Join us for an online leadership discussion with Ann Cairns, Executive Vice Chair at Mastercard.
This thought-provoking discussion is hosted by Griselda Togobo – CEO of FL.
Ann will discuss the key attributes of effective digital leadership to achieve large-scale digital transformation, drawing on the vital importance of having a diverse range of leaders.
You will also find out what does it take to survive, thrive and lead in these tough times.
This uplifting thought-provoking discussion is hosted by Griselda Togobo – CEO of FL.
About Ann Cairns:
In her role as Executive Vice Chair, Ann represents Mastercard around the world, focusing on inclusion, diversity and innovation. She plays the important role of senior ambassador and executive leader and sits as part of the company’s global management committee.
Prior to her current appointment, Ann was President of International Markets responsible for the management of all Mastercard customer-related activities in over 200 countries. Ann brings more than 20 years’ experience working in senior management positions across Europe and the U.S. Prior to joining Mastercard in 2011, Ann was head of the Financial Services Group with Alvarez & Marsal, CEO of Transaction Banking at ABNAMRO and held senior positions at Citigroup.
Ann is currently chair of ICE Clear Europe, owned by the Fortune 500 company Intercontinental Exchange (ICE). She is also global chair of the 30% Club and the chair of the Financial Alliance for Women. In addition, Ann is the lead non-executive board member for the UK government’s department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) and is a member of the UK government’s AI Council.
She has a Pure Mathematics degree and honorary doctorate from Sheffield University and a M.Sc. with research into medical statistics and honorary doctorate from Newcastle University.
About Your Host Griselda Togobo:
Griselda Togobo MPhil, ACA, is an international corporate consultant and trainer. She is also a multi-faceted entrepreneur, engineer and chartered accountant.
At her core, she is a commercially focused business consultant, but it is her experience as a black woman in the corporate world that drives her.
She now uses her vast international experience to help progressive global companies create inclusive workplaces. As a corporate consultant, Griselda gives talks and workshops to businesses interested in improving the gender and racial diversity of their teams. Her corporate programmes include leadership development and private coaching for senior management. She works directly with CEOs, business leaders, and managers to close the gender and ethnicity gaps in their organisations.
She is a respected and impactful speaker and is known for her high energy and engaging style. As an expert in diversity and inclusion, Science, Technology, Engineering & Maths (STEM), leadership development and entrepreneurship, Griselda offers a fresh approach to diversity in leadership development.
She qualified as a chartered accountant with Deloitte LLP and has an MPhil in Industrial Systems, Manufacture and Management from Wolfson College, Cambridge University. Griselda is a Teaching Fellow at Lancaster University, a doctoral researcher at Strathclyde University, sits on the Law & Business School Advisory Board at Leeds Beckett University and the Yorkshire Leadership Group of the Prince’s Trust, Mosaic Network.
Griselda is passionate about supporting female leaders through forwardladies.com, a 20,000-strong (and growing) professional women’s network.
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