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