Executives are in charge of their organisation. They create and review goals for the company. They work closely with a team of upper-level staff or assistants. This team may make both long- and short-range plans to achieve these goals.
Farmida Bi has been recognised in HERoes 100 Role Women Executives List for the year 2020. This is the second time Farmida has been included in the list.
The list, supported by Yahoo! Finance, showcases business leaders who are breaking down barriers in the workplace and seeking to drive workplace equality and inclusion.
Farmida is also the firm’s European Head of Islamic Finance. She has more than 20 years of experience in capital markets and Islamic finance transactions, advising on English and New York law.
Norton Rose Fulbright is an international law firm. It is the second largest law firm in the United States and one of the ten largest in the world, by both lawyers and revenue. In 2017/18, Norton Rose Fulbright had total revenue of US$2.1 billion.
Farmida has been included in the HERoes 100 Women Executives List based on her work done internally and externally to champion women, and her recent and significant business achievements.
As Chair of the firm’s Partnership Committee and Audit Committee as well as a steering group member of the firm’s Women’s Network, she has worked to recruit more women to management positions, created spaces for meaningful discussions and organised successful inclusion-focused events.
Farmida has previously been listed in Financial news Most Influential Women in Europe Finance and was recognised as an “Outstanding Practitioner” at the International Financial Law Review Women in Business Law Awards. She was also listed in The Lawyer’s Hot 100 2019.