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American International Group, Inc. (AIG) is a leading global insurance organization. Founded in 1919, today AIG member companies provide a wide range of property casualty insurance, life insurance, retirement products, and other financial services to customers in more than 80 countries and jurisdictions. These diverse offerings include products and services that help businesses and individuals protect their assets, manage risks and provide for retirement security.

AIG Europe Limited is one of the largest property casualty insurance companies by gross written premium in the UK and is the largest US headquartered property casualty insurer in Europe. 


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The AXA Group is a worldwide leader in insurance and asset management, with 165,000 employees serving 105 million clients in 64 countries.

In the UK & Ireland, AXA helps customers live better lives by providing protection for individuals and businesses in the form of insurance and healthcare products and services. AXA UK & Ireland employs around 10,000 staff, turned over £4.5bn in 2017 and is a signatory to HM Treasury’s Women in Finance Charter.


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Belvedere is a consultancy that was founded to give high-level strategic communications advice to corporates, entrepreneurs, family offices and the professional firms that advise or invest in them. We help our clients to enhance and execute their communications strategies; solve existing problems and prevent new ones occurring. We relish the challenge of the complex, the new, the unusual and the unfamiliar.

We foster long-term relationships with our clients by providing thoughtful, forward-thinking, and discerning advice in a world that is overly focused on today’s quick fix.

Respect, trust, integrity, and confidentiality are axiomatic to the advice we provide.


EY is a leader in shaping the financial services industry. We understand the importance of asking great questions. It’s how you innovate, transform and achieves a better working world. One that benefits our clients, our people and our communities. Finance fuels our lives. No other sector can touch so many people or shape so many futures. That’s why globally we employ 26,000 people who focus on financial services and nothing else. Our connected financial services teams are dedicated to providing assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services to the banking and capital markets, insurance, and wealth and asset management sectors.

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FinTech Strategic Advisory Ltd.


Our mission is to provide strategy and leadership support to help FinTech companies get to scale, fast and sustainably. We review your business end-to-end and explain concisely and in straight-forward language what needs to be fixed to succeed, and how. Our FinTech SMEs review your materials and meet with stakeholders to produce a simple summary of what’s working and what’s not. Our Clients include both Investors and Investees.

Our expertise includes:

  • Go-to-market strategy;
  • Communications and marketing capabilities;
  • Product and service effectiveness and strategic relevance;
  • Client relevance and revenue sustainability;
  • Product and service development road maps;
  • Financials;
  • Legals (SLAs);
  • Technology architecture, robustness and scalability;
  • Cyber and data security;
  • Leadership talent and
  • Sales and financial performance reporting processes.

We have done this successfully for a long time. Our purpose is to help you to solve, to succeed, and to scale.

GP Bullhound

GP Bullhound is a leading European technology investment bank with a passion for entrepreneurship. Founded in 1999, the firm today has offices in London, San Francisco, Stockholm, Berlin, Manchester and Paris. The firm’s advisory team has completed over 240 M&A and Capital transactions to date, working with category leaders including Essence, Avito, Delivery Hero, Fjord, King Digital Entertainment, Pingdom, Innogames, Spotify and many more. Through its principal investment team, GP Bullhound provides institutions, family offices and entrepreneurs with access to some of the most ambitious privately-held technology and media companies in Europe. For more information, please visit


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HSBC is one of the world’s largest banking and financial services organisations. With around 3,900 offices in both established and emerging markets, we aim to be where the growth is, connecting customers to opportunities, enabling businesses to thrive and economies to prosper, and, ultimately, helping people to fulfill their hopes and realise their ambitions.

We serve around 38 million customers worldwide through our four Global Businesses: Retail Banking and Wealth Management, Commercial Banking, Global Banking and Markets, and Global Private Banking. Our network covers 67 countries and territories in Europe, Asia, the Middle East and Africa, North America and Latin America.

J.P. Morgan

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J.P. Morgan Asset Management is committed to being the investment manager of choice for our clients and sharing our insights as one of the world’s premier investment organisations. Benefiting from a long and well-established heritage, J.P. Morgan Asset Management conducts research and serves clients worldwide.

London Stock Exchange

London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) is an international markets infrastructure business. Headquartered in the UK, with significant operations in North America, Italy, France and Sri Lanka, the Group employs approximately 4,500 people. Through its platforms, LSEG offers market participants unrivalled access to Europe’s capital markets. The Group also plays a vital economic and social role, enabling companies, including SMEs, to access funds for growth and development. At LSEG, we believe that having a diverse workforce is critical for our continued success, and we have set ourselves a stretch target of achieving 40% female representation for senior management and our overall population by 2020.


