Trust – More important than ever

Sturgeon Ventures have championed agile working and remote working since their inception in 1998. We are all used to agile working and one of the most important factors for successful remote working is trust.

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FCA’s Megan Butler: Regulator faces ‘struggle’ to achieve diversity at senior levels

Megan Butler, FCA Executive Director of Supervision, delivered her keynote speech at the Women in Investment Festival on the difficulty of diversity at senior levels.

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Sturgeon Ventures Commitment to the Women in Finance Charter

Sturgeon Ventures are proud to have been signed up to the Women in Finance Charter since July 2016.

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Agile working for successful teams

Sturgeon Ventures, the Pioneer of Regulatory Hosting in the UK, has throughout its 21-year history championed a successful agile team. Seonaid Mackenzie, Founding Partner of Sturgeon, is a strong advocate of agile working and leadership articles such as this one from McKinsey.

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Seonaid Mackenzie – Finalist for the Women in Finance Awards

Sturgeon Ventures are delighted that Seonaid Mackenzie has been shortlisted in the Ambassador of the Year category for the Women in Finance Awards 2019.

“…This category celebrates the individual who has achieved a long-term impact on the way people and organisations think about and practice gender diversity.

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Sturgeon Ventures Commitment to the Women in Finance Charter

Sturgeon Ventures is delighted to have been approved, once again, for the Women in Finance Charter.  Sturgeon have been signed up to this initiative since July 2016.

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Companies Withhold Diversity Data From Investors

A recent report from University of Exeter Business School for the UK’s FRC found that just 15% of companies complied with the UK Corporate Governance Code on diversity reporting, with just over three months to go until the new code takes effect on 1 January 2019.

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Seonaid Mackenzie Shortlisted At Women In Finance Awards 2018

Sturgeon Ventures are excited to announce that Seonaid Mackenzie has been shortlisted as a finalist for the Ambassador of the Year category at the Women in Finance Awards 2018.

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Sturgeon Ventures Calls For More Agile Working To Tackle Gender Pay Gaps

Please see below a response by Seonaid Mackenzie, Founding Partner at Sturgeon Ventures, to the Gender Pay Gap Data being issued by companies with over 250 employees. Sturgeon Ventures is a pioneer of regulatory incubation in the UK’s financial services industry.

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Women in Compliance Awards 2018 – Nomination

Seonaid Mackenzie has been shortlisted in the Women in Compliance Awards 2018 within the “The Mentor Award of the Year for Advancement of Women in Compliance” category.
The award ceremony takes place on 22nd March 2018 and celebrates the achievements of female compliance professionals in the changing and dynamic Financial Services Industry, across multi-national companies and in all sectors that have Compliance Departments.

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