2019 Woman in Industry Award Winner and Finalists
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Global Head of Innovation, HSBC
Diana Biggs is Global Head of Innovation for HSBC Private Banking. In this role, she leads on the development and management of the GPB innovation process, bringing emerging Fintech trends to GPB and the establishment of an innovation pipeline to incubate and test new ideas.
Operations Lead, Atkins
Karen is the Operations Lead for Atkins’ Aberdeen oil and gas office, and the chair of Aberdeen-based gender balance action group, AXIS Network. She has a passion for people, and works in both of her roles to support and lead others to have enjoyable and successful careers where they can thrive.
Board Director of Cambridge Wireless; UK5G Advisory Board Member; Senior 5G Tech Lead of u-blox
Sylvia has over a decade industrial experience in cellular chipset developments for 4 mobile generations (2G to 5G), global standards, technology strategy and innovation. She has been critically instrumental in the evolution of global technology standards for the Internet of Things to enable economics of scale – a technology which has now been deployed globally over billions.