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Sarah Carroll

Sarah co-founded Balance, MUFG’s gender diversity network with a male colleague in 2016 and currently performs an advisory role supporting the new co-chairs. Since its launch, her leadership has seen the group go from strength to strength, with a balanced membership base of both men and women who regularly interact with its campaigns and initiatives, plus the launch of several network chapters across MUFG’s EMEA region. Her ability to engage male champions in the gender agenda has been a catalyst to organisational change, with MUFG making its first public gender diversity declaration in 2017 when it signed the HM Treasury Women in Finance Charter. This saw several internal changes to policy and practice to support the progression of gender diversity at the firm. Sarah is a leading figure in MUFG’s senior women’s networking forum and was a member of the Director Promotion committee this year. Sarah mentors a number of women externally and frequently attends thought leadership forums which address gender diversity in order to expand her network. She has been involved in a programme to demystify the finance sector for female sixth-form students and participates in a Senior Women’s Network hosted by KPMG.

Holly Villiers

Holly is an active supporter, sponsor and role model of gender diversity at MUFG, and is a critical enabler to its success. She was a key player in driving the development and launch of MUFG’s EMEA Inclusion and Diversity strategy in 2015 and is a founding member of the EMEA Inclusion and Diversity Steering Committee. She was influential in the establishment in MUFG’s employee network for gender-balance, which launched in 2016, She also took on a key role in leading in the development of the proposal and securing buy-in to the signing of the Women in Finance Charter in July 2017, the first public commitment for MUFG in the gender diversity space worldwide. Holly exemplifies the company culture being built through her mentorship of many employees, sharing her knowledge and expertise to enable and empower others to drive change, and mentoring other women throughout her career. Holly’s mentorship extends beyond her business role, as a volunteer with Working Chance, an award winning charity partner of MUFG committed to getting female ex-offenders back into employment This programme provides careers advice and interview practice to equip female ex-offenders with invaluable skills and to ultimately help them secure jobs.

Sarah Carroll

Sarah is a driving force behind Balance, MUFG’s gender diversity network, which she co-chairs with a male colleague. Since its launch, her leadership has seen the group go from strength to strength, with a balanced membership base of both men and women who regularly interact with its campaigns and initiatives, plus the launch of several Network chapters across MUFG’s EMEA region. Her ability to engage male champions in gender agenda has not only contributed to a sea-change in company culture, but has also been a catalyst to organisational change, with MUFG making its first public gender diversity declaration in 2017 when it signed the HM Treasury Women in Finance Charter. This saw several internal changes to policy and practice to support the progression of gender diversity at the firm. This also saw MUFG listed as a finalist in the 2017 Women in Banking & Finance Awards for Team of the Year. As a mentor to a number of women at MUFG and other organisations, Sarah utilises her extensive network to assist women seeking new roles, particularly post-redundancy. Sarah has also been involved in a programme, which saw her visit sixth form female students to promote the finance sector.

Sarah Carroll

Sarah is a driving force behind Balance – MUFG’s gender diversity employee network. Balance has seen employee engagement and awareness gather significant momentum since its launch. Sarah’s ability to engage male champions of the gender agenda has also led to a sea change in company culture, with employees understanding that male inclusion is a key factor to successfully progressing gender diversity effectively.  Sarah has built a gender-balanced leadership team alongside an impressive network of supporters by being a visible, outspoken and active ambassador for gender diversity. Sarah has make a concentrated effort to mentor other women in financial services. She has also worked to raise awareness of diversity issues in her previous roles at JP Morgan Chase & Co, and Bank of America Merrill Lynch. As a mentor to a number of women at MUFG and other financial institutions, she actively utilises her extensive network to assist other women in seeking new roles, particularly post redundancy. Sarah has also been involved in a programme which saw her visiting sixth form female students and promoting the finance sector, and takes part in a Senior Women’s Network hosted by KPMG.