Members' reception at Greek embassy, London, 15th May 2019

WCIB Liverymen, Freemen and their guests had the privilege of being invited to the Residence of the Greek Ambassador in London on 15th May 2019 where they met the ambassador, HE Dimitris Caramitsos-Tziras for a convivial evening to strengthen links between the UK's financial sector and the Hellenic Republic.  At the end of the evening the Master, Mark Sismey-Durrant, ...

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New Liverymen and Freemen 9th May 2019

On 9th May 2019 the Court met at Furniture Makers Hall in the City of London to clothe 2 new Liverymen and hear 10 new Freemen make their Oaths.  Congratulations to all of them.  After the ceremony the new Liverymen and Freemen met the Master, Wardens and members of Court at an informal reception in Furniture Makers Hall.Here are the new Liverymen and Freemen.  From left to right:...

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The Lord Mayor's Big Curry Lunch 4th April 2018

On 4th April 2019 the Master and the Clerk attended the annual Lord Mayor's Big Curry Lunch at the City of London Guildhall in aid of the Army Benevolent Fund which the Worshipful Company of International Bankers supports every year.  The event broke through the £2 million barrier uniting the City of London to show support for members of Her Majesty’s Armed Forces and Veterans...

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Barrie Ingman wins 2018 WCIB Lombard Trophy

The WCIB Lombard Prize was initiated by Alan Moore CBE in the early 1990’s when he was Chairman of the Lombard Association to reward an outstanding student of the City University (now the Sir John Cass Business School) evening MBA Programme.   Subsequently the Lombard Association was merged with the Bankers Club which, in turn, formed the core base for the formation of the...

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Liveryman Katrina Arnold wins the Joseph King Memorial Trophy

The Joseph King Memorial Trophy is awarded by the Court every year to a member of the Company who has made a great contribution over a number of years.  This year the Trophy was presented to Liveryman Katrina Arnold by the Master at the Mansion House Banquet on 27th February 2019.

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WCIB Mansion House Banquet 27th February 2019

The Company's Annual Banquet was held on 27th February 2019 at The Mansion House where 342 members and guests enjoyed the hospitality of the Lord Mayor, our Immediate Past Master Alderman Peter Estlin and the Lady Mayoress Lindy Estlin.  The guest speaker was WCIB Past Master Bob Wigley who spoke about the challenges facing the financial services industry.  Click on the picture...

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WCIB Prize awarded at Imperial College

The winner of the 2018 WCIB prize at Imperial College Mr Filippo Maria Marino is presented with his award by Atula Abeysekera Professor of Practice (Risk Management) Imperial College London and Liveryman of the Worshipful Company of International Bankers. The prize is awarded to a student who makes the most significant contribution related to international banking or an aspect of finance, in her/...

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The Master's Christmas message

As I write this, I am due to attend the Broad Street Ward Club Carol Service this evening - my last event for the year. What a year it has been and what a last three months as Master.We held a very convivial and enjoyable Liveryman’s lunch last week - the first of two planned for my year.  It is very important that we deliver a positive experience to all our membership and the Liveryman’s...

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Our youngest Freemen

New Freemen made their declarations in front of the Master, Senior Warden, Junior Warden and Clerk on 18th December 2018 at Farmers' & Fletchers' Hall.  Here they are (left to right): James Barnett, Naresh Parshottam, Senior Warden Karina Robinson, Simon Crawshaw Jones, The Master Mark Sismey-Durrant, Rudy Vandaele-Kennedy, Philip White, Peter Pantlin, Junior Warden Deputy John Bennett...

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WCIB participates in the Lord Mayor's Show 10th November 2018

Members of the Worshipful Company of International Bankers and students from some of the London state schools the Company is involved with took part in the Lord Mayor's Show on 10th November 2018 to support Immediate Past Master Alderman Peter Estlin as he became the Lord Mayor of London. 

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