The European Women in Finance Awards Shortlist for 2022

Dan Barnes
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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.