Be generous with your time. Be kind. Build a business around meritocracy. Provide access to opportunities and visibility for more junior colleagues.

These are some of the lessons executives in the investment industry have learned from the mentors, bosses and guardians who inspired them.

FTSE Russell’s Henry Odogwu and other members of the investment and savings industry talked to The Buy-Side Club’s Sarah Dudney at The Diversity Project’s #Time2Deliver event to talk about the impact and importance of role models.