PDT Enterprise invite you to a Networking event for women entrepreneurs and startups to be held on the 27th of September on a Thursday evening from 6.30pm until 8.30pm. We have two guest speakers attending whom are both female business leaders from the city.

Our networking for women only event will be a chance for you to network with other like-minded women and meet Louise Mccarthy, Former COO- Global Digital IT transformation director at HSBC and guest Vanisha Naidu. The event is free to attend but please note we have only a very limited amount of tickets left. If you would like to book a place please contact [email protected] Refreshments will be provided on the evening

Louise Mccarthy

Louise Mccarthy 

Former  COO- Global Digital IT transformation director at HSBC. Finalist for Women in IT 2017.  Louise is an outstanding and dynamic inspirational CIO transformational and business change leader with over 35 years’ experience in some large private and public sector organisations. Also a highly respected in the technology, digital  industry as a passionate, energized and transformational leader who achieves amazing results. She is valued at board level for design of complex technology and digital transformational visions, and strategy. The ability to take complex organisations with the need for transformation and align to business objectives . A background in finance and commercial giving the ability to see the wider picture and achieved commercial creativity.   Louise is also a role model for females in technology.

Vanisha Naidu

Vanisha is an ex-COO of Support Services for a Global Financial Services Firm, who has recently made the tranisition into consultancy.  She is a qualified ACA and PRINCE2 Practitioner.  Vanisha has on the ground experience of managing major programmes of change, both overhauling BAU environments and within a merger context.  She has operated in often political and complex environments and aligned business goals and requirements.   

 Vanisha’s core competencies include:

  • Expertise in governance, risk & controls and process change 
  • Able to engage and use technology to automate and facilitate change, bridging the gap between the business and technology
  • Ability to build cost effective, practical and tailored solutions
  • Strong attention to detail, whilst also being able to see the big picture
  • Stakeholder management and communication
  • Strong appreciation of the regulatory landscape having dealt with s166, RMPs, FCA visits and the implementation of new regs