What is IMPACT?
IMPACT is a network created for high potential and high achieving females, within Investment Management.
Members all have a common thread; they are smart, ambitious and good company! We aim to help our members achieve career goals through training, workshops and creating supportive relationships. They leave each session feeling motivated and engaged with their peers, across different companies.
News and latest events
IMPACT Newsletter: February 2023
It has been a short, yet busy month at Leverton. We had a great turnout for the Duncan Coombe session on ‘Managing Difficult Conversations’- very topical right now with falling compensation and tough decisions. At the end of last week I took the team to Bordeaux to celebrate all their input into Leverton. It was…Read More
Managing Difficult Conversations
On Tuesday 21st February IMPACT joined forces with Ninety One’s Inspire network to ‘Manage difficult conversations’; a very topical event for right now, with falling compensation and tough decisions being made. We had a great turn out and the session was led by Ninety One’s Duncan Coombe. Here are his TopTips for difficult Conversations:Read More
IMPACT Newsletter: January 2023
We are excited to invite you to our upcoming event; Managing Difficult Conversations. When: Tuesday 21st February 15:30 – 17:30 Where: Ninety One, 55 Gresham St, London EC2V 7EL What: In collaboration with Ninety One Inspire, join us for a workshop designed to help you to get better at having difficult conversations. Whether you are…Read More
Growing Up in Asset Management: Making a great impression in your early career
Your early career is full of choices, questions, building reputations and deciding on the direction you ultimately want to take your life in. This event was for those who wanted to ensure they get the most out of the first few years in asset management. We covered how to build a mentor/mentee relationship, how to…Read More
Growing up in Asset Management; Managing your Career in your 40s, 50s, 60s and Beyond
In partnership with Ninety One and the Return Hub, we invited our networks to connect and listen to stories about regaining confidence, coping with menopause, ageism and staying relevant. It was an opportunity to learn from women across the industry and to share our own experiences. The aim was to leave guests feeling inspired and…Read More
Industry Leaders Round Table
We recently had the pleasure of hosting industry leaders from Ninety One, Legal and General, Vanguard, Generation, Wellington, Barings and Schroders and observing the Chatham House Rules had a great discussion surrounding: The future of the City Clients wanting more ESG Product Development Transformation Is D&I stalling? It was a brilliant and engaging evening with lots…Read More
Women in Finance Charter
At Leverton we believe that diversity is the key to any successful business. In March 2021 we signed the Women in Finance Charter, this is sponsored by HM Treasury and is a pledge for gender balance across financial services. When we signed the charter we had 100% females in senior management roles and our aim…Read More
FT Article: Sustainable investing boom prompts fierce fight for talent
Managing Director Rachael Ferguson shares her insights into the ESG job market with the FT: “I’ve never seen it so intense, and it has been like this for the past 18 months. ESG used to be a small part of what we do; since September, it’s taken up a huge amount of our time,” Read…Read More
International Women’s Day 2022
This International Women’s Day the Leverton Team spent the day at Ninety One to focus on social diversity and introduce Investment Management as a career path to female 6th form students. We gave them interview advice and ran a CV Writing workshop. It was brilliant to work with such enthusiastic young women and it is…Read More
IMPACT Newsletter – February 2022
February always seems to pass by so quickly; I feel like I’ve blinked and suddenly it’s March! March is a significant month in the IMPACT calendar as it marks International Women’s Day – we would love to hear what your firms are doing in order to celebrate. This year the Leverton Team will be spending…Read More