IQ-EQ Jersey duo shortlisted for a Jersey Finance Rising Star Award

We’re delighted to announce that two of our IQ-EQ Jersey team have been shortlisted in the Jersey Finance Rising Star Awards 2021. Lauren Murphy, Officer, Funds & Institutional, and Megan Hearne, Assistant Manager, Brand and Projects are both up for nomination for this award in their respective categories.

The prestigious Jersey Finance Rising Stars Awards aim to recognise and engage with young local talent in the finance profession. They are a celebration of local successes and achievements, as well as an opportunity for members to reward the next generation of up-and-coming finance professionals in Jersey.

Lauren Murphy, shortlisted in the Funds category first joined the IQ-EQ team via our Trainee Discovery Programme back in 2018, where she worked across our Funds and Private Wealth segments. Despite her age, Lauren has acquired impressive experience successfully taking ownership on a number of complex structures, as well as building strong relationships with both clients and intermediary partners.

Lauren is now actively involved in mentoring and nurturing more junior member of the trainee programme, including supporting the team in the overarching development of the scheme. In addition to her day-to-day role, Lauren is already making her way through her professional qualifications.

Shortlisted in the Marketing category is Brand and Projects Assistant Manager, Megan Hearne. Megan has acquired experience well-beyond her years, working on a full scope of impressive global initiatives as part of IQ-EQ’s busy Group Marketing team. This includes numerous business acquisitions across multiple locations as well as the global rebrand to IQ-EQ.

Alongside her busy role, Megan participated in IQ-EQ’s inaugural Explorer full immersion training programme for high-potential employees, as well as Elevate, our women in leadership training programme. She has also been actively involved in a number of charity initiatives, from Charity Bake off in aid of Worldwide Cancer Research, to batch cooking in support of Grace Trust Jersey.

If you would like to help Lauren and Megan win the “Rising Star” award in their respective categories you can vote for them here: Voting closes on 16 August 2021.

Best of luck!