Distinguished Speaker Breakfast with Alderman Peter Estlin, Lord Mayor of the City of London

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Distinguished Speaker Breakfast with Alderman Peter Estlin, Lord Mayor of the City of London

Please email yammie@britcham.com for more information

Innovation, Skills and Citizenship: Financial and Professional Services in the Digital Era

Join us for a breakfast with Alderman Peter Estlin, Lord Mayor of the City of London. Alderman Estlin will consider opportunities for the UK to work more closely with Hong Kong firms in areas such as Fintech, Green Finance and Cyber. In addition, he will talk about his focus on championing Digital Skills and addressing Digital and Social inclusion. The Lord Mayor will also take this opportunity to highlight London’s continued strength as an international financial centre despite the uncertainties around Brexit.

Alderman Peter Estlin took office as the 691st Lord Mayor of the City of London on 9 November 2018.

His mayoral theme is “Shaping tomorrow’s City today”, promoting digital innovation and smart cities, alongside the importance of digital skills and lifelong learning, ensuring that we have the talent to support business and innovation into the future, as well as ensuring that no one is left behind.

Alderman Peter Estlin is a senior banker with over twenty-five years’ experience with Barclays and Citigroup in London, New York and Hong Kong. He trained as a Chartered Accountant, becoming a partner with Coopers & Lybrand in 1993 before joining Salomon Brothers Asia, as regional CFO. He then served as CFO for Citigroup’s Corporate and Investment Banking divisions in New York and London. In 2001, Peter led the recovery of Citigroup’s banking operations in the immediate aftermath of 9/11, helping to stabilise the US banking system in a time of great turbulence. 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 Interim Group CFO. He is currently a Senior Advisor to Barclays in London. Over the past 15 years he has set up and overseen banking and finance operations in India and South Africa and has been instrumental in the digitisation of the retail banking industry.


This event is hosted by Andrew Seaton. 

Ticket includes a full hot English breakfast buffet.

Please note that Business Attire is required by the Hong Kong Club - collared shirts must be worn by men, and jeans, sandals and sports shoes are not permitted. To see the full list of club rules on dresscode, please click here.

Member $ 450.00 HKD
Non-Member $ 550.00 HKD
Y-Network $360.00 HKD
Startup $360.00 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 with Alderman Peter Estlin, Lord Mayor of the City of London

Tue, February 19, 2019
08:00 AM - 09:30 AM
Victoria Suite, The Hong Kong Club, 1 Jackson Road, Central. Hosted by Andrew Seaton
Contact Person:
Yammie Yuen
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