Investment Journalist of the Year (Consumer)

The Telegraph's Lauren Almeida collects her trophy from Augustine Chipungu, PR Manager at Schroders and awards host Ayesha Hazarika MBE


Lauren Almeida, Telegraph Media Group

A strong shortlist for this category meant there were a variety of views from the judges going into the panel discussion. After a lively debate, Telegraph Media Group’s Lauren Almeida emerged as the winner.

“Compelling work from Lauren, proving investment journalism can make a real difference to readers and everyday investors,” commented one judge. “Lauren’s entry ticked all the boxes on sourcing, originality, investigations, and calls to action,” said another.


Lauren Almeida, Telegraph Media Group

David Brenchley, The Times and The Sunday Times

Moira O'Neill, Financial Times Money

Jeffrey Prestridge, The Mail on Sunday

Rachel Rickard Straus, The Mail on Sunday

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Founded in 1804, Schroders is one of Europe’s largest independent investment management firms by assets under management. As at 30 June 2022, assets under management were £773.4 billion (€898.4 billion; $939.2 billion). The founding family remain a core shareholder, holding approximately 48% of the firm’s voting shares. Schroders has continued to deliver strong financial results, has market capitalisation of circa £7.7 billion and employs over 5,800 people across 38 locations.

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