Akua Opong Bio
Akua Opong is a Senior Analyst within Service Management at the London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) and joined in 2019 with over eight years in the industry from Automotive, Consulting and Financial Services.
Akua has been a driving force in diversity and inclusion, internally at LSEG and within Technology, highlighting the need for diversity in STEM. She recently became a Culture Champion for Technology, Cloud and Infrastructure at LSEG. Currently, she is involved in onboarding employees, post-Covid return to the office, Hybrid working and the laptop deployment rollout in the EMEA region.
She currently is an active member of the BEING network, Regional EMEA Lead for the Accessibility Network, Community Lead for the Women's Inspired Network, UK Charity Committee and a Mental Health Advocate for Wellbeing alongside her daily role in Technology. She has been mentoring interns and graduates at LSEG to help them in their career development.
Akua is a Neurodiversity advocate (self identifies as Dyslexic and has ADD), a fundraiser, Team London ambassador, Covid vaccination advocate plus a charity volunteer and a keen sports volunteer for Netball England and British Athletics.