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Gemma Godfrey

is a Shorty Award finalist!


Voted the most popular #business influencer on social media & among the 'savviest' on Wall Street - Board Director, TV Broadcaster, Quantum Physicist, Mum.

www.gemmagodfrey.com - 50,829 followers

Finalist in Business Influencer chosen by the community

7 nominations in Science

1 nomination in Brains

1 nomination in Finance

1 nomination in Director

1 nomination in Charity

Campaign Video by Gemma Godfrey

The Shorty Interview with Gemma Godfrey

Why should we vote for you?

To encourage others to cut out jargon, provide thought provoking content and recognise the importance of social media in business.

How do you make your tweets unique?

By clarifying the widely misunderstood & revealing what most have missed. Actionable advice, with insights from business to quantum physics.

140 characters of advice for a new user?

Think less about yourself, more about your audience - what do they want to hear, why and how. Keep things clear, relatable and practical.

What are some words or phrases you refuse to shorten for brevity?

Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia (the fear of long words).

View Gemma Godfrey's complete Shorty Interview

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Biography

Voted the most popular businesswoman on Twitter and the City of London’s “Commentator of the Year”, Gemma Godfrey was named among the “savviest” on Wall Street by the Wall Street Journal. Head of Investment Strategy at Brooks Macdonald, her firm manages in excess of £5.9 billion, across 11 offices. Godfrey directs the Asset Allocation and Investment Committees, and positions the business to achieve long-term strategic goals. Selected by the BBC as one of the Top 100 Women, globally, "striving to make the world a better place", Godfrey is CNBC’s first Official Contributor in Europe. The channel has a reach of more than 390 million households across the world. Profiled by the Sunday Times on the ascent of women in the boardroom, Godfrey is on the Advisory Board of Templars Communications, the Independent Advisory Committee for the largest communal charity in Europe and an Advocate for the Alternative Investment Management Association. She is a quantum physicist by background.

How do you or your organization use social media? What makes your use unique?

Gemma Godfrey uses social media to engage, educate and empower. She advocates that the most powerful messages are often the simplest. Godfrey's ability to cut straight to the heart of an issue has positioned her as a sought-after business influencer. Relating these situations to everyday life, she makes her messages accessible to all. Combining business with personality, her advice is as entertaining as it is practical. Commendations:“No one better at clarifying complex conditions as they unfold” Michael Gurka, Managing Director, Spectrum Asset Management. "Tremendous impact as a strategist, original thinker, and media influence", Daniel Lessard, Corporate Governance, Private Practise. “A unique balance of intelligence combined with a healthy dose of common sense” Martin Rust, Senior Consultant, Strategy Corp. "Entertaining & informative” Michael DiVecchio, Program Manager, U.S. Dept of Homeland Security. "A source of inspiration” Joyce Hanson, Associate Editor, Summit Business Media.

Recent Nominations

February 18, 2014

I nominate @GCGodfrey for a Shorty Award in #BizAuthor because...I see a great value in what she does.

February 18, 2014

I nominate @GCGodfrey for a Shorty Award in #BizAuthor because...she has a focus on women in business

February 18, 2014

I nominate @GCGodfrey for a Shorty Award in #BizAuthor because of superb clarity during interviews. @shortyawards

February 18, 2014

I nominate @GCGodfrey for a Shorty Award in #BizAuthor because she's the most popular businesswoman on Twitter.

February 18, 2014

I nominate @GCGodfrey for a Shorty Award in #BizAuthor because she says it how it is

February 18, 2014

I nominate @GCGodfrey for a Shorty Award in #BizAuthor because she is a great leader!!

February 18, 2014

I nominate @GCGodfrey for a Shorty Award in #BizAuthor because she always has a provocative thought

February 18, 2014

I nominate @GCGodfrey for a Shorty Award in #BizAuthor because... she knows what is talking about !!!

February 18, 2014

I nominate @GCGodfrey for a Shorty Award in #BizAuthor because... She makes technical financial issues accessible

February 18, 2014

I nominate @GCGodfrey for a Shorty Award in #BizAuthor because of her advice in investment strategy.

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About the Shorty Awards

The Shorty Awards honor the best of social media. Millions of people participate in The Shortys to recognize individuals and organizations producing great content on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, YouTube, Foursquare and the rest of the social web. The 7th annual ceremony will be held in April 2015 in New York City and live streamed internationally.

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