Past Masters interview: Jane Platt CBE and Angus MacLennan

On 20th January as part of the series "Freeman, Liveryman, Master”, the Master invited two Past Masters, Jane Platt CBE (WCIB’s first female Master – 2013) and Angus MacLennan (Master in 2007 and 2012) to speak about their successful careers, their experiences as Master and to give their insights on what the future holds for the City.  

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Master presents to 306 Hospital Support Regiment on Leadership Through Crisis

The Commanding Officer of WCIB's affiliated military Reserve Unit 306 Hospital Support Regiment (306 HSR) Colonel Kelvin Wright VR RAMC (picture left) invited the Master to make a presentation on 28th November to 306 HSR as part of one of its regular virtual training days.  

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Championing the UK’s future success as a global hub for Financial and Professional Service

Over 100 members of the WCIB and Financial Services Group of livery companies registered to hear Damian Nussbaum, Director of Innovation and Growth, City of London Corporation give a fascinating presentation on 23rd November with the subject 'Championing the UK’s future success as a global hub for Financial and

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11 November The Financing and Engineering of Space Technology

A joint event held with the Worshipful Company of Engineers on Zoom explored the strategic significance of the space industry, its technical maturity, investment horizons and risks with a panel including Dr Alice Bunn International Director UK space agency (pictured).

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22 October 2020 Kickstarting diversity and inclusion: who is the D&I agenda for?

Aleida Moore (pictured) joined two other Freemen and Court Assistant John Winter to lead a discussion about diversity and inclusion.

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WCIB YouTube - latest video

Welcome to the wonderful world of the Worshipful Company of International Bankers.

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7 October WCIB Installation Evening

Robert Merrett (pictured) was installed as Master at the Company's first on-line Installation Evening on 7th October.  The guest speaker was Alderman and Sheriff Michael Mainelli.

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International Bankers Golf Society

Following the cancellation of the Spring and Summer meetings, the Golf Society was extremely grateful to Swinley Forest Golf Club for hosting our Autumn meeting on Thursday 1st October in a very safe environment. Sandwiched between days of very wet weather, the day was bathed in sunshine and great golf was enjoyed by all.

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21 September The future of global trade negotiations

Richard Burn, Her Majesty's Trade Commissioner for Europe (pictured) and WCIB Liveryman John Ryan examined the current global trade environment and its implications for geopolitics.  

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WCIB takes part in Inter-Livery Shoot

On 8th September we took part in the Inter-Livery Clay Shooting competition.  82 teams competed over the 2 days - the Horners won but the Gunmakers had 3 teams in the top five. This year was the WCIB’s 8th attempt at covering themselves with glory.

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Virtual Rum tasting Evening 27th August 2020

The Virtual Rum Tasting event held on the 27th of August was hosted by the Whisky Exchange and the person talking us through the tasting experience was Mitch Wilson the Black Tot Rum Global Brand Ambassador from Elixir Distillers.

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St Mary-le-Bow Homeless Young Homeless Project

The WCIB continues to support the St-Mary-le-Bow Young Homeless Project run from the church of St Mary-le-Bow Cheapside where the Rector is the Company's Honorary Chaplain.  Here is an update from Michael Kenny Director of the project on their recent work.

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Covid-19 and the financial system

The Worshipful Company of International Bankers YouTube channel (WCIB Youtube) now features a recording of an interview with Professor Scott Moeller of Cass Business School which took place on 5th June examining some of the implications of the COVID-19 crisis for banking and

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WCIB Election Court news

The Election Court of the Worshipful Company of International Bankers met by Zoom on 6th July 2020 and made the following appointments.

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INTERVIEW WITH THE LORD MAYOR

The 692nd Lord Mayor of the City of London Alderman William Russell joins Karina Robinson, Master of the Worshipful Company of International Bankers, for a chat.

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