Overview

Our main objective is to create an interesting, insightful and educational networking forum aimed at less-senior professionals and new entrants to Jersey’s finance industry.

Future Connect includes access to a series of regular networking events, as well as ongoing news, insights and updates on interesting and relevant topics.

This forum is free to Jersey Finance Member firms and provides key benefits such as:

  • The opportunity to hear from expert industry speakers
  • Build relationships and network with your peers
  • Learn more about Jersey Finance and the contribution of the industry to the Island
  • Earn CPD points towards your professional qualification
  • Specific workstreams and schemes
  • Open to those working across all departments and functions within Member firms

2022 Topics

Fast Facts

Over 13,500

Islanders are employed by Jersey finance industry

Every 10 jobs

in Jersey’s finance industry support 9 jobs elsewhere in our local community

More than 3,000

young Islanders have found their first job in finance in the past decade

Over £1m

a day is spent by Jersey finance firms on local goods and services

Why Join Future Connect?

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Future Ready: Careers in Finance
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Your Future in Finance
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A Better Future for Everyone
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How to Join

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If you’re interested in joining our Future Connect forum, send an email to events@jerseyfinance.je and we’ll get you all set up. Please use your work email so we know you’re one of our Members.

Future Connect Mentoring Scheme

New for 2022, our mentoring scheme will match Future Connect Members with a mentor from another member firm. Your mentor will help you in developing your future career in the industry, shaping the experience together in the ways you agree. All our mentors are experienced finance professionals, who will help you develop your skills, advance your goals, and enable you to learn from other’s experiences to reach your full potential.

You can see testimonials from the pilot mentoring scheme here:

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The mentoring scheme will run from September 2022 until March 2023. It starts with a launch event to introduce mentees to their mentor and help establish goals and the structure of your mentoring going forward. Please send an email expressing your interest to become a mentee to Nathalie Andersson by 19 August 2022.

Earn CPD Points Towards Your Professional Qualifications

Attending our insightful events is a great way to earn Continuing Professional Development (CPD) points and one point is equal to one hour of active learning. Employers and professional associations will have different needs for your CPD points so be sure you confirm what you need from them.

If you would like to claim eligible hours towards your professional qualification, please contact our events team and we can provide a certificate of attendance.

For more information regarding CPD, please visit their website here.

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Future Connect FAQs

Between what ages do I qualify to become a Future Connect Member?

We have no age limit on our Future Connect Membership.

What job title do I need to have to become a Future Connect Member?

You don’t need to have a particular job title to become a Future Connect Member, everybody is welcome from all departments! However, the content is aimed at those less-senior professionals or those looking to enhance their career.

Do the topics at the events change each year?

The topics do change each year as we like to try and discuss and education our Future Connect Members on current and relevant topics. We do also have some annual events, such ‘FutureFest’ which is our Future Connect anniversary summer drinks event and our ‘Annual Networking Quiz’.

How many events do you host a year?

Since launching in 2019, we host between 6-8 events each year.

What is the Mentoring Scheme and how do I take part in it?

Registrations for our mentoring scheme opens each year and was created specifically for Future Connect Members. The mentoring scheme will match you with an experienced finance professional, who will help you develop your skills, advance your goals, and enable you to learn from each other’s experience to reach your full potential. Please reach out to Nathalie Andersson to register your interest or to find out more information.

Will I be invited to any of your upcoming events if I sign up?

If you sign up with us, you will automatically start receiving our invitations to our events as well as our quarterly Future Connect Newsletter which includes key updated regarding your Membership as well as key industry news and opportunities for you.

Key contacts

Jasmine Hamilton › Global Events Manager, Jersey Finance
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Karolina Pilcher › Senior Strategy and Research Manager, Jersey Finance
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