Our next FWN Mentoring Dinner, will be held at The Modern Pantry, 47-48 St John's Square, Clerkenwell, London EC1V 4JJ http://www.themodernpantry.co.uk/ on Thursday 28 January 2016.
Another opportunity to meet with your peers, enjoy dinner and listen to and chat with our very special guests:
Carroll Barry-Walsh is a Managing Director and lawyer and Head of the UBS's Regulatory Inquiries and Investigations Group for the EMEA region. The group deals with all types of regulatory, administrative and criminal inquiries, investigations (both internal and external), whistleblowing investigations, suspicious transaction reports, enforcement-related matters and criminal trials (including the Adoboli trial in autumn 2012) across the region. She trained as a barrister and spent time working for government before joining Slaughter and May’s Litigation group for 7½ years. Subsequently, she was an in-house lawyer at Salomon Brothers and Citigroup dealing with both advisory work and regulatory and litigation-related work, Head of Legal, Europe for Robertson Stephens, a Bank of America subsidiary and a secondee with the hedge fund, Citadel. She has been with UBS since November 2003.
Detective Superintendent Maria Woodall
Head of Operations, Economic Crime Directorate, City of London Police
Maria has been a police officer for 25 years. After a lengthy career with Surrey Police, Maria transferred in April 2013 to City of London Police, which is the national policing lead for economic crime. Maria is the Head of Operations and Funded Units within the force’s Economic Crime Directorate. Her role and responsibilities include the Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit (PIPCU), the Overseas Anticorruption Unit (OACU) and the Dedicated Cheque and Plastic Crime Unit (DCPCU), amongst others.
Maria’s career in policing started in Surrey in 1989 when she joined the county force as a constable. She progressed as a detective and gained promotion through the ranks to become Detective Superintendent. Maria was one of the first women to serve with the tactical Firearms Team in Surrey. As a Senior Investigating Officer (SIO) on the Major Crime team Maria led both complex and high profile investigations and murder inquiries. She has received judges’ and Chief Constable’s Commendations for the quality of her work.
Our special guests will talk about their achievements, obstacles encountered, how they overcame them and difficulties associated with being a woman in their profession. You'll have the opportunity to ask questions and share experiences too!
The cost? A mere £35.00 (inclusive of VAT) to FWN Members which includes bubbles on arrival, a fabulous 3 course dinner, wine, soft drinks and coffee and, of course, the opportunity to meet with your peers and listen to and speak with our special guests.
The evening will commence with reception drinks at 18.00 hours, dinner at 19.00 and will finish around 22.00 hours. We only have 25 places available and will be offered on a first come first serve basis, so to avoid disappointment and to ensure your place at this exclusive dinner, please book and pay now (either by PayPal, bank transfer or cheque). Upon receipt of payment, we shall send you a copy of the menu from which you can select your menu choices.