Head Office

Citywealth, 11a Montagu Mews North, London W1H 2JZ
Telephone: +44 (0)20 7487 5858

Karen Jones Chief executive officer, Editor, Citywealth

Karen founded Citywealth after a career at News International, The Times, and Sunday Times in the legal, financial and recruitment sections. She also ran the Legalease flagship title Legal Business/Asia Pacific Legal 500, and launched Legal Business Awards and Legal 500 parties. Karen then took over In Brief magazine, where she grew the organisation from a buyout where it had gone bankrupt to a successful £500,000-a-year publishing and events business. Her work as a Citywealth CEO was recognised by five New York Stevie Awards: Entrepreneur of the year (2017) for her launch of the digital site, Women helping women (2014, 2015), Innovator of the year (2015), and Entrepreneur of the year (2015). She has mentored those in their first and second job in the City through her Tomorrow Club group for over twelve years. She has also been a consistent champion for womens career advancement in financial services. Karen is a Liveryman of the Guild of Freemen and has been granted Freedom of the City of London. Founder: Digital ratings site: Judge VR awards: Virtual Perceptions 2018. She is also an avid crypto investor. Crypto credentials. First bitcoin purchase: Coinbase June 2017. Crypto education: University of Oxford: Excel, Macro and VB: Running and coding macro. University of Oxford: Said Business School Fintech programme. Stanford University: Computer science basics online. University of California, BerkeleyX mooc: Fundamentals of Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies. New York Institute of Finance: Fundamentals of technical analysis. In 2021 she also launched the Citywealth Family Office in 2021 to focus on crypto investing.

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April French Furnell Publisher and digital editor

For the past decade, April has worked in publishing and communications. She started her career at Law Business Research as the editor of legal directory Who’s Who Legal, and has also held PR roles including PR Manager, EMEA for Reed Smith. April's role encompasses all editorial from the news, to features and interviews, as well as oversight of the awards and digital products.

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Calin Lapuste Head of product & client relationship management

Calin has over seven years’ experience in international private banking, dealing with UHNWIs for one of the largest banks in Central Europe and two years in developing the largest luxury leisure centre in Eastern Europe. In 2015 he joined Citywealth where he manages the sales and marketing department, making sure the products and services are aligned with the market needs to ensure a steady growth space, creating a coordinated strategy for business development. Calin oversees the sales for Citywealth’s awards programmes, advertising opportunities, networking clubs and the Leaders List directory, he travels often to meet existing and potential new clients, building new relationships in international private wealth.

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Rosie Graham Relationship Manager Private Client (USA)

Rosie has over 6 years experience in the Private Client sector working in events and conferences in the UK and internationally. Prior to this Rosie studied law and worked in various law firms before moving into the events industry. Rosie joined Citywealth in 2020 and is focusing on the Powerwomen Awards and building new relationships in the US market.

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Vicente Luckina Bunn Digital Channels Executive

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Dora Seres Admin and Tech Executive

Dora is in charge of keeping Citywealth website, Leaders List directory and databases up to date. She is responsible for sending out invoices, handling debt collection and dealing with all administrative enquiries. Dora also helps with the processing of the Leaders List submissions and manages the Tomorrow, Wealth Professionals and the Powerwomen networking clubs. She has three years of experience in the film and advertising industry with a background in sales.

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Marisa Barton Citywealth Career Coach

Legal background with 25 years worth of career counselling and headhunting experience with global blue chip companies. Experience covers career moves; advice on career chemistry; career progression and redundancy consultation.

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External Agency

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