Speaker profile for Sheree Atcheson & Natalie Ledward: Speaking at Naidex

Speaker Name: Sheree Atcheson & Natalie Ledward

Head of Diversity and Inclusion & Vulnerable Customer Analyst

Company Name: Monzo

Seminar Title: Making Money Work for Everyone

How to create a bank which priorities inclusion for both users and employees. Sheree and Natalie will host a fireside chat, discussing workplace inclusion alongside technology and design inclusion. They will share useful examples of both to highlight how accessibility is key to making money work for everyone.

About Sheree Atcheson & Natalie Ledward

Sheree Atcheson
Listed as one of the UK''s Top Most Influential Women in Tech & an international multi-award winner for her services to Diversity & Inclusion in industry, Sheree (@nirushika) is the Head of Diversity and Inclusion, Monzo; Board-Appointed Global Ambassador, Women Who Code; Contributor, Forbes.

Sheree is a global Diversity & Inclusion leader, having worked in many regions providing leadership and training to C-suite/Executive leadership to develop fully formed focused diversity and inclusion strategies. She has created tailored data driven strategies through engaging all employees, including C-suite, which has enabled authentic change.

As a passionate advocate for gaining/retaining women in the industry, she launched & led the award-winning U.K. expansion of Women Who Code (womenwhocode.com), since 2013.

As an industry leader, she has spoken at many global events, conferences and leadership sessions and is regularly profiled for her work. Sheree & her work have been featured in many publications, such as Forbes, FastCompany, Evening Standard, HuffPost, Business Post, Marie Claire, Wired, ComputerWeekly, The Guardian, Sunday Telegraph, Newsletter & many more.

The aim of her career is ensuring people are aware of the fantastic opportunities the industry has to offer & make certain that all humans are able to benefit from these & reach their full career potential.

Natalie Ledward
Natalie works across vulnerability, accessibility and financial inclusion at Monzo. She became the winner of the first Which? Your Consumer Champion award in 2019 for her work to create a gambling block that protects vulnerable customers. She previously worked for Apple, specialising in training and ran events with charities and organisations to help people with disabilities access technology. At Monzo, she uses her experience to develop ideas to reduce barriers and empower customers, in order to help Monzo with it’s mission to make money work for everyone.