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Assignments and adventures

Members' Articles

Over recent years, our members have contributed a host of articles to our regular monthly newsletters. These articles have covered a wide range of topics, both personal and professional, around their work and travel. They are gathered here under this heading, in reverse chronological order.

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The Education Supper.... (Education Lecture)

Unconscious Bias and the Management Consultant

Enduring City Values

The City Values Forum worked to embed the principles of trust and integrity in the financial and business services sector and to improve business cultures and behaviours.  It was formed in 2011 on the initiative of the Worshipful Company of Management Consultants, to deliver the recommendations of The Lord Mayor’s Initiative ‘Restoring Trust in the City’.  It was constituted as an informal working group reporting to successive Lord Mayors during their year in office.   The City Values Forum had three main priorities namely to:

Faith Group - The Longer-Term Impacts of the Pandemic

John Watson reports:  "A wide audience from our own and other livery companies were privileged to hear contributions from two eminent speakers at our virtual Faith Group event on 23rd June.  We had thoughtful reflections by Bishop Graham Tomlin and Rabbi Jonathan Romain, both of whom spoke on the subject of “the longer-term impacts of the pandemic and the contribution that faith communities can make.”

Master Denise introduced the speakers and Bishop Graham kicked off, focusing on 4 areas where faith communities could have a role:

Our next Master: Nick Bush recalls her (and his) rock’n’roll years

Nick Bush recalls the Master Elect's rock’n’roll years (and his):

Cass Centre for Charity Effectiveness hosts NACC Conference.

On the 16th July, several members, including the Master Elect, all of whom had been involved in various initiatives at Cass Centre for Charity Effectiveness (Cass CCE) over the past few years attended a Company sponsored reception at this Conference. Alex Skailes describes the whole conference:  

Financial Services Group trip to China - August 2019

Frank Brown Reports on the recent FSG trip to China:

Pro-bono: keeping in touch after the end of an assignment...

Therapy for wounded ex-service people, plus job assistance for those leaving the military...

My memories of Treloar's....

My family lived in an apartment in an old 3-storey mansion in the school grounds...

Shopping Talk on the 10th of April 2019...

And so a very seductive invitation from Patrick Chapman [Past Master and current Pro Bono Chairman] to something billed as a ‘Shop Talk’...

The Worshipful Company of Management Consultants : What’s it all about then...?

Reporting on the fun and learning of my first year of getting stuck in...


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