMG
    • Marjorie Strachan, Global Head of Inclusion, RBS
    • Jacqueline de Rojas, President, Tech UK & Executive Vice President Northern Europe, Sage
    • Claire Cockerton, CEO, Plexal
    • Diane Côté, Group Chief Risk Officer, London Stock Exchange Group
    • Vivienne Artz, Managing Director, Citigroup, Co-Chair and Steering Committee, City Women Network London & Champion for Women, The 19th Women in Banking and Finance and Finance Awards for Achievement
    • Kate Grussing, Managing Director, Sapphire Partners
    • Anna Janczak, Head of Diversity and Inclusion, Prudential
    • Susanne Chishti, CEO & Founder, FINTECH Circle
    • Heather Jackson, Founder & Chair An Inspirational Journey; Boards Trustee, Employers Network for Equality & Inclusion
    • Laura Bailey, CEO & Co-Founder, Zerado & Women in Fintech 2016 Powerlist
       

    Key topics are:

    • What is the UK Government’s strategy for ensuring that the potential of women in the boardroom and in the senior management of the financial services industry is being realised?
    • Enhancing female leadership, empowering productivity and harnessing the talents of women in financial services                                
    • Reviewing European approaches to tackle the underrepresentation of women at the top of regional businesses
    • Forging the path to greater diversity. Is your firm’s diversity programme making an essential contribution to the career progression of women in your organisation? How will Brexit affect gender diversity in the City?
    • Creating a framework in your company for successful delivery of your women’s talent strategy: key considerations for the financial services sector
    • What are the key components to a successful career in the financial services industry? Insights from successful women in the financial services world

    As demand for attendance at the event is likely to be high, early booking is recommended.
    The full event programme and confirmed speakers can be viewed on the event website by clicking the link below.

    Cost:

    • Delegate Fee: £595 + VAT. Discounted fee with code: £476.00 + VAT
    • Use code WIF1-30% at the submit payment stage if booking online or email bookings@cityandfinancial.com or telephone +44 (0) 1932 340115 quoting the code in either instance.
    • Website: (includes speaker list, programme, registration fees etc.) https://www.cityandfinancialconferences.com/womeninfinance2017

    Should you experience any difficulties or have any queries relating to the event please contact Paul Hooper on 01932 340115, or email phooper@cityandfinancial.com.

  • Hosted by ICAEW, London

    Women Returners is a UK consulting, coaching and network organisation which enables professional women to return to work after an extended break, and  the pioneer of UK ‘returnship’ programmes. They have launched the first Women Returners Conference which will be held in Central London on 14th November 2016. It will be a day of inspiration, advice and support, specifically designed for returners to the workplace. Alongside a range of workshops, panels and speaker sessions, there will be a variety of networking opportunities with like-minded peers and corporate sponsor organisations. The Conference is hosted by the ICAEW and supported by the 30% Club, with Credit Suisse, Skanska, O2 and PwC as lead sponsors. The event is relevant to returners across sectors: finance, law, tech, engineering, marketing, retail or any other professional area. Keynote speakers are Brenda Trenowden, Global Chair of 30% Club, Jane Garvey, Presenter of Woman’s Hour,  and Julianne Miles, Co-Founder & MD of Women Returners. For more information see Women Returners Conference or contact Julianne on info@womenreturners.com. If any organisations are interested in attracting the relatively untapped talent pool of women on career break, opportunities are available to sponsor the Conference.

  • Loughborough University, Loughborough

  • Kindly hosted by London Stock Exchange, London

  • Central Hall Westminster, London

    Event details:
    Time | 4.30pm – 8.30pm
     

    Draft Agenda
    4.30pm – Arrival and registration
    5.00pm – Welcome, Brenda Trenowden, 30% Club Global Chair
    5.20pm – Keynote, Helena Morrissey, 30% Club Founder
    5.40pm –30% Club Programme overview, Rebecca Davies, Managing Partner Women Ahead
    5.50pm – Mentor and mentee panel, Women Ahead
    6.20pm – Closing comments/scholarship awards
    6.30pm – 8.30pm – Drinks and networking with special keynote talk

