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Our reputation is defined by what we do, how we do it and an adherence to our corporate responsibilities and ethical principles.




With the effect of Covid-19, we are going digital. Our executive networking forums will now be running as online conference calls to our COO community.

If you would like to get involved please take a look at our Covid-19 response brochure.

COO Magazine


In April 2020 we launched the 1st edition of The COO Magazine for the Chief Operating Officer communities of Global Markets, Banking and Asset Management​.


As a company we have served this community since 2012 and during these uncertain times, we remain dedicated to the task of enhancing communication and connectivity, promoting cross-industry teamwork, collaboration and dialogue and working with our global network and advocates.​


If you are interested in contributing to our next edition of

The COO Magazine, please don’t hesitate to contact us at


"Thank you for arranging. It was a helpful, informative discussion

and I was definitely virtually applauding."


MUFG Securities







We are delighted to announce that Matero and the Inspirational Development Group (IDG) in association with The Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, will be facilitating the Global COO & CCO Webinar

on Friday, June 5th 2020.

Empowering and Sustaining Teams in Turbulent Times

– a learning perspective from military experience.  
Leadership at all levels / Decision-making 
Organisational culture / Looking after your people

Guest speakers include:

Stuart Tootal, (former British Army Colonel) Partner, Matero Consulting 
Lance Gerrard-Wright, (former British Army Major), Director, UK IDG
Richard Westley, (former British Army Colonel) Director, International IDG








We are delighted to announce that EY supported our

Asset Management COO COVID-19 closed call held on

Wednesday May 27th 2020.

1. Health & safety: case management, contact tracing and testing
2. Workforce: employee ‘listening” tools, sentiment surveys, and future workforce considerations
3. Risk: share insights on tools used and discuss how firms are tracking governing rules 

Guest speakers included:

Susan Gunn, Managing Director, People Advisory Services, EY 
Melaine Kimmel, Partner at EY 

"Great call tonight – very interesting and really enjoyed being able to connect with other women in the COO community. The format really worked for me."


Standard Chartered Bank

"Thank you so much for moderating the session and to the Sponsor's team for valuable inputs and guiding the conversation. Very enjoyable and insightful evening – I look forward to being involved in the 2019 initiatives."

“A thank you to Armstrong Wolfe for organizing the COO forums. I look forward to discussing key topics in the industry with peers at other organizations, as well as gaining the perspective from your sponsor. 
It’s a great platform for further building the COO network, so we can coordinate on initiatives important to us.”

"At Societe Generale, we recognize and value what diversity brings to an organization, and we’re happy to partner with WCOOC to foster diversity and inclusion throughout the financial services industry. We believe that by continuing to seek out ideas and opinions from those that are different from us, we can build on stronger foundations."

 Upcoming Events


Our global COO and CCO virtual forums

allow our Market Insight Partners and

COO community to connect and share

cross-industry knowledge. 

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We work with over 25 Global Investment banks and hire at an MD-level within financial services.


Send over your CV to be considered for a role.



If you would like to sponsor or host one of our Executive Networking forums, please get in touch to find out how we can give you exposure to our COO community. 

For initial enquiries, please contact our UK headquarters during GMT business hours.

+44 (0) 203 664 8863