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Catalyst for Career Growth: Unleashing Your Full Potential

Jersey Finance is delighted to invite our Future Connect Members to join us for our second Future Connect event of 2024. The ‘Catalyst for Career Growth: Unleashing Your Full Potential’ event will take place on Tuesday 16 April 2024, and for the first time, we are running this as a networking breakfast session, between 8.30 am – 10.00 am.

At this interactive event, our guest speaker Laura MacDonald from Prosper, will host a short session on professional growth and exploring ways to unleash your full potential. This will be followed by a networking session with refreshments.

Tips on how to unleash your full potential in the workspace include:

  • Break your career goal into small, achievable goals.
  • Build your professional network.
  • Expand your skillset.
  • Track your progress.
  • Ask for feedback.

More information about the venue, agenda and speakers will follow soon.

For any other queries, please contact our events team.


Karolina Pilcher › Senior Strategy and Research Manager, Jersey Finance
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Karolina joined Jersey Finance as Strategic Projects Manager in May 2016, becoming Senior Manager in 2017.

Karolina is a qualified chartered accountant and a fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. Previous to Jersey Finance Karolina was an Advisory Manager with PwC in the Channel Islands where is she has managed a number of consultancy projects including regulatory and AML related projects at financial services providers and worked on the design and implementation of a new operating model for one of the leading global providers of financial services to institutional investors.

Karolina has worked with PwC for 9 years where she initially joined the Jersey tax practise with a focus on the tax regime for offshore funds. In 2010, Karolina joined the firm’s Advisory and Assurance teams working mainly on audit engagements with an asset management focus including private equity and fund of funds structures.

Karolina’s role at Jersey Finance is to lead a highly focused team dealing with projects and initiatives in the development of the finance industry.

Laura MacDonald

Laura MacDonald Director, Prosper Limited

Laura MacDonald founded Prosper in 2023 and provides a bespoke mentorship and recruitment service to local school leavers and graduates. Having spent 16 years working in the corporate sector, followed by over 3 years as a HR and Business Manager in a local secondary school, Laura identified an invaluable missing link between local students who choose to remain on-island, and corporate work placements. Having had a strong focus on recruitment and a number of years working with young people in Jersey through her role a Designated Safeguarding Lead, Laura has extensive knowledge and understanding of wellbeing and safeguarding best practice. Laura is passionate about creating opportunities for businesses to grow through early recruitment of local students and is dedicated to providing the best support for both the business and student through a bespoke mentorship programme that provides a clear and structured career pathway.





8.30 am

Registration and Networking


Welcome from Jersey Finance 

  • Nathalie Andersson, Strategy and Research Manager, Jersey Finance
9.00 am
9.05 am

Interactive Session – Catalyst for Career Growth: Unleashing Your Full Potential


Networking and Refreshments

9.35 am
10.00 am

Event Ends

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