The Officers and Board members are elected by the membership to lead and guide the development of IWF UK, focusing on key areas such as membership, events, communication, international links, and support for next generation leaders. All officers and Board members are Directors of IWF UK Ltd.
The Board meets six times a year and holds its AGM in July.
The Chair, Company Secretary, Treasurer and other Board members serve renewable two-year terms.
Board of Directors
A leading financing lawyer for over 30 years, Marty now sits as a non-executive on a number of not-for-profit boards.
Susan is a global executive with extensive business leadership experience in organisations of varying size and across many sectors
Suzanne Todd is a market leading family lawyer with more than 20 years' experience in conflict resolution. She is Joint-Head of Dispute Resolution (Europe) at international private client firm Withers.
Rachel is a Partner & Head of the Ashurst Risk Advisory practice where she specialises in forensic accounting and financial crime investigations. She is the Treasurer for IWF UK and also sits on the boards of two other charities: the Fraud Advisory Panel and JUSTICE.
Ailbhe Fallon is an experienced leader of multi-disciplinary programmes which support growth and development, and realise innovation, for enterprises large and small, around the globe.
With a trailblazing journey spanning decades in International Business, Christine Brown-Quinn transitioned into a transformative role in 2010, by embarking on a mission to dispel the notion that a thriving career must clash with a gratifying personal life.
Gwen is an international executive known for turning around, transforming and growing a range of different businesses, often in difficult situations. She is a strong proponent of the ESG agenda, and has delivered several sustainable solutions in challenging industrial sectors.
As Global Director Business Development at Chapel & York, and also in her role as the Founding Managing Director, Beacon Gainer Group, Lara is respected by clients for her strategic thinking, commercial management, team and relationship skills which develop broad successful commercial collaborations, sustaining networks of high value opportunities.
Margarete is a senior technology leader and former management consultant based in the London. She has worked globally leading large scale change programmes for fortune 500 companies. Margarete is a champion for STEM and entrepreneurship, she is an strong advocate for the advancement of women in technology.
20+ yr qualified Corporate Commercial Solicitor with a NED portfolio career alongside. Named on the Cranfield 100 Women to Watch list and sits on Public panels appointing NEDs & Judicial officers. Ambassador of Women on Boards and recently founded “Inspiring Diverse Leaders”. She sits on the RE SIG Committee co-running the IWF Mentoring scheme
Sharmla Chetty is a visionary driven by transforming organizations and society through leadership. She is passionate about achieving sustainable outcomes through diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) and environmental, social, and governance (ESG). Her research areas include board leadership, the future of work, and people practices.