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2023 Speakers


Christabel Charles

Christabel Charles

Founder & CEO, SideSparkz

Christabel Charles is the Founder and CEO of SideSparkz, a business consultant, International speaker and mentor. A visionary, disruptive Leader in the Virtual Assistant market space, featured by Virgin and labelled 'a Founder to watch'.

Christabel has over a decade of corporate experience working in top-tier financial institutions and legal firms, including Allen & Overy, Hogan Lovells, Planet Payment and FNZ, most recently as a six-figure Chief of Staff in FinTech.

SideSparkz is an award-winning VA marketplace creating opportunities for UK-based VAs to find clients, gain visibility, grow, learn and inspire. Recently named Top 36 Freelancer companies in London and placed 18th out of 66 in TechRound's SaaS66 2022 across the UK, Europe and the Wider World.

Christabel is passionate about creating better opportunities for Assistants as she understands the challenges and lack of recognition the Assistant role faces.

She graduated with First Class Honours in Business Management (BA).