About Financial Executive Women
Financial Executive Women (FEW) was developed to provide women within financial services a membership community that will train, guide and support them for the duration of their career journey.

FEW provides members day to day support in the form of several successful tailored initiatives to ensure the positive progression of women in today's work environment.
FEW at a glance
virtual events per year
industry mentors
active members
hours of digital content
We address these barriers through delivering exclusive experiences for our members, partners and allies: these experiences include our Advocate program, learning programs, livestreams and small group mentoring.

Our community also welcomes individuals who want to grow their career in Financial services and need a hand to unlock their full potential
Financial Executive Women exists to drive parity, inclusion and equity within Financial Services with a particular focus on women.

We do this through the support of our corporate partners and allies. The barriers to achieving this are many and complex. To this end we focus on two of the barriers to success that have proven results in achieving progress: the profiling of role models who are either the avatars of success or are champions to our cause AND the building of agency in our members through memberships designed around learning programs.
Industry Recognition
Our Advisory Board
We are proud to introduce members of our Advisory Board. They are highly regarded and respected senior executives who are passionate about progressing women in the financial services industry and beyond, and are proud ambassadors of the work we do at Financial Executive Women.
Over a career spanning more than 20 years, Alex has developed a deep level of experience and has a passion for growing and transforming businesses into profitable enterprises. After a highly successful executive career, Alex left the corporate world in pursuit of her next challenge. Now, as the co-owner and CEO of Financial Executive Women, a member organisation dedicated to the positive progression of women, that partners with some of the largest financial services providers in the Asia Pacific, Alex is passionate about supporting connection, community, learning and mentoring for hundreds of senior female leaders across financial services.
Alex Tullio
Ilaine Anderson
Director, Superannuation and Retirement at AMP
Ilaine has extensive achievements in customer service, client management and sales, predominantly in professional and financial services. Ilaine is an accomplished architect and implementer of B2B client transformation programs and has a passion for people and customers- coaching and mentoring high performing individuals and teams to deliver outstanding customer outcomes.
Krystyna Weston
Co-Founder, Zipidi and Localift
Krystyna's career is diverse and spans financial services and wealth management in both corporate and entrepreneurial environments. In recent years Krystyna has extended her portfolio to publishing, digital strategy and social enterprises.
During her career Krystyna has held a number of senior management positions including Director/Founder Manly Social, Director PotrtfolioConstruction Forum, Managing Director Simple Invest, Head of Distribution AMP Capital, CEO ASSIRT Research, National Retail Marketing Manager MBF/Bupa and a number of senior marketing roles at Rothschild and MLC.
Donna Whittaker
Senior Program Director, Colonial First State
Donna Whittaker is a senior Program Director with Colonial First State (CFS) at the Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA). In her current role, Donna is accountable for the CFS Regulatory Reforms Program and previously the Wealth Management program covering CFS, CommInsure and Advice. From 2013 to 2017, Donna worked in the Investment Development team at CBA overseeing all aspects of large scale Risk transformation and investments. This role focused on the investment process for internal transactions over $10m covering project prioritisation, business case evaluations, funding decisions and post implementation reviews.
Tizzy Vigilante
Managing Director, Wealth Management, Australia and New Zealand at IRESS
Tizzy has more than 20 years' experience in the Financial Services industry. Joining IRESS in 2007, Tizzy leads a team of skilled professionals and is responsible for the delivery of IRESS' wealth management solutions and services to more than 1,000 AFSLs. Tizzy believes that client service is fundamentally about building relationships based on respect and a deep understanding of the clients' business, objectives and challenges.