The European Women in Finance Shortlist

Markets Media Europe has now released the shortlist for the European Women in Finance Awards 2022.

Since launching the awards in 2020 when Best Execution and The DESK hosted the first European Women in Finance Awards, following the model of Markets Media’s long-established awards programme we have seen the number of nominees increase substantially.

As a result we must congratulate the nominees that have made our shortlist this year, and on Thursday, 13th October we’ll be holding our first, in-person, European Women in Finance Awards at the Four Seasons London at 10 Trinity Place.

The shortlist this year is:

CRYSTAL LADDER
Seema Arora, MD/Head: EMEA Execution Sales,  Instinet Europe
Laura Barrowman Chief Information Officer, Credit Suisse
Elodie Blanc Co-Chief Operating Officer for the Global Investment Bank, Credit Suisse
Louise Drummond, Global Head of Trading, Abrdn
Katharine Furber, Global Head of Emerging Markets Product, Bloomberg
Kisa Mwakasala, UK& Ireland Regional Sales Director, FactSet
Claudia Santander, Head of Wealth Strategy, Products and Services, HSBC
Amber Wright, Global Head of FI and E-Trading Sales, RJ O’Brien
 

TRAILBLAZER

Sheetah Dash, Vice President, J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.
Melissa Ellis, Workflow Technology Product Manager, Virtu Financial
Christine Graeff, Global Head of People, Credit Suisse
Farzana Nanji, Head of eFX Sales, HSBC
Camille Papillard, Head of Financial Intermediaries & Corporates EMEA, BNP Paribas Securities Services
Lissele Pratt, Co-founder & COO, Capitalixe
Reena Raichura, Director, Head of Product Solutions, Glue42
Simona Stoytchkova, Senior Vice President, Head of Global Markets and State Street Digital Europe, State Street
 

CEO OF THE YEAR

Julia Hoggett, CEO, London Stock Exchange plc, London Stock Exchange Group
Nicola Jolley, CEO (Directeur General), NAB Europe SA
Kirstie MacGillivray, CEO, Aegon AM
Nandini Sukumar, CEO, World Federation of Exchanges
 

EXCELLENCE IN ASSET MANAGEMENT

Tina Adatia, Executive Vice President, Fixed Income Strategist, PIMCO
Justine Anderson, Chief Operating Officer, EMEA, BlackRock
Julia Angeles, Investment Manager, Baillie Gifford
Regina G Borromeo, Senior Portfolio Manager, Director of Global Macro Fixed Income & Sustainability, Robeco
Cathy Gibson, Global Head of Trading, Ninety One
Tracey Jordal, Executive Vice President, Head of EMEA Operations & Trade Support, PIMCO
Johanna Kyrklund, Co-Head of Investment and Group CIO, Schroders
Julie Moret, Global Head of Sustainable Investing and Stewardship, Northern Trust Asset Management
 

EXCELLENCE IN BANKING

Elodie Blanc, Co-Chief Operating Officer for the Global Investment Bank, Credit Suisse
Nicola Jolley, CEO (Directeur General), NAB Europe
Karine Litou, Global Head of Products & Solutions Private Equity – Real Estate, BNP Paribas Securities Services
Claudia Santander, Head of Wealth Strategy, Products and Services, HSBC
 

EXCELLENCE IN EXCHANGES

Anya van den Berg, Vice President – Data and Analytics, Deutsche Börse
Jennifer Hlad, Head Equity Sales UK & Ireland, SIX Swiss Exchange
Julia Hoggett, CEO, London Stock Exchange plc, London Stock Exchange Group
Elena Patimova, Director, Derivatives Sales, Cboe Europe
Julie Zhou, Director, European Sales, Cboe Europe
 

EXCELLENCE IN FINTECH

Sarah Brown, Product Manager, Bloomberg
Marina Goche, CEO, Sentifi
Angie Huff, Regulatory Advisory Director – Shareholding Disclosure, Kaizen Reporting
Remonda Kirketerp-Møller, CEO and Founder, Muinmos
Farnoush Mirmoeini, Co-Founder, KYC Hub
Irene Skrynova, Chief Customer Officer, Unlimint
 

