A self-starter who recognised that climbing the corporate ladder wouldn’t bring out her best, Allyson Stewart-Allen embarked on her own campaign to lead and influence. She is a successful author, commentator and entrepreneur. She has lived and worked internationally assisting and advising hundreds of world-class organisations and business leaders.
Suzanne Todd heads the Withers Worldwide Family and Trust, Estate and Inheritance Dispute teams in London. She is one of the most highly respected international family lawyers of her generation. She has received many awards and accolades and is rated highly by legal and industry directories. Suzanne is Company Secretary on the IWF UK Board.
Judy Piatkus has been a member of IWF UK for more than thirty years. Her business memoir, Ahead of Her Time: How a One-Woman Startup Became a Global Publishing Brand will be published in Spring 2021. She completed her MA in Creative Leadership as a mature student and she founded Conscious Café to bring people together in thoughtful conversations.
Susan Young chaired IWF UK from 2012 to 2014. She is an American entrepreneur who settled in London three decades ago. Susan initiated “PORTRAYED”, 30 portraits of past IWF UK Chairs for the 25th Anniversary. In 2009 she pivoted from senior executive roles to help build City Academy, one of London’s leading performance and creative arts companies.
Sylvana Caloni, a member of the IWF UK Board, shares her thoughts from the perspective of a former senior executive in finance as well as a leadership coach. She speaks about the importance of developing networks and has a shining story about the power of resilience.