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Katie Partridge

CEO of Saphira Group

President of LifeToken Software, Inc.

London, UK

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Katie Partridge’s Biography

Katie Partridge is the CEO of Saphira Group, a private investment office headquartered in London with a presence in the US and the Middle East. She is also President of Lifetoken Inc, the universal tokenised rewards platform.

Saphira is responsible for the management of ultra-high net worth individuals' global assets. Saphira Real Estate is the real estate advisory arm of the business and Saphira Technology Partners focuses on private equity investments.

Katie is the Founder and Chairwoman of Johara Global, a social enterprise organisation that fosters female leadership and cross-cultural understanding between the East and the West via tailored leadership, social entrepreneurship and mentorship programmes. The Four Pillars of the initiative also offer bespoke content on Education, Philanthropy, Entrepreneurship and Wellbeing through a digital platform and live events.

Her institutional investment career includes working at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette, Credit Suisse First Boston and Caledonia Investments plc. Prior to founding Saphira, Katie was responsible for the real assets...
Katie Partridge is the CEO of Saphira Group, a private investment office headquartered in London with a presence in the US and the Middle East. She is also President of Lifetoken Inc, the universal tokenised rewards platform.

Saphira is responsible for the management of ultra-high net worth individuals' global assets. Saphira Real Estate is the real estate advisory arm of the business and Saphira Technology Partners focuses on private equity investments.

Katie is the Founder and Chairwoman of Johara Global, a social enterprise organisation that fosters female leadership and cross-cultural understanding between the East and the West via tailored leadership, social entrepreneurship and mentorship programmes. The Four Pillars of the initiative also offer bespoke content on Education, Philanthropy, Entrepreneurship and Wellbeing through a digital platform and live events.

Her institutional investment career includes working at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette, Credit Suisse First Boston and Caledonia Investments plc. Prior to founding Saphira, Katie was responsible for the real assets investment arm of WMG Advisors, a multi-family office. Before that, she was a Managing Director at Hannam & Partners (previously Strand Partners), a privately owned merchant bank that specialises in corporate finance and M&A transactions.

Katie believes in making a difference at grassroots level and is a Founding Trustee of The Childhood Trust, a charity that supports the alleviation of childhood poverty and early development struggles of children in London. CHT raises millions of pounds in funds every year and distributes grants supporting projects that assist in the practical, emotional and inspirational needs of over 250,000 disadvantaged children.

She is also an avid supporter of the Arts through patronage of a number of significant UK-based organisations.

Katie graduated from Queen Mary University of London with a Bachelor of Science Honours in Economics and Politics.
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Katie Partridge’s Background

Saphira Group
CEO
Oct 2016 - Present
London, UK
Saphira Group is a private investment family office mandated to strategically invest in the global assets of ultra-high net worth individuals, largely in real estate and private equity. The group also has interests in healthcare, agriculture, education, financial services, entertainment and related technology investments.
LifeToken Software, Inc.
President
Jan 2022 - Present
London, UK
LifeToken is a programme, community, and exchange that is used to engage audiences all over the world, notably customers, employees, and the fan bases of social influencers. DYME is a tokenized reward that people get within LifeToken for completing various tasks, activities, and events, both online and offline.
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Board Positions

Johara Global
Founder and Chairwoman
Apr 2019 - Present
London, UK
Johara Global is an exclusive social enterprise membership network designed for Middle Eastern women and select international women. The organisation provides a platform for this generation's female leaders and the next generation's trailblazers to come together and engage with each other, share knowledge and experiences, and support each other.

Advisory Roles

Dr. Lami
Advisory Board Member
Beverly Hills, CA, USA
Dr. Lami provides wealth therapy services, including wealth coaching and workshops. Katie offers her expertise and experiences of working with ultra-high net worth individuals as a member of Dr. Lami’s advisory board.
Muhammad Ali Center
Advisory Board Member
2017 - 2018
Louisville, KY, USA
The Muhammad Ali Center is a non-profit museum. The cultural centre's mission is to preserve and share the ideals and legacy of Muhammad Ali. Guided by his six core principles, the centre promotes respect, hope and understanding, as well as inspiring adults and children everywhere to be the best possible versions of themselves.

Other Business Interests

New Renaissance Film Festival
Patron
Jan 2022 - Present
London, UK
The New Renaissance Film Festival (NRFF) provides exceptional independent filmmakers from all around the world a platform to showcase their work.

Publications

300 Years of Leadership and Innovation
Contributor
2021
The book 300 Years of Leadership and Innovation was created by a team of pioneering leaders and distinguished academics. Katie contributed to the book, in which she discusses how she is breaking down cultural and business barriers between the Middle East and the West.

Charitable Interests

The Childhood Trust
Founding Trustee
2012 - Present
London, UK
The Childhood Trust is a charity that provides grants and raises funds for children affected by poverty in London. The trust partners with grassroots charities, initiatives and projects that assist with alleviating the struggles some children face. The work of the trust also supports the development of education, well-being and development.

Katie Partridge’s Education

Queen Mary University of London
Bsc (Honors) in Economics and Politics

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