Our Global Financial Services Practice Group held its first - online - meeting of 2021 yesterday with our Partners from USA, UK, Spain, Lithuania, Germany, Hungary, Denmark, Norway, Ireland, Romania and Bulgaria. Our truly global structure and collaborative approach is vital because we all appreciate that the ideal candidate for a role may reside beyond national borders.
Friisberg has been at the forefront of leadership consulting since 1977. We are located in every major financial centre and have completed thousands of assignments, providing comprehensive executive search and leadership consulting to financial services clients, globally. From financial institutions and regulatory bodies, to trade associations and consultancies, we work with some of the largest and most complex financial organisations in the world, as well as with smaller, specialist boutiques and private capital in banking, insurance, investment management, venture capital, private equity and Fintech.
We discussed the pandemic with the resultant changing dynamics of global finance, increased regulatory pressure, technological advances, and how we are working with our clients to recognise emerging opportunities.
On Diversity in FS, we discussed the report published yesterday European Women on Boards (EWOB) Gender Diversity Index Full Report 2020 which revealed a gradual improvement, but still a large discrepancy between countries. The top countries being Norway, France and the UK.
EWOB Gender Diversity Index 2020: