Director of Corporate Communications & PR

Karen Bennett

Karen Bennett
Karen Bennett
Director of Corporate Communications & PR

Karen joined the WIBF team in February 2021, initially to support the awards programme, before joining the management board to support the broader corporate communications and public relations needs of the volunteer-led organisation.

Her day job sees her lead the UK marketing activities for Nedbank Private Wealth, which she joined in January 2019. She brings to the table over 22 years of communications and experience in financial services in Asia, Europe and the UK, primarily in investment and wealth management.

Aside from her support for WIBF, Karen is an ambassador for Insuring Women’s Futures and a member of the board of trustees for International Children’s Trust - a charity focused on helping street kids by partnering with local organisations in Africa, Asia and Latin America.

She holds a B.A. (Hons) in Business Administration from the UK and a Diplombetriebswirt from Germany.

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