Black Finance Talks

Friday 6th October

6pm – 9.30pm

We speak with some of the experts in the financial industry about how they achieved success within their career, with a notable lack of diversity within this industry the black finance show aims to offer tips on how to successfully navigate a career in finance. We also speak with entrepreneurs who will offer advice on access to finance, alternative finance and scaling up your business.

Who is this for?
We invite anyone interested in pursuing a career in finance as well as entrepreneurs who need financial advice and education. Regardless of your race this is a fantastic session for you to attend.

Speakers TBC

Bola Sol

Finance Expert & Author

Emmanuel Asuquo

Financial advisor

Emmanuel Asuquo is a renowned, financial advisor, media personality, wealth-building entrepreneur and international speaker. Emmanuel stepped into the world of multimillion-pound finance at the age of 22, quickly ascending to become one of the UK’s top ranked financial advisors/managers.

Following all his success, Emmanuel has been approached by the press and was featured on the BBC, the Telegraph and then brought into the homes of millions across the UK as Co-host and authority on Channel 4′s 2019 programme, ‘Save Well, Spend Better’ and Your Money And Your Life, on BBC One in June 2020.

Timi Merriman-Johnson

Founder, Mr MoneyJar

Timi Merriman-Johnson is an award-winning financial content creator, podcaster, author and founder of Mr MoneyJar, a UK-based financial education company.

Mr MoneyJar offers accessible, practical financial guidance, through digital content, events and 1-2-1 coaching, and has been featured on the BBC, ITV News and Sky News.

Timi is an ambassador at National Numeracy, an independent UK charity that promotes the importance of numeracy through creating educational content for all, covering topics such as budgeting, saving, getting on the property ladder and investing.

Timi is also the host of The Mr MoneyJar Show, a weekly financial news podcast.

Debodun Osekita

Investing Coach, Stock Pickers Academy

Debodun is the founder of founder of Stock Pickers Academy, a non-advisory community of over 5000 beginners and experienced investors
coming together as one to leverage each other to make better decisions on money management and to build wealth slowly. He has over 12 years instituitonal experience as a trader at Investment banks like Goldman Sachs, Barclays and more recently G-Research, a Quantitative Hedge Fund. He is also the markets coach at Rare Recruitment prepping candidates from diverse ethnic backgrounds for assessment centres and interviews for trading floors across the city.

Chenelle Ansah

Partner at Cornerstone Partners & CEO of Nell Consulting

Passionate about the intersectionality between Diversity, Fintech and Climate Change. Recently awarded Innovate Finance’s Standout Women in Fintech on Innovate UK’s Fintech Power list 2021. Chenelle is an Investor, Consultant and Advisor who has worked at the intersection of Fintech and Diversity for over 10 years. She is the founder of Nell Consulting, Partner at Cornerstone Partners and Chairman of the Investment Committee at Crisis Venture Studio.

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