  • St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel, London


    The 30% Club is partnering with The Financial Times on its Women at the Top summit which aims to advance the debate on improving gender balance in business and give new impetus to the movement, drawing on the day’s discussions to lay out ways for participants to change their organisations. hrough practical examples, insight from business leaders and interactive dialogue, the summit will address the hurdles companies face as they seek to develop their most talented leaders, regardless of gender. Speakers and panellists will examine and debate issues including changing career structures, how to address the leaking employee pipeline, how to tackle unconscious bias and the characteristics that will define tomorrow’s leaders. Some of the speakers include: Helena MorrisseyFounder, 30% Club & Chair, Newton Investment Management; Heather McGregorFounding Member, 30% Club Steering Commmittee & Managing Director, Taylor Bennett; Justine Greening, Secretary of State for education and Minister for Women and Equality; Margrethe Vestager, European Commissioner for Competition, European Commission; Gavin Patterson, Chief Executive Officer, BT; Charlotte Hogg, Deputy Governor and Chief Operating Officer, Bank of England; Monica Lewinsky,Social Activist and many more. 
    Book your tickets for £1,500 + VAT to attend - 30% Club Members are eligible for a 15% discount code: please email Francoise Higson

  • Kindly hosted by KPMG, London

    In 2015, the Davies Review put forward its closing recommendations and suggested that cross-sector appointments could help to improve the gender and professional diversity of boards. The latest data from Cranfield University’s Female FTSE Report 2016 shows that while the percentage of women on FTSE 100 boards has increased to 26% and to 20.4% on the FTSE 250 boards this year, the percentage of new appointments going to women over the past six months is only 24.7%. This is the lowest since September 2011.

    Better gender diversity at board level is a priority for UK businesses and universities. While both sectors have made big improvements, there is much more to be done. So far there has been little research into the exchange of board-level talent between businesses and academia. In response, KPMG and the 30% Club commissioned Professor Simonetta Manfredi, Director of the Centre for Diversity Policy Research and Practice at Oxford Brookes University, to conduct a study into this issue.

    Professor Simonetta Manfredi will be presenting the compelling findings of this report at this event kindly hosted by KPMG. This will be followed by a panel discussion, where Simonetta will be joined by business leaders including Anne Richards, Chief Executive Officer at M&G Group PLC.
     

  • Kindly hosted by Somerset House, London

  • Kindly hosted by Salesforce Tower, London

    Salesforce, 30% Club, Heidrick & Struggles and TechUK invite you to a discussion about Leadership in the Technology Sector.
    We will be joined by a panel of speakers to discuss trailblazing women who have developed their career in the Technology sector and share insights about inspiring leadership talent. Places are limited, so please register here to reserve your space.

    Date
    Tuesday 27th September 2016
    Agenda
    17:30 Arrival & Networking
    18:00 Panel Session
    19:00 Networking
    20:00 Close
    Venue
    Salesforce Tower
    110 Bishopgsgate
    London EC2N 4AY
    Dress Code
    Business Attire

  • Kindly hosted by Rothschild, London

  • Kindly hosted by the LTA, Roehampton

    Theme: Geraint Thomas will be delivering a session on personal brand.

  • Milton Court, Barbican

  • Kindly hosted by Deloitte, London

  • Kindly hosted by BDO, London

    Theme: tbc

  • Kindly hosted by the Canary Wharf Group at its fintech accelerator, ‘Level39’.

  • Kindly hosted by EY, London

    Theme: tbc

  • Kindly hosted by HSBC, London

  • Copthorne Tara Hotel, London Kensington

    Conference Dates: 14 - 15 March 2016
    Conference Title: Business empowerment, leadership and career advancement for women leaders, managers and next-generation leaders
    Speakers: 30% Club Steering Committee members speaking at the conference include Brenda Trenowden, Melanie Richards, Caroline Carr, Melissa Di Donato and Niamh Corbett.
    Registration: for further details and to register please click here
    Please note that an additional 10% discount on top of the Early Bird discount is availabole to 30% Club Members - please email  info@30percentclub.org to request the discount code.

  • Kindly hosted by Slaughter & May, London

    ​Theme: tbc

  • Kindly hosted by KPMG, London

  • Kindly hosted by HSBC, London

  • Kindly hosted by Freshfields, London

    Theme: Ego & Eco Intelligence
    Keynote speaker: Sharon Oliver – Ashridge Executive Education. Sharon holds an MA in Organisational Psychology. Her key areas of specialisation include: Developing internal resourcefulness, Managing emotional diet, Building HR capacity, Managing polarities, Discovering success DNA, Mindfulness, EQ and SQ, The Levity effect (fun and Laughter at work), Heart Intelligence, Women in Global Leadership. She is a Master Practitioner in NLP (neuro-linguistic programming).

