Mark Yeandle is the lead author and co-creator of the Global Financial Centres Index (GFCI) which ranks the competitiveness of global financial centres. Previously, Mark’s background was in consumer goods marketing and he has held senior marketing management positions at companies including Liberty, Mulberry, Sanderson and Carlton. His experience includes launching new brands, company acquisitions & disposals and major change management programmes.
|Event Date||Tuesday, 10 October 2017|
David Morrey, Regulatory Partner, Head of Investment Management
David is a Regulatory partner in the Financial Services Group (FSG)'s regulatory risk management practice, and is also Head of Investment Management.
He help clients dealing with the challenges of current regulation or emerging requirements. David is one of the most active individuals in the UK carrying out 'Skilled Person Reviews' instigated by the regulator, alongside frequently advising firms on how to respond to regulatory investigations.
He has specialist expertise in a wide range of conduct matters, both wholesale market issues within the securities and investment management sectors, and retail issues within the wealth management, advisory and lending sectors.
He will be covering Brexit and the impact on Financial Services – and will likely also give a brief overview of current regulatory change including the impact of MiFID II, SM&CR.
|Event Date||Tuesday, 26 September 2017|
Following the AGM, Alexander "Alex" Deane who is an English writer, political commentator and consultant will address the membership.
Mr. Deane has more than 10 years’ experience in advocacy and has worked with numerous high profile individuals and companies in a senior advisory capacity. A Cambridge graduate, Mr. Deane practiced as a barrister for several years. He served as the founding Director of Big Brother watch and often appears in the media as a political commentator; he is a Sky News regular and a BBC Dateline London panellist An active member of the Conservative party since 1995, Mr. Deane served as Chief of Staff to David Cameron and Tim Collins during their respective periods as Shadow Secretaries of State for Education in opposition. In 2007, he was asked to serve as an adviser to the Liberal Party's campaign for re-election at the federal polls under John Howard. For six years, Mr. Deane was an elected Common Councilman in the City of London, serving on the main decision-making body, the Policy and Resources Committee.
|Event Date||Tuesday, 19 September 2017|
Jay is a member of the Bank's Greater London Agency Network, responsible for assessing economic and financial conditions affecting businesses, collecting market intelligence from the real-economy and providing input to the MPC and FPC.
As the Bank's “eyes, ears and voice”, he is also responsible for collecting information about trends and developments across the country, and explaining the Bank’s policy decisions to local businesses, industry and labour groups.
|Event Date||Tuesday, 20 June 2017|