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Joanna Lancaster

I started my career at an Investment Bank in the mid 1980s and was given my first job as an experiment to see how a female graduate would fare on a bond trading floor.

I have worked full time in financial services since, the majority in the asset management industry.  I found history repeating itself in the mid 2000s when I was the first female executive to join RWC Partners.

I am committed to the broad aims of the Diversity Project and am passionate about ensuring the next generation of women are able to work in an inclusive work environment, building on the gains that have been made since I started in the industry.

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Diversity Project Ambassadors are people with a savings and investment background who support the Project’s ambition to accelerate diversity and inclusion in our sector. They advocate inclusion and offer their time and expertise to support the Project’s activities. Please read about the role of an ambassador.