    Rather than feeling that leaders have to have all the answers, and directing things from the outside through command and control, using their own ego strength and energy (ego-intelligent leaders), eco-intelligent leaders see themselves as catalysts within an inter-dependent eco-system. Sharon’s talk will explore how leaders can bring eco-intelligence to bear on their day-to-day work and create self-sustaining eco-systems where staff can find higher levels of self- expression and purpose.


     

  • The University Women's Club, London

  • Kindly hosted by Bloomberg, London

  • Kindly hosted by Linklaters, London

    Keynote speaker: Kathy Harvey - Director of Executive Degree Programmes and Executive MBA Director at Saïd Business School. Kathy was previously responsible for the design and development of postgraduate diplomas and open enrolment programmes within Executive Education, including an innovative Management Acceleration Programme for mid-career managers. She teaches crisis and stakeholder management and coaches participants.
    Kathy has over twenty years' experience of working for leading international organisations. Before joining Saïd Business School she worked as a journalist and consultant, coaching senior executives and leading the strategic development of executive programmes for managers across the private and public sectors. Her clients include investment banks, NHS trusts, government departments and professional associations.Kathy began her career working for the BBC as both a producer and reporter. She spent six years as a political correspondent, interviewing many leading political figures from Tony Blair, Margaret Thatcher and Gordon Brown, to Nelson Mandela and Gerry Adams. She has also worked as a commissioning editor for a UK national newspaper and has written for the Sunday Times, Financial Times and a variety of specialist publications.
    Theme: Networks and the ways in which we can create successful networks as a means of extending our influence and enhancing organisational effectiveness. Kathy will examine the ways to avoid gaps in all our networks and will offer the chance to think afresh about how to reach across boundaries to build lasting and powerful alliances.


     

  • Kindly hosted by Linklaters, London

    Keynote speaker: Kathy Harvey - Director of Executive Degree Programmes and Executive MBA Director at Saïd Business School. Kathy was previously responsible for the design and development of postgraduate diplomas and open enrolment programmes within Executive Education, including an innovative Management Acceleration Programme for mid-career managers. She teaches crisis and stakeholder management and coaches participants.
    Kathy has over twenty years' experience of working for leading international organisations. Before joining Saïd Business School she worked as a journalist and consultant, coaching senior executives and leading the strategic development of executive programmes for managers across the private and public sectors. Her clients include investment banks, NHS trusts, government departments and professional associations.Kathy began her career working for the BBC as both a producer and reporter. She spent six years as a political correspondent, interviewing many leading political figures from Tony Blair, Margaret Thatcher and Gordon Brown, to Nelson Mandela and Gerry Adams. She has also worked as a commissioning editor for a UK national newspaper and has written for the Sunday Times, Financial Times and a variety of specialist publications.
    ​Theme: Networks and the ways in which we can create successful networks as a means of extending our influence and enhancing organisational effectiveness. Kathy will examine the ways to avoid gaps in all our networks and will offer the chance to think afresh about how to reach across boundaries to build lasting and powerful alliances.

  • Oxford Brookes University, Oxford

  • Kindly hosted by Oliver Wyman, London

    Theme: Getting Things Done
    Keynote speaker: Judy Goldberg, Design and Delivery lead at Women Ahead and is a mentee masterclass on how to create space for your mentoring meetings, using the ground-breaking methodology Getting Things Done.

  • The University Women's Club, London

  • Milton Court, Barbican

  • Milton Court, Barbican

  • Kindly hosted by Reed Smith, London

    Lord Browne and Carolyn McCall will be discussing the challenges shared by female and LGBT executives on their leadership journeys. Former chief executive of BP and author of The Glass Closet, Lord Browne has become a key figure in making the business case for LGBT inclusion and as CEO of easyJet, Carolyn McCall is currently one of only six female CEOs of a FTSE100 company. The discussion will be facilitated by Paul Brand, Political Correspondent, ITV News.

  • Kindly hosted by EY, London

  • Kindly hosted by Deloitte, London

    ​For a copy of the event programme please click here. To view the short 30% Club film that was featured please click here.

  • The University Women's Club, London

  • Kindly hosted by J Stern & Co, London

  • The University Women's Club, London

  • Ham Yard Hotel, London

    Click here for event details.

  • Kindly hosted by Newton Investement Management, London

  • KPMG, London

  • Cambridge University, Cambridge

    Announcement of Student Aspiration Survey pilot results, please click here for a copy of the report.

  • 8 Northumberland Avenue, London

    Keynote speaker: Patsy Rodenberg, OBE

  • Said University, Oxford

  • London


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