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03 Nov 2020
Cathy Brennan awarded for encouraging women into finance roles
We are delighted to announce that Cathy Brennan, Associate Financial Planning Director, has been Highly Commended at the Women in Financial Advice Awards 2020, in the Financial Adviser of the Year (Scotland & Northern Ireland) category. Cathy was also nominated for Role Model of the Year.
Cathy is a strong advocate for improving women's financial futures and increasing the number of women working in financial services. She established the Women in Finance NI Lean In circle in Belfast to encourage more women to consider working in finance roles in Northern Ireland and has successfully grown the group, with almost 100 women now involved.
Speaking of her award Cathy said, “I am absolutely delighted to be the recipient of the Highly Commended Women in Financial Advice Awards 2020 (Scotland & Northern Ireland). It is a privilege getting to know clients, colleagues and professional advisers, and to form long-standing relationships where we can share our expertise and add real value and depth to provide trusted advice.”
It is a privilege getting to know clients, colleagues and professional advisers, and to form long-standing relationships where we can share our expertise and add real value and depth to provide trusted advice.
The Women in Financial Advice Awards celebrate the achievements of women working within the financial advice community and the broader financial services sector. They are about recognising and amplifying the achievements of women in a sector where they continue to be under-represented.
Congratulating Cathy, Leigh Yeaman, Divisional Director and Head of the Belfast Office said: “I am thrilled for Cathy. It is a fitting accolade for her hard work and passion for improving diversity in the financial services industry.”