Welcome to the first episode of the Leaders Talk Podcast with Honey Ajuwon speaking to LTSB alumna Bola Lawal about being a black female leader in Tech.

Honey is Head of Capital Markets Technology at NatWest and has over 15 years banking experience across Corporate and Structured finance, Working Capital Finance and Innovation.

She is a passionate advocate for diversity, inclusion and social mobility and co-managed the NatWest Ventures Digital and Innovation Apprenticeship Pilot with Leadership Through Sport & Business in 2019, which focused on bridging the technology skills gap with talented school leavers from economically disadvantaged and BAME backgrounds.

Bola Lawal joined the LTSB programme, graduating in 2015, after which she completed her first accounting apprenticeship with BKL and then joined Santander where she is now Regulatory Reporting Analyst and is one of our first Alumni to become a Chartered Accountant with ACCA

Leaders Talk is a weekly podcast series featuring young people in conversation with leaders from all walks of life who share insights into their lives and careers in business, sport, public service, wellness and the arts.

Listen here!

Google Podcast