Events Archive



Iona is an extremely accomplished commentator, being the founder of the award-winning Young Money Blog, author of ‘Spare Change’, IPSE’s 2018 Freelancer of the Year, as well as the youngest governor of the Pensions Policy Institute.

Iona also enjoys being a founding member of the Next Generation Pensions Committee and an ambassador for the ‘Insuring Women’s Futures’ campaign.

Iona regularly appears on TV and radio as a commentator on young money issues. Her 2018 appearances include Radio 4's PM, Woman's Hour, Late Night Woman's Hour, Moneybox, BBC News Online and Sky News Sunrise.



Event Date Tuesday, 19 February 2019
Event Date Tuesday, 15 January 2019

We are delighted to once again be hosting the SIMA Christmas Drinks on the 12th December. Grant Thornton will kindly be hosting on this occasion.  

This will be an opportunity for our esteemed members to come together and discuss the year passed, and also to look at the year to come; in festive-fashion of course! 

Please contact our team by emailing or by booking through our online portal. 

We hope to see you all there. 


Event Date Wednesday, 12 December 2018

Sir Terry Morgan took over the role of Chairman of Crossrail on 1 June 2009.

Prior to this, he was Chief Executive of Tube Lines, a PPP company that was contracted to maintain and upgrade the infrastructure of the Jubilee, Northern and Piccadilly lines.

  • Terry’s employment record also includes:
  • Group Managing Director, Operations, BAE Systems
  • Group HR Director, BAE Systems
  • Managing Director (Royal Ordnance)
  • Managing Director (Land Rover), Rover Group
  • Operations Director, Rover Group 

Sir Terry has an MSc in Engineering Production & Management, is a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, the Institution of Engineering and Technology and the Institution of Civil Engineers. He is a past President of the CMI (Chartered Management Institute).

Event Date Tuesday, 16 October 2018


The SIMA Annual General Meeting will be followed by a presentation from the next Lord Mayor Peter Estlin. 

Peter Estlin is an Alderman of the City of London where he represents the Coleman Street Ward. He became a chartered accountant and partner with Coopers & Lybrand, was Chief Financial Officer for Salomon Brothers Asia, and then for Citigroup Investment Banking divisions in New York and London. He joined Barclays bank in 2008 and was appointed Acting Group Chief Financial Officer and is now there as an Advisor. 

Event Date Tuesday, 18 September 2018