Robert Thesiger, CEO of The FISER Group (parent company of BRUIN Financial) has been shortlisted by WeAreTheCity UK for the ‘Rising Champion’ category in their annual Rising Star Awards. Selected from over 100 individual nominations from 80 cross sector companies, the Rising Champion Award recognises senior leaders who actively support the female talent pipeline, and is a new category for the 2016 Awards. Nominations for this award are individuals who have demonstrated their commitment to gender, eg network leaders, Directors, MDs or C-Suite individuals who are championing women either inside or outside their organisations.
The annual WeAreTheCity Awards draws nominees from across the UK and Northern Ireland and consist of over 20 categories, each celebrating the achievements of women in a variety of areas of expertise. Over 1,000 individual entries were received for this years awards from over 300 different companies across all industry sectors including defence, law, media and journalism, and banking.
Vanessa Vallely, Managing Director of WeAreTheCity said “The calibre of entries for this years awards is extremely high and a true testament of the amazing talent pipeline that exists across so many different industries and professions in the UK and Northern Ireland. WeAreTheCity are extremely honoured to be able to shine a spotlight on these achievements through the Rising Star Awards”.
The WATC Awards are sponsored by Barclays and supported by leading organisations including AON, Bloomberg, BNY Mellon, EY, Keir, Lloyd’s, ISS, Morgan Stanley, Newton Investment Management, PwC, Reed Smith, Societe Generale, Soctim, the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, Virgin Media Business and Worldpay.
For more information, please visit the WeAreTheCity website.