Events Archive

The AGM will be followed by an address from Xavier Rolet who was ppointed to the LSE Board in March 2009 and appointed Chief Executive on 20 May 2009. From 2000 to 2008 he was a senior executive at Lehman Brothers. Prior to Lehman Brothers, he held senior positions at Dresdner Kleinwort Benson from 1997 to 2000, Credit Suisse First Boston from 1994 to 1996 and Goldman Sachs from 1984 to 1994.

Event Date Tuesday, 15 September 2015

Robert Bridson is the partner who leads operational tax services within the UK financial services tax business for PWC. He is also responsible for the firm's information reporting and withholding compliance and advisory work. He is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW).

Event Date Tuesday, 14 July 2015
Roger Gifford started his career in finance with SG Warburg (1978–82), working in international banking and capital markets. In 1982 joined a new merchant bank, Skandinaviska Enskilda Bank. Since 2000 he has been SEB's UK country manager.

Sir Roger is a former chairman of the Swedish Chamber of Commerce (UK) and of the Association of Foreign Banks (UK). He is a trustee of St Paul'sFoundation, chair of the City Music Foundation, the English Chamber Orchestra charity among other arts involvements. He is a liveryman and served as Master of the Worshipful Company of International Bankers (2010–11).

Sir Roger joined the Bank Workers Charity Trustee Board in 2011. Following his tenure as Lord Mayor of London, Sir Roger was appointed President of the charity on 1 March 2014. 

Event Date Tuesday, 16 June 2015
Sharon’s management, and risk management, experience for top companies enables her to advise companies impacted by corporate governance and regulatory changes.

Her career has included roles in Company Secretarial for a mining corporation and head office  finance for Blue Circle; she enjoyed a successful stint as chief foreign exchange dealer for Société Générale, and filled a market gap by starting her own  foreign exchange risk management consultancy, which she took to a successful stock market listing.  

Sharon’s entrepreneurial mind, studies, managerial positions and experiences in large corporations, and innovative businesses, have honed her skills.  Sharon’s mission is now focused on business effectiveness and efficiency, using a light touch transparent approach to embedding solutions.

Sharon’s governance knowledge, experience, business objectivity and ability to deal with executives, management and operations ensures a successful delivery of workflows, controls monitoring, risk management, compliance and procedure improvements for customers across a number of industries, including financial services and regulated environments.

Sharon’s qualifications include:-

Chartered Director – UK Institute of Directors including Certificate and Diploma in Company Direction.

MBA - Masters in Business Administration from Witwatersrand Business School (International Accreditation).

Chartered Secretary – Acquired from both UK and SA Institutes of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators.

Event Date Tuesday, 12 May 2015
Retired Welsh International Rugby Union brothers, Andy and Steve Moore established Athlete Career Transition (ACT) based on their own experiences.

Coupled with the fact that professional athletes, from all sports are now retiring from their sporting lives with little knowledge or understanding of the skills they have built up over years of elite competition, ACT, in partnership with Sir Steve Redgrave, have developed a comprehensive transition program for athletes at all stages of their career and beyond. 

This presentation will explain how professional athletes can successfully transfer skills into the most appropriate business environments.

Event Date Tuesday, 14 April 2015