Wendy is the former Head of Diversity and Inclusion for Barclays, where she led on such innovative programmes as dynamic working for all staff and the engagement of male colleagues in advocating for greater gender balance in financial services.
Wendy previously worked for IBM latterly as the Workforce Diversity Manager for the Major Markets Division (Europe, Canada and Japan). Before joining Human Resources Wendy was a Financial Services Consultant in IBM’s Global Business Solutions division.
Prior to that Wendy worked for the insurance group, RSA in various management positions both in the UK and internationally.
She is currently the Chair and Trustee of FACET, a social enterprise for adults with learning disabilities based in Cambridgeshire and is an Ambassador for Everywoman, a network for professional women. Wendy has previously sat on the Advisory Boards of Catalyst Europe, (a leading research organisation on gender diversity) and International Women of Excellence and she was a member of the Heads of Diversity and Inclusion Council for UK Finance.