Senior management team

Katerina, CEO at The BrokerageKaterina Rudiger, Chief Executive Officer
Katerina joined The Brokerage as Chief Executive Officer in June 2019 from CIPD, the professional body for HR where she set up and ran their community investment and campaigns function. Katerina developed employer campaigns on youth employment and large scale volunteering and mentoring programmes, matching HR professionals with jobseekers and schools. She started her career in research and policy, working on skills and employment issues for think tanks and government bodies in the UK and Brussels.

Katerina is passionate about creating a better and fairer world of work. She is excited by The Brokerage’s potential to be a key catalyst for change at scale when it comes to social mobility, as well as The Brokerage itself as a great place to work.

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Rosa, Head of Partnerships at The BrokerageRosa Morgan-Baker, Head of Partnerships
Rosa joined The Brokerage in October 2012. After managing a range of programmes on our programmes team, she joined the senior management team in October 2015 and was made Head of Partnerships in April 2016.

Rosa works closely with companies to help build their HR and CSR programmes to attract and support young people from non-advantaged backgrounds. Her favourite part of her role is seeing how inspired young people are after meeting volunteers at our partner companies.

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Programmes team

Kieron, Senior Programme Manager at The BrokerageKieron Lock, Senior Programme Manager
Having joined The Brokerage in July 2016, Kieron oversees a range of initiatives aimed at Year 12 and 13 students and undergraduates, including Fast Track, the Summer Placement Programme and bespoke programmes. He also has responsibility for the design and delivery of Year 12 mentoring programmes.

Kieron has extensive experience within the education sector, having worked as a history teacher, learning resource centre manager and teaching assistant in primary and secondary schools across London.

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Susheel, Programme Manager at The BrokerageSusheel Sharma, Programme Manager
Susheel joined The Brokerage in December 2018 as a Programme Manager. Since graduating from university at Birmingham City University where she studied marketing and economics, Susheel has worked at schools in the Black Country and North London, in a careers and enrichment capacity. She loves seeing students go out of their comfort zones and embracing new, potentially life changing opportunities.

At The Brokerage, Susheel manages the Summer Placement Programme, helping young people gain crucial insight and experience of the working world, as well as other programmes targeted at Year 12 and 13 students and undergraduates throughout the year.

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Fabrice, Relationship Manager at The BrokerageFabrice Yala, Relationship Manager, Lloyd’s Community Programme
Fabrice joined The Brokerage in April 2019, having previously worked for a leading educational charity geared towards advancing access to top universities for students from disadvantaged backgrounds.

Taking up the role of relationship manager for Lloyd’s Community Programme, Fabrice looks forward to working closely with The Brokerage’s corporate partners to deliver programmes and initiatives that will work towards increasing social mobility and diversity within the workplace.

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Tom Slatter, Senior Programme Manager at The BrokerageTom Slatter, Senior Programme Manager (education and impact)
Having previously worked as a secondary school teacher, Tom now leads The Brokerage’s education programmes and impact measurement. He liaises closely with schools, organising and leading workshops at top firms in the City and London’s financial districts to give young people insights into career opportunities.

One of his favourite activities to lead is The Trading Game, an interactive stock market simulation. The best part of his job is seeing young people progress into paid roles.
 

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Steven, Programme Manager at The BrokerageSteven Champion, Programme Manager
Steven joined The Brokerage in January 2019, having previously worked for a leading financial education charity where he helped build a nationwide financial education and behaviour change programme for primary aged children.

A qualified teacher and former City-based recruitment consultant, Steven now looks forward to managing the suite of school programmes at The Brokerage and working across sectors in the City to help young people mobilise their talent.

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Eri, Programme Administrator at The BrokerageEri Arakawa, Programme Administrator
Eri joined The Brokerage in January 2019 as a Programme Administrator, bringing with her a wide variety of experience from finance, pharmaceutical, healthcare PR and, most recently, at a children’s reading charity.

As a born and bred Londoner from an ethnic minority, Eri is passionate about supporting young people regardless of their background and is looking forward to making a difference to the next generation.

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Partnerships and marketing team

Jo, Marketing and Communications Manager at The BrokerageJoanne Turrell, Marketing and Communications Manager

Jo joined The Brokerage in May 2016, having graduated from Sheffield Hallam University in Marketing, Communications & Advertising in 2015.

Jo makes it her business to spread word of The Brokerage far and wide, championing our successes and raising awareness via our website, the media and social media. She also takes the lead on Challenge Fundraising and looks after our alumni community.

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Josie, Partnerships and Fundraising OfficerJosie Taylor, Partnerships and Fundraising Officer
Josie joined The Brokerage in January 2019. Josie graduated from the University of East Anglia with a degree in international development. Since graduating, she has gained experience with education charities abroad, including an internship with Street Child of Nepal. During this time she realised she wanted to shift her focus to helping non-advantaged young people within London.

Josie’s responsibilities at The Brokerage include building relationships with key partners to help secure opportunities for our young people.

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Sessional workers

Karen, Sessional Worker at The BrokerageKaren Rosen, Sessional Worker
Karen Rosen joined The Brokerage in February 2018. She has a law degree from the University of Southern California and has worked in the education sector for over 20 years, at a university, in charities and museums. She enjoys working with young people, helping them to reach their potential.

At The Brokerage, Karen helps to raise aspirations of young people by delivering workshops to introduce them to the various career opportunities available within financial, professional and related services.


Teresa, Sessional Worker at The BrokerageTeresa Raynolds, Sessional Worker
Teresa is a qualified youth work professional specialising in delivering workshops, talks and mentoring to young people. She has worked with more than 2,000 young people in London and the south of England and has 12 years of experience in the youth sector.

 

 


Oris IkomiOris Ikomi, Sessional Worker
Oris is a business professional with a background in coaching, business development, and working with global brands to engage talents. He loves connecting people and seeing individuals realise their potential.

  

 

 


 

Selina Brown, Sessional Worker
Selina is an accomplished faciltator with over 5 years’ experience of delivering and writing workshops/courses within the corporate and creative field. She is passionate about empowering individuals through creativity and has created innovative workshops for vulnerable adults and young people focussing on building their self-esteem to enable their inner voice. 

 

 

 

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