Sarah Webb: President UK & Europe at OFX

We sat down with Sarah Webb, President UK & Europe at OFX, to discuss imposter syndrome, how to encourage women to get into the finance sector and much more.

Our guest for this has held executive roles at Barclays, Barclaycard, and American Express. Now, Sarah Webb is the President at OFX UK and Europe, where she is responsible for all commercial growth in the region. She has a wealth of experience in leadership and 20 years of experience in bank payments.

In this exclusive interview, we discuss imposter syndrome, how to encourage women to get into the finance sector and much more.


Here’s what we covered in our chat with Sarah Webb

  • Did you always know you wanted to work in finance and technology? (00:54)
  • Did you have any role models that inspired you growing up? (01:45)
  • Do you feel like you’ve faced any barriers as a woman in finance? (02:49)
  • What leadership skills have you cultivated to create your style of leadership? (10:01)
  • Have you experienced imposter syndrome and do you feel that women are more susceptible to it? (13:57)
  • What advice would you have for women looking for roles in finance? (16:28)
  • What would you like to leave as your legacy in the role? (18:51)
  • What leadership traits and characteristics do you like and dislike in people? (24:17)
  • How can you cultivate healthy disagreement in a team? (26:48)
  • Do you see inflation subsiding globally sooner, rather than later? (29:10)
  • For those that don’t know, what makes a currency strong? (31:49)
  • How might we expect something like cryptocurrencies to impact the global economy? (33:57)
  • Answer the Internet: If joy became the national currency, what kind of work would make you wealthy? (36:04)
  • What makes a great business leader? (37:36)

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