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- Reflect on their current situation and future plans and share these in confidence with others in the room
- Hear career advice from Sarah Tennant
- Exchange experiences, issues and ideas collaboratively with peers from across the City
- Enhance their continuing professional development and career progression.
The Cityparents Mentoring Team
Louisa Symington-Mills oversees all aspects of Cityparents Ltd's activities, including the mentoring programme. Louisa established Cityparents (then known as Citymothers) in November 2012. For 10 years Louisa pursued a busy career in banking and finance as a top-3 Extel-ranked sell-side analyst covering listed alternative investment funds at Royal Bank of Scotland and then Jefferies, following the sale of RBS Hoare Govett. She subsequently became Chief Operating Officer at LPEQ (www.LPEQ.com), an international association of listed private equity companies. Prior roles were held at M&G Investment Management and a multi-family office. Louisa is married with two children aged 6 and 8, and lives with her family in the UAE.
Sarah Tennant is our Mentoring Programme Adviser. She is an Accredited Executive Coach and Facilitator and established SLT Executive Coaching in 2017 and works across industries with individuals and teams. She specialises in coaching people through career transition points such as parental leave, returning following a career break, outplacement and career change. She thrives on helping people and organisations manage change and build resilience, and is a strong advocate for working cultures that support people to develop their careers at all stages of their lives.