EXCELLENCE IN LEADERSHIP

Mangala Ananthanarayanan, Managing Director, Head of Business Management for EMEA & APAC, PIMCO
Claire Bridel, COO, Agency Execution Division, TP ICAP
Sam Bussey, Managing Director BGC Partners and Global Head of NDF and FX Reset Mitigation at BGC Capitalab, BGC Partners Capitalab
Florence Fontan, Head of Company Engagement & General Secretary, BNP Paribas Securities Services
Paula Fry, EMEA Head of Fixed Income and FX Trading Liquidity, Bloomberg
Anita Karppi, Senior Business Development, FlexTrade, / Buy-side Trading Community / Plia
Kisa Mwakasala, UK& Ireland Regional Sales Director, FactSet
Reena Raichura, Director, Head of Product Solutions, Glue42
 

EXCELLENCE IN LEGAL

Lauri Kapper, Head of Legal, Cboe Europe
Yasmine Sadek, Head of Permanent Control and Compliance, NAB Europe
Wei Ling Wong-Morrow, Head of M&A and Corporate Legal – London, BGC Partners
 

EXCELLENCE IN TRADING

Sohko Fujimoto, Senior Vice President, Oaktree Capital Management
Christie Goncalves, Fixed Income Trader/Portfolio Manager, Vanguard
Malin Norberg, Global Head of Fixed Income Trading, Norges Bank IM
Grainne O’Connor, Trader, Fidelity Institutional Asset Management
Caoimhe O’Driscoll, Equity Sales Trader, Liquidnet
Elena Patimova, Director, Derivatives Sales, Cboe Europe
Eusta Qin, Senior Vice President, Portfolio Manager, PIMCO
 

EXCELLENCE IN TRADING PLATFORMS

Jacqueline Calamari, Electronic Trading Sales, Bloomberg
Melissa Ellis, Workflow Technology Product Manager, Virtu Financial
Paula Fry, Head of EMEA Sell side Team, Bloomberg
Serene Murphy, Managing Director, Head of Corporate Development – Europe & Asia, Tradeweb
Elena Patimova, Director, Derivatives Sales, Cboe Europe
Julie Zhou, Director, European Sales, Cboe Europe
 

INDIVIDUAL ACHIEVEMENT

Myriam Bounailate, Regional monitoring and evaluation specialist, United Nations Capital Development Fund
Anna Dragesic, Managing Director, Credit Strategist, PIMCO
Nicola Jolley, CEO (Directeur General), NAB Europe SA
Karine Litou, Global Head of Products & Solutions Private Equity – Real Estate, BNP Paribas Securities Services
Reena Raichura, Director, Head of Product Solutions, Glue42
 

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT

Joanne Hannaford, Chief Technology & Operations Officer, Credit Suisse
Kirstie MacGillivray, CEO, Aegon AM
Nandini Sukumar, CEO, WFE (World Federation of Exchanges)
Geraldine Sundstrom, Managing Director, Head of Asset Allocation PM, PIMCO
 

RISING STAR

Anya van den Berg, Vice President – Data and Analytics, Deutsche Börse
Sophie Florentin-Siu, SVP, Account Manager, PIMCO
Katharine Furber, Global Head of Emerging Markets Product, Bloomberg
Imane Kabbaj, Sustainable Investment Specialist, Pine Bridge
Alpita Maheshwari, SVP, Account Manager, PIMCO
Kisa Mwakasala, UK& Ireland Regional Sales Director, FactSet
Farzana Nanji, Head of eFX Sales, HSBC
Caoimhe O’Driscoll, Equity Sales Trader, Liquidnet
Mieke Wageveld, Electronic Trading Sales, Bloomberg
Heather Wallace, Senior Vice President, Senior Counsel, PIMCO
Amber Wright, Global Head of FI and E-Trading, RJ O’Brien
Oxana Young, Head of European Support, Tradeweb

We reserve the right to drop or modify some of the shortlist awards categories, which includes the option of adding categories to the final programme not listed here. 

©Markets Media Europe 2022

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