The Psychology of Successful Women podcast with Shona Rowan explores the mindset, behaviour and success strategies of high-achieving women.

Shona Rowan is an inspirational speaker, high-performance coach and founder of The Psychology of Successful Women – Career Acceleration Program and podcast. Shona works with women all over the world to accelerate their careers, boost their performance and maximise their success – according to what success truly means to them. She also works with global companies to support, develop and retain their female talent  via practical workshops, inspirational events and high-performance coaching sessions.

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About Emma Vassallo:

Emma Vassallo – Managing Director in Global Account Management at IHS Markit in London.  

Emma has over 25 years’ experience in banking and financial services where she has held roles in sales and account management.  Emma currently holds the role of Global Account Manager for Global Banks at IHS Markit, a leading source of information, analytics and expertise for business, finance and governments.  

Emma joined IHS Markit in 2013 following an 8-year career break to bring up her 3 children.  Prior to that, she had a successful career in various sales roles in global banks in London where she specialised in structured credit and credit derivatives.   With over 25 years’ experience, Emma is now responsible for managing senior customer relationships, leading business development and growth strategy across the business globally.    

Emma has held a leading role in the women’s network throughout her time at IHS Markit and is currently a member of the advisory board representing the Global Women’s Network for the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion office.   

Emma is married, has three teenage children and a Labrador puppy.  

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Twitter: @emmavassallo

About Shona Rowan

Shona Rowan is the founder of The Psychology of Successful Women program, podcast and community that specialises in helping ambitious women boost their success from the inside-out and thrive in the world of business. An international performance and mind-set consultant, inspirational speaker and high-performance coach for over 20 years – Shona is passionate about helping women unlock their unique potential and soar in their chosen field.

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