ICAS Insights: The Future of the City
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In our final ICAS Insight Breakfast of 2016, we will look at ‘The Future of the City of London’. As the UK prepares to leave the EU what lies in store for one of the World’s leading Financial centres? What does the City need to do to preserve its position at the heart of the Global economy and how does it reshape its relationship with EU and International markets?
At this ICAS Insights Breakfast series this event will offer you the chance to hear from leading figures in the City and have your say on the big issues affecting this sector.
Speakers include Douglas Flint, Group Chairman, HSBC Holdings plc and Martin Gilbert, CEO, Aberdeen Asset Management.
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Martin Gilbert is a co-founder and Chief Executive of Aberdeen Asset Management PLC, the holding company of the fund management group that was established in 1983. Martin graduated from Aberdeen University in 1978 with a MA in Accountancy and LLB in Law. After university he joined Deloittes where he qualified as a Chartered Accountant. In 1982 he joined the investment department of local law firm Brander & Cruikshank, which subsequently became AAM. Under Martin’s leadership, Aberdeen has become one of the world’s leading independent asset managers through a combination of organic growth and acquisition. The Group’s core expertise is in equities, fixed income, alternatives and property and it manages assets for national and corporate pension funds, central banks, financial institutions, charities, foundations and private individuals around the world. It joined the FTSE 100 in March 2012.
Martin was appointed Chairman of the Prudential Regulation Authority's Practitioner Panel in December 2013. He sits on the Board of Directors of the Institute of International Finance. He is also a member of the International Advisory Panel of the Monetary Authority of Singapore and the International Advisory Board of British American Business. Martin is also the Deputy Chairman of SKY PLC. In 2008, Martin was named European Personality of the Year at the Funds Europe Awards. In 2009, he was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Laws by the University of Aberdeen for services to business and entrepreneurship. In 2011, he was named Scotland PLC CEO of the Year at the Business Insider/PwC Scotland PLC Awards. Martin is Adjunct Professor of Finance at Imperial College Business School.
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