Inspiring Women Leaders
Our iGROWW network explores topics of gender and equality through a series of Q&As with inspiring women leaders.
In conversation with Janet Barberis
What’s it like being a female leader in professional services, and how has the sector changed? Nina Haldorsen from Protiviti’s iGROWW network interviews Janet Barberis, managing director at Protiviti UK about her career and why ‘being yourself’ matters.
“I wanted to look good in a suit” … In conversation with Fortune Chigwende
A careers event at school inspired Fortune Chigwende to become an accountant. She tells Anisha Pithwa from Protiviti’s iGROWW network how she channelled self-belief, drive and confidence to reach the top of her internal audit career.
“My father gave me a strong sense of self”… In conversation with Fiona Hathorn
When Fiona Hathorn was a child, her father took her into the office, and encouraged her to dream big. After a career in the City of London, she is now helping other women to find their professional presence in the boardroom. Rhianne Williams from Protiviti’s iGROWW finds out more.
“You have to pick yourself up and find a job” … In conversation with Sharon Torpey
Dealing with setbacks is a familiar part of professional life, but if they happen repeatedly, then bouncing back can be tough? Sharon Torpey speaks to Rhianne Williams from Protiviti’s iGROWW network about how she learned to build resilience the hard way.
In conversation with Jennifer McGuire… ‘I wanted to see the world’
Jennifer McGuire, global portfolio head for audit and change at HSBC, opens up to Jas Hullait from Protiviti’s iGROWW network about early career ambitions, faith in tough times – and learning to be comfortable with change.
‘Be brave and be kind’… In conversation with Angela Craca
After starting her career in Italy, Angela Craca moved to London in 2017 to work for the asset management firm, Invesco. As part of a series of articles with inspiring women leaders, she tells Rhianne Williams from Protiviti’s iGROWW network why adversity is opportunity in disguise, and why risk-taking matters.
‘Don’t ignore your intuition…’ In conversation with Leonor Diaz Alcantara
The chief executive of Montessori Group has navigated an eclectic career. In this interview with Anisha Pithwa from Protiviti’s iGROWW network, she reveals how ambition, variety, and gut instinct have been her guide – and why, sometimes, it best to ignore other people’s advice.