Metro Bank has just won The Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Award from The Top 1% Workplace Awards 2023 organised by The Financial Technologist: Metro Bank’s Enterprise Architect, Stephanie Carr was also named as one of The Top 1% Leaders of the Year.
The awards recognise some of the very best and brightest businesses in the fintech space. The organisers, Harrington Star, commented on Metro Bank’s win: “The company’s positive approach sets a blueprint for creating a lasting culture of belonging. Inclusion isn’t just a concept — it’s a continuous action at Metro Bank, demonstrating their commitment to sustainable change.”
“We are delighted that our focus on diversity and inclusion has been given such prestigious recognition,” said Carol Frost, Chief People Officer, Metro Bank. “I am even more delighted that Stephanie has been recognised as a top leader and want to thank and congratulate her for all her hard work and dedication to making all our colleagues’ lives better.”
Commenting on Metro Bank’s Stephanie Carr’s win, judges highlighted her dedication to driving improvements and her vital role in managing her D&I responsibilities on top of her day job. “As interim chair for the MFamily network, Stephanie has led significant, tangible changes, partnering with organisations like Working Families to enhance policies and benchmarking. In all aspects of D&I, Stephanie consistently contributes valuable ideas and encourages inclusive discussions. Her collaborative approach and contributions to Metro Bank and the broader community are celebrated widely across the company.”
“Winning an award for diversity, equity and inclusion serves as a reminder to us all to celebrate differences and foster inclusivity,” commented Stephanie Carr, Enterprise Architect Metro Bank. “This award serves as a testament to the hard work, dedication and passion that I have poured into my work. I would like to express my gratitude to my fellow colleagues who have supported and inspired me throughout this journey”.