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In the run up to International Women’s Day on the 8th March 2020, join the TMA Network of Women on the 12th February 2020 for a chance to participate in some informal networking over breakfast with like-minded women before taking your seats to hear from a panel of inspirational women in the insolvency and restructuring industry and take part in an exciting and rousing female focused discussion.

The Panel will discuss their thoughts on female leadership and women’s initiatives, drawing on their own personal experiences as well as discussing challenges they have had to overcome and sharing their anecdotes.

This event will give attendees an opportunity to participate by taking part in interactive surveys, as well as the unique opportunity to ask the panellists questions, not only about their work, but also about their journey to become an influential name in the industry.   
This event is open to female members of TMA and their colleagues. TMA members can sign up and attend for free and a fee of £20 will be charged for any non-members wishing to attend.


08.30 Breakfast 
09:00 Session starts
10.30 Session ends

About the speaker/s

Leonora Daniel, Global Head Recovery Management, Credit Suisse International

Leonora is a Managing Director at Credit Suisse in the Risk Division, based in London. Leonora was appointed Global Head of Recovery Management International in November 2019 and manages Credit Suisse’s defaulted or stressed ex-IB and ex-PB positions, excluding Switzerland. Prior to this Leonora was Head of Recovery Management International for EMEA and Asia Pacific.

Leonora is a Reputational Risk Approver for EMEA and also sits as a Director on the Board of Oakwood Homeloans.

Leonora is a strong advocate of Diversity and Inclusion and as well as helping to drive the Gender Diversity agenda also is a sponsor for Black African Minority Ethnic (BAME) network.  At the end of last year Leonora was the recipient of the inaugural Diversity and Inclusion Champion Award at Credit Suisse.

Leonora is a trustee for a charity called Inspiring Tomorrow’s Leaders which is aimed at helping young people who in the main are female and from African and African-Caribbean heritage.


Lisa Rickelton, Managing Director, FTI Consulting.

Lisa Rickelton is a Managing Director at FTI Consulting and is based in London. She is a member of the Corporate Finance & Restructuring segment, with over 19 years of restructuring and insolvency experience.

Lisa has restructuring experience in a variety of sectors, including oil and gas, consumer products, transport, real estate, healthcare and retail.  She specialises in contingency planning, strategic exits and insolvent restructurings.

Lisa's recent assignments include the pre-packaged administration of Debenhams plc; EPM analysis on the Nyrstar restructuring; as well as roles on Thomas Cook, Steinhoff and Carillion; and on ATU, the first Cayman pre-packaged provisional liquidation sale.

Fiona Hathorn, CEO, Women on Boards UK

Fiona is the CEO of Women on Boards UK, Non-Exec Director of Spktral (a technology company that helps organisations simplify the gender pay gap reporting process), advisor to Peel Hunt (mid-cap stockbroker) and Chair of Hanx's Nominations Committee (FMCG start-up). 

She is an expert in the areas of Governance, Regulation and Talent Management. Fiona is also a Patron of Fight for Sight (a medical research charity) and was formerly a director for Hill Samuel Asset Management, running the Emerging Markets Desk. She has advised the board of the Thai Euro Fund and is a Judge for the Non Executive Director Awards, sponsored by The Sunday Times.

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