Special Breakfast – London: A Continued International Financial Centre Post Brexit
Supported by HSBC, the BCCK will be hosting a Special Breakfast with the City of London’s Lord Mayor, accompanied by HMA, Simon Smith and Mike Welch, Head of Trade & Investment. The Lord Mayor, Mr. Alderman Peter Estlin, will speak on the following topics:
- * Key areas of focus of his visit which will be around promoting the UK’s creativity and innovation in Asset Management, Fintech and Green Finance in particular and seeking opportunities to work more closely with Korean firms in these areas;
- * Championing Digital Skills and addressing Digital and Social inclusion; and
- * Continued strength of London as an international financial centre notwithstanding the uncertainties around Brexit
Mr. Alderman Peter Estlin, The Lord Mayor of the City of London
Alderman Peter Estlin is the 691st Lord Mayor of the City of London. He is a Senior Advisor to Barclays plc. He trained as a Chartered Accountant, becoming a partner with Coopers & Lybrand in 1993. The majority of his career has been spent in Banking, initially as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for Salomon Brothers Asia, then CFO for Citigroup’s Investment and Corporate Banking divisions in New York and London. He joined Barclays in 2008 as Group Financial Controller and has been CFO of the Retail & Business Banking and Non-Core divisions as well as Acting Group CFO.