Events Archive

Roger Bootle is the author of The Trouble with Europe: Why the EU isn't working.

With the EU referendum firmly on the horizon, this presentation will be of significant interest.

Roger Bootle is one of the City of London’s best-known economists. As well as running Capital Economics, which he founded in 1999, Roger is also a Specialist Adviser to the House of Commons Treasury Committee and an Honorary Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries. He was formerly Group Chief Economist of HSBC and, under the previous Conservative government, he was appointed one of the Chancellor’s panel of Independent Economic Advisers, the so-called “Wise Men’.

In 2012, Roger and a team from Capital Economics won the Wolfson Prize, the second biggest prize in Economics after the Nobel.

Event Date Tuesday, 15 March 2016

John Fletcher was born but his childhood was spent in Buenos Aires and on his return to the UK he was educated at Welbeck College and R.M.A. Sandhurst.

He was commissioned by the Royal Corps of Signals in 1972 and served worldwide, including three operational tours. John retired from the regular army in 1982.

He settled in London, working in private security, and joined the T.A. in the parachute squadron of 39 (City of London) Signal Regiment.

John is a qualified B.S.A.C. scuba instructor and has completed over 1000 dives.

Venue and time for this event to be decided.

Event Date Tuesday, 09 February 2016
The speaker is Andrew Walker. He is a writer, a self confessed "successful tech entrepreneur" and involved in some really interesting projects, from helping companies raise crowdfunding to exploring new kinds of economics and alternative business models for online TV show Renegade Economist. 
 
Andrew is also an ex-CEO, ex-CIO, ex-MD, ex-CD, ex-designer, ex-games developer... with 20 years in digital tech. I've co-founded three companies, worked at seven. Apart from his own tech companies he's worked with magazines, newspapers, ad agencies... even branded social media channels. Digital, writing, comms, product development, strategy, design, data mining... professional geek stuff.
 
He talks and writes about future technology, economic trends, the environment and digital culture. His first book is called "Screwproof" about practical thinking tools to help people avoid bad business decision making. In an interview recently they said he was "writing about the applications of cognitive theory to everyday life" which basically sums up business and tech start-ups perfectly.
Event Date Tuesday, 12 January 2016

Nick Hungerford CEO Nutmeg.

Event Date Tuesday, 01 December 2015
Tony Hetherington is an investigative journalist specialising in fraud. He writes regularly for the Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday  and other national publications. He is very much a 'people's champion' exposing what is wrong in financial services. Currently the City of London Wealth management Awards Financial Jounalist of the Year. Previously, Tony was a member of the Financial Services Consumer Panel, a statutory body advising the Board of the FSA. This specialist role related to financial crime, intelligence gathering and analysis, and enforcement.
Event Date Tuesday, 17 November 2015