Celebrating Women in Finance

by | Mar 9, 2017

In honor of international women’s day this week, invstr has taken a look back at some of our favorite interviews with leading female voices in the financial sphere.

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First up we have Susanne Chishti, a leading Fintech Entrepreneur and author, CEO of FINTECH Circle, Chairman of FINTECH Circle Innovate and Co-Editor of the bestseller ‘The FINTECH Book’ – the first crowd-sourced book on Fintech globally:

At the end of last year, our reporter Lea Jakobiak caught up with Claire Cockerton, CEO of PLEXAL and the founder of Innovate Finance – the UK government sponsored initiative which seeks to promote fintech startups. Claire is a serial entrepreneur, and industry leader in financial services:

Lea also spoke to Eileen Burbidge. In addition to her role as a partner at Passion Capital, Eileen is also the Chair of TechCity UK, which is the British government-backed organisation supporting digital business across the UK. She is also HM Treasury’s Special Envoy for FinTech appointed by then Chancellor George Osborne; Tech Ambassador for the Mayor of London’s office and served on former Prime Minister David Cameron’s Business Advisory Group:

Frances Coppola is an economist, banking expert, blogger and alumnus of Cass Business School, who isn’t afraid to be straight up about her opinions on the banking sector. In a past life, she worked for banks, now she writes about them, as well as being a singer and musician. Lea Jakobiak spoke to her about the financial crisis, central banks and more:

Michelle McGrade has almost 30 years investment management experience. She is a specialist in multi asset and fund-of-fund investing and has wide industry and client exposure; having managed portfolios for high net worth individuals, pension funds and multi-national institutions. She has progressed her career from research and portfolio management to Chief Investment Officer and Executive Director. Michelle is a regular market commentator on BBC, CNBC, Jazz FM, Radio 5 Live and Share Radio and is often quoted in the press. She spoke to invstr to explain why and how people should diversify their investment portfolios:

 

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