Charlotte brings 25 years of experience in financial services, bank operations and management consulting to Visa, which she joined as CEO Europe in October 2017. She has been leading the charge on ensuring gender balance and a culture of inclusion and recently signed the company up to HMT Women in Finance Charter. She co-leads Visa’s Global Gender Inclusion Council, is an Executive Sponsor for the Visa Young Professionals network, and has recently been involved in International Women’s Day activities, supporting the new Return to Work programme and is a mentor in the company-wide mentoring scheme. Externally she supports NowTeach, an organisation that exists to help career-changers who’ve already made a success of one profession to retrain as teachers. She is a regular speaker at events to champion women in business, including most recently a client event in Paris bringing together 26 female policy leaders from banking and retail . She is a vocal advocate for women in FinTech, passionate that Visa should take the lead developing more female leadership talent in the payments sector.