Few Women Execs at Fintech Companies Around the Globe

Sifted shares that women make up around 20% of the total number of fintech executive roles globally; Europe largely lags behind the global average according to the data, which looked broadly at women in leadership; interestingly a study recently showed that 57% of fintech employees in Spain are women; some of the fintech unicorns in Europe are doing better than average with none having all male executive teams; in order to improve representation TransferWise has committed to having women make up 40% of senior leadership roles by 2021; Monzo is also working towards having more diversity at the company having hired a diversity chief; the company has also signed the ‘Women in Finance Charter’ which pledges to have women make up at least 40% of their executive committee and board by 2020. Sifted