2017 Women in Finance Awards, ionStar Founder shortlisted

By May 24, 2017 Uncategorized


ionStar’s Founder and MD Liz Hughes has recently been nominated and subsequently shortlisted for the  2017 Women in Finance Awards Woman of the Year Award.  Liz is one of 10 amazing women who have been shortlisted for this prestigious award.

The inaugural Women in Finance Awards celebrate the individuals and organisations leading change, breaking down diversity barriers and creating new possibilities for equal representation in the world of finance.

The Woman of the Year is the headline award for the evening, which take place on 29th June. This category recognises an inspiring leader who has challenged, influenced or revolutionised the culture of the business and financial services sector. Judges will be looking for nominees who have demonstrated a positive impact in bridging the gender gap in the sector through mentoring, training and other initiatives.

ionStar would like to congratulate Liz and the all other inspirational women who have been nominated for this illustrious award:

Emily Cox, Director of Public Affairs, Virgin Money
Marieke Flament, 
Managing Director – Europe, Circle
Marta Krupinska, 
Co-Founder & General Manager, Azimo
Mali Marafini, 
Advisor, Novus Ordo Capital
Karen McCormick, 
Chief Investment Officer, Beringea
Helen Rose, 
Chief Operations Officer, TSB
Romi Savova, 
Chief Executive Officer, PensionBee
Sam Smith, 
Chief Executive Officer, finnCap
Louise Wilson, 
Co-founder & Director, Abundance Investment

An article by Growth Business.co.uk about the awards, discusses the challenges still facing Women within the City and how these inaugural awards are a very positive step in celebrating Women’s roles in middle and senior management and encouraging other women to follow the trail blazers.