With professionalism and credibility at the core of the network’s mandate, the Global advisory role is occupied by women leaders who score no less on the professional weighing scale. One of such leading feminine voices belongs to Inès de Dinechin.
WIFIN is a non-profit organization designed to accelerate the career progression of women in the finance & investment management industry. WIFIN creates an exclusive platform that spearheads discussions revolving around diversity and inclusion, redefining women’s value & involvement at the table, empowering young female professionals to aim for the top by paying the due price for its worth and ultimately changing the narrative of underrepresentation of women in the finance landscape.
The network also capitalizes on the vital role networking plays in one’s career trajectory by helping members create long-lasting relationships that breed trust and could seamlessly translate into business partnerships.
Inès de Dinechin is a Senior Advisor and Consultant for Asset Managers, Financial Institutions, SME’s and Start-Ups
She holds places on Board of Directors for Firms in the Financial, Digital and Industrial sectors. Until December 2020, she was a Member of Euronext’s UK Board and its Risk and Audit Committee. Inès is also the Chairwoman of the Financial Education Commission at AFG (French Asset Management Association).
During her 30 years of experience in the Financial Industry, she spent 20 years in the Banking Industry (Société Générale Group) including senior positions such as Global Head of Derivatives Sales and Solutions, Global Head of Structured Products and Global Head of HR. She then moved to the Asset Management Industry where she held CEO positions for 10 years successively at Lyxor AM and Aviva Investors France.
Inès holds an MBA in Market Finance from the Paris Institute of Political Studies (Sciences Po) and a Masters in Finance from the University of Paris IX Dauphine.
Showing appreciation for her appointment, Ines posits “It’s fulfilling to be offered a seat at a table that serves as a catalyst for change and empowerment, particularly for budding female professionals”.
She also cautioned the leadership of the network to maintain a laser-like focus on the fundamental goals of the network irrespective of how far the organization reaches. With her acceptance, Ines throws the weight of her professional feat behind the team in raising competent female professionals in Africa, Asia and beyond.