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May 2022

Fiona McKay
Global Leadership & Transformation Strategist at Lightbulb Leadership Solutions


Fiona McKay is an award winning entrepreneur, business strategist, Ultra & High Net Worth (HNW) business leadership succession expert and International keynote speaker. 

She has a unique grasp and expertise on the forces that drive, derail & deny both the professional and personal trajectories of leaders and has a solutions skills set specifically for leaders facing complex change in contemporary markets, bringing a realism and dynamism to consultancy which few can match. 

A pioneer in the burgeoning field of female Ultra & High Net Worth (HNW) business leadership succession planning, especially in family businesses & family offices, Fiona has worked with businesses across three continents, building capability in ‘next generation’ female leaders and their operational teams. An expert in influencing how decision makers think to form their judgments, Fiona works with CEO's, C-Suite Executives, Senior Leaders & Investors helping them plan profitable routes through their organisations and ensure that the future world works better for their colleagues, consumers and communities. 

Fiona also acts as a strategist, advisor and coach to some of the world’s leading organisations, their boards and leadership teams. Her sector specialisms are in Banking & Finance, PE & Investment, Recruitment, Professional Services, Media & Advertising and Property. 

An in-demand keynote speaker, Fiona has engaged audiences across the globe, including FTSE 100 and Fortune 500 company leaders and is renowned for speaking on her research on ‘Why Feedback Holds Women Back?’ and her insights into the investment world and supporting research on ‘What Would The World Look Like If More Women Controlled The Money?’. She has hosted and chaired conference panels, is a featured writer and media contributor and has a monthly slot reviewing the news live on commercial radio. 

Previously an Associate Lecturer and Entrepreneur in Residence at Manchester Metropolitan University Business School, Fiona is a vocal equal pay & ESG advocate and winner of the Innospace Business Award for Entrepreneurship. In 2020 she was recognised as one of the 12 most influential women in business today and voted Female Keynote Speaker of the Year.

Agenda Sessions

  • Interactive Women in Risk Discussion : The challenges and opportunities ahead