LV= serves over 5.8 million customers with a range of financial products. We are the UK’s largest friendly society and a leading financial mutual. We are currently the UK’s joint number one brand for Insurance and Investments, according to the 2017 YouGov Brand Index Buzz Rankings. We offer our services direct to consumers, as well as through IFAs and brokers.


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Macquarie is a diversified financial group providing clients with asset management and finance, banking, advisory and risk and capital solutions across debt, equity and commodities. The diversity of our operations, combined with a strong capital position and robust risk management framework, has contributed to our 49-year record of unbroken profitability.

M&G Investments

M&G has been helping people to prosper by putting their investments to work for more than 85 years. Today we manage the long-term savings of millions of people across Europe, Asia and the Americas. Our customers include private investors, members of pension schemes and life insurance policyholders.
We think of ourselves as active allocators of capital for people who care where their money goes. Our approach is long-term and we encourage our team of more than 400 investment professionals to think creatively, to act with conviction and to work collaboratively on investment strategies to meet our customers’ changing needs.

It’s an approach which has helped M&G to grow its customers’ assets under management to £289 billion (as of 31 December 2017). Our range of investment strategies has also grown: alongside cash, international bonds and shares, we also put our customers’ money to work in global real estate and alternative investments such as infrastructure.

Headquartered in London, we have offices in 16 countries and distribute our funds in 23 territories.  We employ more than 2,000 people, mostly in the UK.

NatWest serves customers in England and Wales, supporting them with their personal, private, and business banking needs. NatWest helps customers at all stages in their lives, from opening student accounts, to buying their first home, setting up a business, and saving for retirement.

Alongside a wide range of banking services, NatWest offers businesses specialist sector knowledge in areas such as manufacturing and technology, as well as running the UK’s largest Entrepreneur Accelerator programme.

NatWest has been running MoneySense, an impartial financial education programme for 5–18 year-olds, for more than 21 years. By the end of 2018, NatWest will help another 1 million young people to understand and take control of their finances.


Prudential plc is an international financial services group with significant operations in Asia, the US and the UK, serving around 24 million insurance customers and with £599 billion of assets under management. We are listed on stock exchanges in London, Hong Kong, Singapore and New York.

We provide protection and savings opportunities to our customers, social and economic benefits to the communities in which we operate, jobs and opportunities to our employees and long-term value for our investors. By offering security, pooling savings and making investments, we help to drive the cycle of growth


All Kinds of People create all kinds of success

Rolls-Royce delivers excellence in the air, on land and at sea. We’re a leading name in engineering, and we enable and encourage all of our people to realise their ambitions and pursue their passions. Together we’ve set land-speed records, developed the world’s most efficient aero-engine, designed industry-leading eco-friendly ships and powered advanced nuclear submarines.

We think about diversity the way we think about innovation – they’re both essential to our business. An inclusive culture and diverse workforce is vital for the future of our company, creating competitive advantage by attracting, retaining and developing the best and brightest people.  Women are well represented in the Rolls-Royce global Finance: 52% of our global Finance team is female.

As a business committed to equality and diversity, we’re proud to sponsor the Women in Finance awards.

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As a global investment manager, we help institutions, intermediaries and individuals across the planet meet their goals and prepare for the future. But as the world changes, so do our clients’ needs. That’s why we have a long history of adapting to suit the times and keeping our focus on what matters most to them. With experience and expertise, we bring together people and data to spot the trends that will shape the future. This unique perspective allows us to invest with conviction. We are responsible for £418.2 billion of assets for our clients – determined always to build future prosperity for them, and for society.

Virgin Money

Virgin moneyVirgin Money is passionate about fairness, equality and inclusion. It’s CEO, Jayne-Anne Gadhia, led a
review on the progress of women in senior managerial roles in financial services on behalf of HM
Treasury, leading to the launch of the Women in Finance Charter in March 2016. Over 200 financial
services companies have now signed up to the Charter, covering over 650,000 UK financial services
employees. Virgin Money has committed to achieving a 50:50 gender balance throughout the
business by 2020, and has led the way by being an early adopter of gender pay disclosure.


To find out how you can support the Women in Finance Awards through sponsorship, please contact:

Mark Ferrell 
Tel. 020 7250 7065