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Zara Woods

Zara Woods

Director of Integration & Innovation, Barclaycard Consumer Europe

Zara has over 15 years-experience of leading large operational teams, developing strategy and delivering transformational change in a demanding industry. During her career Zara has significantly enhanced the level of support for customers who face financial difficulties enabling a market leading position, and gaining industry recognition as one of the top 100 people in credit (Credit Today). Zara is a graduate of Salford University with a BSc Hons Business Studies degree and also an MA graduate in Management at Durham. Zara’s life mantra is there’s no such word as can’t and she’s renowned for bringing a high energy, innovation orientated approach to any challenge or opportunity.