And would more women mean less risk? Simply increasing the number of women in senior positions and dealing rooms is unlikely to create the desired risk culture. In this article, we highlight the five interconnected steps required to drive cultural change. True diversity is just part of a more comprehensive approach that banks should take to creating a responsible risk culture.
Women are far more trusting of their own decisions and intuition, therefore are not afraid of calculated risk takingJenny Knott Strategic Advisor to Group CEOs, Standard Bank Plc
If you had more diversity then you might have taken control of some of the more extreme views in a better way. But it is the diversity which is key, not just adding womenJane Fraser CEO of Citi’s U.S. Consumer and Commercial Banking and CitiMortgage
Post the financial crisis, shareholders are looking for a different culture in financial services. Part of that cultural transformation will require a different model of leadershipAnna Marrs Group Head of Commercial and Private Banking Clients Standard Chartered
There is a lot of testosterone in Wall Street firms and this has had a spill over effect to other financial sector firmsBarbara Yastine CEO, Ally Bank
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