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Podcast: Perspectives on the future of banking – In conversation with senior iNED Paola Bergamaschi Broyd

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11 July 2022

This podcast series features topical conversations with leading figures in the global banking industry.

In this new episode, Paola Bergamaschi Broyd, a senior independent non-executive director, talks to Sally Dewar, CEO of A&O Consulting, about the strategic opportunities and challenges facing banks in the near to medium term.

Paola and Sally discuss the role and value of organisational culture and governance for banks and the challenges facing boards and senior management arising from the widespread adoption of remote and hybrid working. In particular, they look at the wider impact of these changes on the development and retention of talent and the need to respond to the evolving expectations of employees and regulators. 

Among the other topics discussed, Paola and Sally reflect on banks’ efforts to tackle decarbonisation and sustainability, the focus on DE&I and the effectiveness of how banks are approaching the goal of making their organisations and their boards more diverse and inclusive.

This episode was recorded in May 2022.

About Paola Bergamaschi Broyd

Paola has 30 years’ experience in capital markets in the City of London. She covered senior management positions at Goldman Sachs, Credit Suisse and State Street covering different geographies, with P&L responsibility.  Since 2014 Paola has developed a portfolio of non-executive positions both at FTSE 250 companies and on private boards. She is currently on the board of BNY Mellon International (asset services), Wells Fargo Securities International (broker dealer), ARCA Fondi SGR (asset management). She serves on various risk, audit and remuneration committees as part of these mandates and Chairs Risk and Remco. Paola is also the Industry Director of the Institute of Finance and Technology at UCL in London and she is on the advisory Board of Quantexa, one of the fastest growth technology companies in Europe.   

 

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