Winners of The Citywealth Future Leaders Awards were announced during a glittering awards ceremony at the Clermont Hotel in London.
The awards, sponsored by Zedra, and now in their ninth year, are open to all wealth management professionals under the age of 40. They recognise the excellence of young professionals in furthering their career through their ambition, leadership qualities and communication skills.
The ceremony was hosted by BBC sports commentator Annie Emmerson, who has lent her voice to the BBC’s coverage of two Olympic and three Commonwealth Games and is now one of the main reporters for Super League Triathlon.
Winners were decided by a mix of judges’ vote and an online public vote which took place during 2023. Gold, silver and bronze medal winners in twenty-five categories were announced with an additional Editor’s Choice Award, Career Achievement Award and Outstanding Individual of the Year Award.
Jersey stood out by the excellence of its young talent in the wealth management sector, scooping no less than nine awards, with five Gold awards amongst them.
- Natalia Fortuna, associate at law firm Ogier – Lawyer of the Year IFC – Associate, Gold
- Anna-Marie Egré (pictured), trust relationship manager at Standard Bank – Trust officer of the Year, Gold
- Sanmari Crous, business development manager at Standard Bank – Future Initiative of the Year, Gold
- Samantha Cook, trust manager at Alex Picot Trust – Trustee of the Year – Manager, Gold
- Ellie Armstrong-Winn, Senior Trust Officer – Senior Trust Officer of the Year category – Gold
- Samantha Cesar, manager at Ocorian -Trustee of the Year – Manager, Silver
- Kelsie Aird, trust officer at Zedra – Trust Officer of the Year, Silver
- James Fox, partner at Ogier – Lawyer of the Year IFC Partner, Silver
- Ben Naylor, director at HSBC (CI) – Trustee of the Year, Director, Bronze
Citywealth Editor, Karen Jones commented: “Citywealth has helped support and mentor young professionals since 2005 and so it gives me great pleasure to congratulate this group of outstanding young talent.”