Our principal guests at our Installation Court Dinner were left to right: Honorary Chaplain George Bush, Middle Warden Tim Skeet, Senior Warden Nick Garnish, Master International Banker Angela Knight CBE, Immediate Past Master International Banker Jason Van Praagh, the Governor of the Bank of England Dr Andrew Bailey, Prof Cheryl Schonhardt-Bailey, Master Draper Tom Harris, Master Merchant Tayl
Congratulations to the new Master International Banker and her team of Wardens following their installation ceremony on 4 October at Drapers' Hall. Left to right: Junior Warden Ali Miraj, Senior Warden Nick Garnish, Master Angela Knight CBE and Middle Warden Tim Skeet.
The Financial Services Group of livery companies held an event on January 11:‘Sustainable Finance: The World in 2023 2022 was a turbulent year for markets, and sustainable finance didn’t come through unscathed’.Check out the video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4j5t6dXY04o
On a sunny day at the end of June the Master and Mistress attended the Brigantes Breakfast in Blackpool. The Brigantes are the liverymen based in the North of England. Here is a portfolio of photographs from the 2022 Brigantes Breakfast held at The Tower, Blackpool, on Thursday 30 June.
WCIB Liveryman George Copus died on 13th May 2022 aged 97. George was one of the very earliest Freemen in the Compnay, joining it in June 2001 from the Overseas Bankers Club. He became a Liveryman in 2006 and was an enthusiastic supporter of the Company and particularly our Charity and Education work. Click on this link to read an obituary of George's remarkable life: