Clare Payne is a leading voice on ethics and trust in society. She tracks trends and writes about their implications in her monthly ‘Ethical Len’s column in The Australian Financial Review BOSS Magazine. She is also the co-author of, ‘A Matter of Trust – The Practice of Ethics in Finance’. Clare is a former employment lawyer who went on to manage the Integrity office of Macquarie Bank and founded the Banking and Finance Oath, a Hippocratic-type oath for the finance sector. Clare is an advocate for tobacco-free finance, which she sees as an ethical case study for the finance sector. Prior to the global financial crisis, Clare’s paper titled, ‘Ethics or Bust’ was awarded the inaugural Ethics & Trust in Finance Prize by the Observatoire de la Finance, Geneva. Clare was recognised as a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader in 2014 and as an Australian ‘100 Women of Influence’ in 2016.