Culture and Diversity

FINBOURNE Interviews Kate Bohn, global fintech leader, strategist and innovator

In the latest of our Culture and Diversity interview series, we speak with the award-winning leader, strategist and innovator for the global finance industry, Kate Bohn. With 10 years in the world of Arts and Academia, followed by nearly 25 years in Financial Services, Kate has worked across a range of roles. Kate is a champion for DEI in the workplace, and in this interview we learn more about how her own career journey has inspired her to deliver meaningful change.

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Culture and Diversity

Life as a Summer Intern at FINBOURNE 

In this series, we speak to our diverse and talented colleagues about life at FINBOURNE. In each interview, we learn about the multi-faceted roles at the company and what life is like in a fast-paced scale-up.

This time we caught up with three summer interns, Washeka, Nell and Daniel, to hear about their time and what they have learnt at FINBOURNE in their respective roles in the Security, Web Development, Customer Success Teams.

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Culture and Diversity

Is artificial intelligence facing a diversity crisis? 

AI has come a long way since its inception in the 1950s, transforming our lives and work. Yet, amidst its rapid progress, the crucial need for ethical standards is often overlooked. In our latest blog, we explore what truly makes a machine intelligent and the pivotal role of data quality in AI model development. With input from the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) data provider, Denominator, we shine a spotlight on AI’s intersection with ethics, society, and its direct impact on DEI efforts in 2023.

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Culture and Diversity

FINBOURNE Interviews Georgia Stewart, CEO and Co-founder of Tumelo

In the latest of our Culture and Diversity interview series, we speak to Georgia Stewart, CEO and Co-founder of Tumelo. In this interview, Georgia tells us more about Tumelo’s mission and why technology has the potential to create a more transparent and representative stewardship process, to deliver better outcomes for investors and the industry as a whole.

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Culture and Diversity

FINBOURNE Interviews Anders Rodenberg, CEO of Denominator

In the latest of our Culture and Diversity interview series, we speak with Anders Rodenberg, CEO at Denominator, a global Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion (DEI) data & scoring provider. In this interview, Anders tells us about the ESG data evolution in financial services and the lasting benefits that clear, actionable DEI data brings to the workplace. 

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FINBOURNE Interviews Joanna Munro and Bhavini Parmar at HSBC Asset Management 

FINBOURNE speaks to Joanna Munro, CEO, HSBC Alternatives and Bhavini Parmar, Alternatives Product Delivery Manager at HSBC Asset Management. Joanna and Bhavini are both members of the Diversity Project’s new Future Female Fund Manager’s Pathway. In this interview, we hear about their experiences and why programs like these are crucial to creating parity in financial services.

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Culture and Diversity

Death of ESG. Long live the E, the S and the G

While sustainability, climate change and biodiversity have taken the spotlight for much of this decade, ESG is not about sustainability alone, it’s about people and planet. If the best performing companies on mainly green performance indicators are not delivering on wider DEI factors, then can they really be considered ESG-compliant? FINBOURNE’s Matthew Luff considers the growing lack of correlation across E, S and G metrics, with data and analysis from Denominator and Corporate Knights.

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Culture and Diversity

FINBOURNE Interviews Julia Streets, CEO of Streets Consulting, tech champion and host of the DiverCity Podcast       

On this International Women’s Day, the official United Nations theme for which is incidentally, ‘Innovation and technology for gender equality’, we talk to Julia Streets, tech and entrepreneurship champion and active campaigner for innovation, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI).

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FINBOURNE Interviews Arun Kelshiker, Vice Chair – CFA UK’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Committee

FINBOURNE speaks to Arun Kelshiker, Vice Chair of CFA UK’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee. Arun talks about the disparity in minority representation within the Financial Services industry and the real business benefits of embracing cognitively diverse teams to fuel innovation and empower the next generation.

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Culture and Diversity

FINBOURNE Interviews Liz Pfeuti, Financial Journalist and CCO, Rhotic Media

In conversation with FINBOURNE Technology , Liz Pfeuti, Chief Client Officer of Rhotic Media, talks about how technology has revolutionised the investment industry and why there are still so many barriers facing women.

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Culture and Diversity

FINBOURNE Interviews Reboot, The Diversity Project and Talk about Black

As part of our Culture and Diversity Series, FINBOURNE Technology interviews three leading industry groups to evaluate progress on under-representation in financial services, discuss future DE&I goals for the sector and the organisations driving change. 

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We Need a Renewed Focus on Goal 5: Gender Equality

Despite a steady rise of female representation in the workplace, the lack of females in leadership and decision-making roles remains a global issue. FINBOURNE partner and DEI data provider, Denominator, highlight the stark reality of gender inequality in the workplace, in its recent findings. The article explores the need for quantifiable and standardised data to hold companies accountable, while also empowering them to create meaningful change for women across the world.

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Life as a Summer Intern at FINBOURNE

In the latest edition of our ‘Life at FINBOURNE’ series, we speak to Kevin Roice, one of eight Durham University graduates to join this year’s summer internship programme. Hear about Kevin’s experience, what he enjoyed most and why he thinks FINBOURNE is an excellent place for interns to kick start a career in FinTech.

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Is your business thinking about D&I the way it really should?

Mittal Shah discusses the value of D&I to Financial Services businesses, based on the stark findings of recent industry research. The article explores why D&I still has a way to go in financial services, the need for leadership buy-in and the significant benefits it can deliver to the business, its employees and society at large.

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FINBOURNE interviews Nadia Edwards-Dashti

FINBOURNE speaks to Nadia Edwards-Dashti, Co-founder and Chief Customer Officer at the technology recruitment firm, Harrington Starr. We hear about her career journey, her new book and her efforts to transform the finance industry in the future.

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Life as a Software Developer at FINBOURNE

Back in 2019, we spoke with Daria Deluermoz, one of FINBOURNE’s first graduate hires, about her first few months as a software developer. Two years on, we catch up with Daria to hear more about her current role and what she enjoys most about working at FINBOURNE.

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Life as a Graduate Developer at FINBOURNE

Daria Deluermoz, one of our first graduate hires – talks through her route to FINBOURNE, her first few months in the job and what a typical day looks like.

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