Socio-economic Diversity and the importance of Financial Wellbeing

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Socio-economic Diversity and the importance of Financial Wellbeing

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Join us, as we host our event on Socio-economic Diversity in the workplace, and the importance of Financial Wellbeing.

Financial literacy isn’t taught at school. And as we grow up, money becomes an awkward, taboo topic. The cost of living crisis in the UK has perpetuated systemic inequality. We’ve organised our next event on this pertinent topic to arm employers and employees alike with a financial wellbeing toolkit.


We’ll be covering:

  • Why socio-economic representation in leadership matters.
  • Financial literacy, managing finances and saving.
  • Supporting your employees financial wellbeing.


Event Speakers:

Anasuya Iyer, VP of People and Commercial at Octopus Money (part of Octopus Group)

Anasuya leads the commercial and people teams at Octopus Money, supporting workplaces to deliver exceptional financial wellbeing for their employees. Octopus Money is on a mission to give everyone in the UK “a GP for their money.” She also leads People and Talent, developing a best-in-class People Strategy that attracts and retains the people who can deliver this mission.
Over her 15+ year career, Anasuya has advised, invested in and led growth for a multitude of fintech companies, and is passionate about financial inclusion and social mobility.


Ishaan Sethi, Group Product Manager at Plum
Ishaan leads the wealth product team at Plum, a smart money app on a mission to maximise wealth for all, regardless of age, background, or status. Launched in 2016, Plum has helped customers save over £2 billion so far.

Over his 12 year career, Ishaan has worked in product and strategy, founded two successful startups (including India’s first homegrown LGBTQ support app), been listed in Forbes 30 Under 30 and is an accomplished life coach.


Paul Chong, Co-Founder and CCO at Ophelos

Co-Founder and CCO at Ophelos, Paul and his team are on a mission to fix the broken debt collection industry. They use machine learning and behavioural science to drive positive outcomes for consumers and creditors alike. Paul is passionate about ending the stigma associated with debt, setting the gold standard for how customers who find themselves in financial difficulty are treated.

As the prior Head of IBM Watson EMEA, he has a wealth of experience supporting companies to leverage AI to make more data-led decisions and drive progress. He will be sharing he shares his insights on the evolving landscape of debt in the UK.

Andrew Fenwick, Founding member and Wellbeing Director of Bippit

Andrew has worked in this space for some time, being the 1st employee at Wagestream. a financial wellbeing platform that is built around flexible pay.

Andrew and the team at Bippit are on a mission to tackle the Cost of Living, by ensuring every employee has free financial wellbeing support. This includes 1:1 coaching from a qualified professional, and all the tools they need to manage their financial lives.


📍 Location? 3 Noble St, London EC2V 7EE
⏲ When? Thursday 14th March 18:30
💡 What? Q&A Panel, followed by networking and drinks.

Have questions? Contact us at and we’ll do our best to answer.


With diversity and inclusion at the forefront of #YouEqualTech, our goal is to connect the technology industry to the outside world. Through learning, sharing initiatives and having the opportunity to hear stories from inspirational and diverse role models, we can help drive positive change.