Manjit Kaur KangManjit is a loyal and longstanding employee of NatWest Bank now completed 24 years continuous service. Accredited Chartered Banker specialising in real estate finance and managing a portfolio of 150 business clients. Manjit remains a top performer year on year & offers outstanding customer service to her clients, out performs all her colleagues with lending objectives & still finds time to mentor & coach other members of staff. Manjit is seen as a role model by many of her colleagues at NatWest.

As a Women in Business specialist, Manjit supports, encourages & empowers women to set up their own businesses by making it easier for them to get access to finance, shares their ambitions & offers the expertise. Manjit has lead & ran high profile networking events for Women where guest speakers have included Lorely Burt MP for Women in Business & Pinky Lilani (UK’s 100 most influential woman).

As Diversity Ambassador for NatWest West Midlands, Manjit has made a real difference to the diverse communities of Birmingham by engaging, communicating & supporting these communities to gain access to finance. Her dedication & determination was recently rewarded as Winner of the prestigious external Award from Institute of Asian Business ‘Outstanding Business Woman of the Year’ 2014’ Manjit has been recognised for all her hardwork as winner & finalist of many other awards, including as Winner of RBS Focused Womens’ Global Sapphire Award in 2015.

In her own time, Manjit volunteers for Unique Home for Girls, Punjab, India, which is a Home that looks after abandoned & unwanted girls in India – recently raised £30,000 for the charity through various cultural events. Also is a senior member of the Sikh Network who are a group of Sikh professionals actively engaging with politicians on matters that affect the Sikh community in the UK. Sikh Network also launched the Sikh Manifesto in readiness for General elections 2015.

Mother of 2 children, 15 & 8

Manjit’s life motto is ‘To achieve & aspire against all odds, but with integrity’.