Khayala Eylazova

Founder of Women in Insurance Tech, Women in Insurance & Tech Awards, public speaker and passionate advocate for D&I

Khayala Eylazova is a Senior Manager at PwC UK, Financial Services.

She is responsible for developing and driving Insurance and Investment management, consulting propositions, services and opportunities, working closely with industry leadership team and senior clients across all line of services.

Khayala is also leading the firm's 'Women in InsuranceTech' initiative, which aims to empower the next generation of female leadership, bring more women into insurance and technology, inspire, advance and provide mentorship, support in their career progression.

Prior to joining PwC Financial services, Khayala worked at Microsoft EMEA, APAC and CEE HQs for almost 10 years,  holding various senior roles within consulting, global business development and channel sales covering different sectors and segments.

She led teams comprising business development, sales, marketing and geographical expansion.

She was awarded Best Start-Up'' at one of the Venture Creation Weekends at Cambridge Judge Business School in 2016 in proposing a bracelet for epileptic suffers.

Khayala was the finalist for Women in IT awards 2018 and Inagurial Women in Insurance awards 2019.  Recently she has received PwC Empowerment award for her efforts in leading and driving Diversity & Inclusion, Women in Technology, leadership initiatives for the firm and beyond (active member and the supporter of Wo+Men Leadership centre at Cambridge University).

She holds an Executive MBA degree from Cambridge Judge Business School and MSc degree in International Management from BI Norwegian Business School.

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