Please see below for our recent press items.
Sturgeon Ventures are proud to have been signed up to the Women in Finance Charter since July 2016.
Following the findings of the 2015 review into the representation of women in senior management roles within financial services, which found that women made up only 14% of Executive Committees, the Women In Finance Charter was launched in 2016.
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.
We would like to feature our Charity of the Year, to share the work of people who help those in the City we work in.
On the basis that you all work in Financial Services, you take it for granted that you have the skills to manage your personal finances – simply paying household bills. But many are never taught this life skill.
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. The Ambassador of the Year will be a prominent person in business and/or financial services who publicly champions gender parity in the sector.
The FCA yesterday published its Review of principal firms in the investment management sector.
This report followed the FCA’s very detailed review of the investment management sector in 2017, a process involving most participants in the industry. As one of the Principal Firms to participate, Sturgeon Ventures responded to information requests and hosted a visit by the FCA in Autumn that year.
Andrew Bailey, Chief Executive of the FCA, delivered a speech on the the future of financial conduct regulation. Bloomberg, London, 23rd April 2019
The FCA’s Chief Executive speech yesterday on the topic of the future of financial conduct regulation included such topics as regulating in the public interest, the changing purpose of regulation, Brexit and the importance of the transition period and the need for clear principles.
Following Sturgeon’s recent win as the Best Global Consultant in Business Strategy for the Hedgeweek Global Awards 2019, we are pleased to share their special report detailing winners.
Sturgeon provide a network of strategic and operational professionals on whose experience we draw upon to unlock potential for growth and innovation with an out of the box – joined up thought process, where being nimble counts.
Following the Project Harar Gala Dinner at the end of 2018, 60 patients from around Ethiopia will be provided with life-saving treatment over the next couple of months.
The Evening Standard recently featured the dedication of a London-based nurse, Lara Tang, who will be volunteering for her fourth mission in Ethopia.
On 14th February, The Hedgeweek Global Awards 2019 ceremony was held at the Reform Club on Pall Mall. Tom Powell, Chief Operating Officer at Sturgeon Ventures LLP, was delighted to accept the Best Global Consultant in Business Strategy on behalf of the Firm.
At this year’s HFM European Hedge Fund Services’ Awards, Sturgeon Ventures have been shortlisted for 4 awards:
1. Best hedge fund platform
2. Best treasury management solution
3. Best advisory firm – regulation and compliance
4. Best regulatory hosting platform