About this event

  • Date and time Wed 10 Mar 2021 from 7:00pm to 8:05pm
  • Location Online

Register here to join our In Conversation Live with Sir David Clementi

Sir David Clementi, who has just stepped down as Chairman of the BBC, will be joining Richard Murley, RSM Trustee, for an interesting conversation about his successful and varied career and some of the high profile public and private sector positions he has held over the years. He will also be sharing his thoughts on wider issues including the role of the professions in society and his experience of governance issues.

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Sir David was appointed as Chairman of the BBC in February 2017 and recently stood down on the completion of his 4-year term. He currently chairs the Kings Cross Development partnership. In the past, Sir David has held many high-profile positions including Chairman of Virgin Money from 2011-2015, Chairman of Prudential plc. from 2002-2008, and Deputy Governor of the Bank of England from 1997-2002. Prior to this, he worked at Kleinwort Benson for 22 years, including as Chief Executive, and was heavily involved in the Government’s privatisation programme.

Sir David also served on the Board of the Financial Reporting Council, responsible for the Combined Code of Corporate Governance; from 2003-2004, he carried out a review for the Ministry of Justice of the regulatory framework for legal services in England and Wales – the main recommendations of which formed the basis of the Legal Services Act 2007. In 2015 Sir David was asked by the Secretary of State for Culture, Media & Sport to review the governance and regulatory arrangements for the BBC, reporting in March 2016.

Sir David was an Appointed Trustee of the RSM from 2010-14 and is also a past Warden of Winchester College and Master of the Mercers Company in the City of London.

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The In Conversation Live webinar series will continue our much loved In Conversation events, giving you the opportunity to get first-hand insights into the lives and thoughts of high profile individuals, bringing an intimate, relaxed and entertaining perspective into your living room.    

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