Zoe Atkins

Barclays Private Bank
Next Generation Leader of the Year

Our Next Generation Leader of the Year is an ambitious and dynamic individual who has progressed at pace throughout her career. Judges view her as a relentless achiever coupled with empathy and kindness - ingredients often missing within the sector.  Her positive attitude, confidence to challenge and ability to lead business change has seen her become a well-respected and highly valued member of the team. She has a great deal of responsibilities including business delivery, people development, delivery of strategic projects and enabling excellent client experience across all processes and platforms. She has also been tasked with supporting leaders and departments to ensure that processes, policies and change are handled successfully and meet the needs of colleagues and clients. She has been heavily involved in colleague career development, talent retention, effective cost control and headcount management. She certainly has an impressive career track record and is a role model for the junior women coming through the ranks and into the financial services industry.