In this episode, we speak with Hedwige Nuyens, CEO of the International Banking Federation and chair of European Women on Boards. Hedwige is also a passionate D&I champion, and in our conversation, we find out how Women on Boards is making the 40% women on company boards targets happen.
Hedwige also gives us some fascinating insights into the 2008 financial crisis from the perspective of someone within the banking sector and how the crisis affected Hedwige and her colleagues. We also learn about how Hedwige used her desire to make a better world to push her career forward.
We also cover:
How did Hedwige manage the difficulties she faced from a young age throughout her career?
How has diversity changed in global banking?
What key changes has Hedwige made within the banking system?
Have things improved within the banking sector from a D&I perspective?
Making a positive change from the inside
The role of banks during Covid and climate change
Hedwige’s top tip for women wanting to push for a more senior position
Hedwige’s dedication to D&I and her expertise is an inspiration!