Institute of Directors, City of London, China Group. London Capital Club, Abchurch Lane, City of London.
It was a great honour to be invited to attend IOD China Groups 10 year anniversary along with David Stringer-Lamarre, within his role as Chairman of the Institute of Directors, City of London was pleased to attend and speak at this important landmark event. The China Group was set up in 2006 by the then IoD City of London Chairman Sir David Brewer KG CMG CVO JP, Mei Sim Lai OBE DL & Andrew KP Leung; the first Chairman of the China Group. All three were present at this dinner.
Sir David Brewer KG CMG CVO JP spoke on the topic of ‘UK China – A Personal Perspective’. Andrew KP Leung shared his views about the relationships between China, Hong Kong and the UK. Mei Sim Lai OBE DL spoke of the various activities of the China Group since 2006 and outlined plans for future events. David Stringer-Lamarre reflected upon the economic and cultural links between the UK and China, noting the opportunities presented during the Golden Era and One Belt One Road. Mention was made of ongoing development following the result of the EU referendum. Two sopranos performed pieces from the West and China: Chen Wang and Beibei Wang.
Left to right: Sir David Brewer, Andrew KP Leung, Mei Sim Lai, David Stringer-Lamarre & Lord Clement-Jones