London – January 26, 2022 – 100 Women in Finance (100WF), a global finance industry organization, announced today that Beatriz Martin, Group Treasurer and UK Chief Executive of UBS Group AG, will receive its 2022 EMEA Industry Leadership Award (The Award). The Award is presented annually in recognition of exemplary professional talent, business ethics, and passion for investing that further define and advance the industry’s standards of excellence. Ms. Martin will be honored for this achievement at the 100WF Gala on April 6th at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London.
Ms. Martin has been the Group Treasurer at UBS Group AG since 2020 and is also the UK Chief Executive for UBS Group AG, a position she’s held since 2018. She joined UBS in 2012 as Chief of Staff to the CEO of the Investment Bank and then served as UK Chief Operating Officer for UBS AG London Branch from 2014 – 2019 and Global Chief Operating Officer for UBS Investment Bank from 2015 – 2020. Before joining UBS, Ms. Martin held senior positions at Morgan Stanley and Deutsche Bank.
“We are thrilled to be recognizing Beatriz with this award” said Amanda Pullinger, CEO of 100WF. She continued, “her professional achievements and stature within the global finance industry are inspiring and serve as a reminder that we can shift the demographics. Beatriz is a visible role model for many and represents everything we are hoping to achieve with Vision 30/40, whereby women will hold 30% of senior investment roles and executive committee positions by 2040.”
“I am deeply honored and grateful to have been chosen as the 100WF 2022 EMEA Industry Leadership Award recipient for 2022. This award is testimony to the importance of empowering women in the global finance industry to achieve their professional potential at each career stage, and it’s a great privilege to be able to actively support the 100WF Vision 30/40 through both UBS’s and my personal commitment” said Ms Martin.
To view past 100WF Industry Leadership Award honorees, please see here.
Funds raised at the 100WF London Gala will benefit the organization’s Investing in the Next Generation initiative, which supports 100WF pre-career programs as well as local program partners who prepare and encourage pre-career young women of all backgrounds to pursue pathways into the finance industry.
To inquire about sponsorship opportunities for the Virtual London Gala, please contact the London Gala Committee.