Distinguished Speaker Breakfast: Charles Bowman, the Lord Mayor of the City of London

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Distinguished Speaker Breakfast: Charles Bowman, the Lord Mayor of the City of London

Please email yammie@britcham.com for more information

Beyond Brexit: building strong partnerships in Asia

During the 10 years the City of London has had a presence in the region, Asia has become the clear leader of global growth.

At this key time whilst the City of London is developing its “Asia Next Decade” strategy, we are delighted to welcome the Lord Mayor of the City of London on his trip to Hong Kong. The Lord Mayor will seek views on priorities, as the corporation looks to deepen partnerships and take advantage of Asia’s rapidly developing digital economy and the regional focus on infrastructure spending. 

Join us at this special breakfast event to hear more about the City of London’s initiatives in the Asian region, and the impact of this on financial services in the UK, Hong Kong and beyond.

About the speaker

Alderman Charles Bowman is the 690th Lord Mayor. He is a senior partner with PwC and Alderman of the Lime Street Ward and served as Sheriff of the City of London in 2015/16.

Charles joined Price Waterhouse in September 1983, qualified as a chartered accountant in 1986 and was admitted to partnership in 1995. His main area of specialism has been delivering audit and capital market transaction services to large listed and multi-national companies – acting as Lead Partner and Global Relationship Partner for a number of PwC’s key clients. Partnership roles have included setting up and leading PwC’s audit and assurance practice looking after the firm’s FTSE 100 and larger listed clients. Other leadership roles have included Non-Executive Director of PwC’s Tax Practice, leading the firm’s Building Public Trust programme and acting as the partner responsible for the firm’s Senior Networking Programme.

Charles has served on the Council of the Institute of Chartered Accountants England & Wales, is a former Chairman of their Audit and Assurance Faculty and also their Assurance Panel. He is the current Chairman of the Audit Quality Forum and sits on the Advisory Panel of The Prince of Wales’ Accounting for Sustainability Project.

Elected as the Alderman of the Ward of Lime Street in May 2013, Charles became the Aldermanic Sheriff of the City of London in September 2015. He has served on a number of the committees of the City of London Corporation including Policy & Resources, Finance, Audit & Risk and Markets. He was also co-Chairman of The City’s Business – with a focus on youth employability.

Ticket includes a hot English breakfast buffet. Please note that Business Attire is required by the Hong Kong Club. Men must wear dress shirts and no jeans or sports shoes are allowed.


This is one of a number of Satellite Events that The British Chamber is hosting in partnership with the GREAT Festival of Innovation.

Find out more here: http://www.britcham.com/events/great-festival-of-innovation


Member $ 400.00 HKD
Non-Member $ 470.00 HKD
  • Reservations in advance are required. Please consider your booking confirmed unless notified otherwise.
  • Business Attire is required by the Hong Kong Club. No jeans or sports shoes.
  • Cancellations must be made in writing 24 hours prior to the event. No shows will be charged.
  • This event is closed to the media.
  • The event will be cancelled if the No.8 Typhoon signal or the Black Rain Storm warning is in force.
  • For further information please email yammie@britcham.com
  • Please make cheques payable to: "The British Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong" & send it to Room 1201 Emperor Group Centre, 288 Hennessy Road, Hong Kong

Distinguished Speaker Breakfast: Charles Bowman, the Lord Mayor of the City of London

Wed, March 21, 2018
08:00 AM - 09:15 AM

Alderman Charles Bowman, the Lord Mayor of the City of London

Victoria Suite, The Hong Kong Club, 1 Jackson Road, Central. Hosted by Andrew Seaton
Contact Person:
Yammie Yuen
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