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Breaking the bias: how women are transforming our business

Women in Transformation

4 March 2022

Women are key to our transformation as a business. So we’re supporting them to reach their full potential.

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"I’ve always worked for organisations I have a strong affinity with"

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Women in Transformation

3 March 2022

AXA Health’s Chief Operating Officer, Anna Matty explains why people experience is just as important as customer experience, the importance of role models when it comes to encouraging innovation and how she’s empowered to change healthcare for the better.

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"Leave the superwoman mentality behind, it’s not sustainable"

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Women in Transformation

25 February 2022

AXA UK&I’s Chief Operating Officer, Shali Vasudeva, talks about the diversity of her role, why she’s always felt comfortable at AXA, plus her tips for a good work life balance.

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“It’s not about hours, but about output”

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Women in Transformation

22 February 2022

AXA UK Insurance Retail’s Chief Operating Officer Anna Fleming tells us why she’s inspired by the talented women around her, what makes AXA UK different to other insurers and why it is important to be curious and seek new opportunities.

“The insurance industry is at the start of a new transformation journey”

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Women in Transformation

10 February 2022

Sam Bagnall, Commercial Transformation Director, AXA UK, talks to us about spinning plates, the importance of bringing a team together to collaborate, and what motivates her.

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Building the future through apprenticeships


7 February 2022

We recognise the many benefits that apprenticeships bring, not only for our people who take part, but our business and the wider economy too. To celebrate National Apprenticeship Week 2022, we spoke to some of our apprentices to see how they’re getting on.

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Software Developer Apprenticeship Programme


4 February 2022

Work alongside experienced engineers to learn the skills and technologies to manage a full stack web or mobile application.

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“When you work outside your comfort zone, you realise you can do this”

Aisling Hayes in

Women in Transformation

20 January 2022

AXA Ireland’s Chief Operating Officer Aisling Hayes shares how she came to be a leader, how she balances a busy work and home life, the importance of creating an environment where everyone can thrive and what innovation means to her and her team.

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“It’s exciting to work on key innovation areas and solve challenges”

Melanie Kill in

Women in Transformation

5 January 2022

Claims Transformation Director Melanie Kill talks about her award-winning team and how they support customers, why she wants to tear up any barriers for women entering the insurance industry, and the importance of developing her diverse team.

Empowering women


6 December 2021

We’re pleased to share we’ve signed the Women in Finance Charter, an initiative from HM Treasury, for the 6th year as a sign of our commitment to reduce the gender seniority gap.

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Our mission to drive race equality


25 August 2021

Diversity is what makes us great. But sadly, racism still exists in society. A year ago, we launched our Ethnicity Action Plan. 12 months on, it’s time to review our progress.

We’re adopting a hybrid way of working


27 July 2021

We want our people to connect and collaborate to get the best results for our customers and give our people greater flexibility.