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Netsai Mangwende

Netsai is the Business Partner to the CEO and is responsible for the commercially focussed financial management of the GB Operations. Prior to joining WTW GB, Netsai worked at AIG where she was Head of Finance Business Partnering for UK & Europe and before that she worked for RSA, Deloitte and PwC. She is a member of the WTW UK Inclusion and Diversity Council and is the executive sponsor for the UK Multicultural Network. The network is partnering with Human Resources to review recruitment policies and practices with an aim to increase diverse talent representation across the organisation. To drive an inclusive culture, the network is raising awareness of the BAME community by contributing to company strategy and educating allies by holding business focussed events centred on topics such as innovation and AI. As executive sponsor, Netsai has introduced BAME colleagues to external organisations and associations to collaborate and contribute to the wider market, share best practice and develop new business partnerships. Being the most senior woman of African origin in the UK insurance industry, Netsai finds it paramount to be a trailblazer for diversity initiatives focussed on the BAME demographic and has actively participated in external forums as a guest, speaker or panellist. She is an active sponsor and mentor to BAME colleagues and her contributions to inclusive talent strategies has been recognised on the top 100 Powerlist black Britons and BAME 100 Board Talent Index. She is a strong advocate for Education and has recently joined the Insurance Institute of London as a Council Member, recently joined the Lloyds Tercentenary Research Foundation as a Trustee and in January spearheaded a campaign to rebuild a dilapidated school in rural Zimbabwe which will help keep 214 children in school.