The Directors' Club

Lunches and Events

Dr. Shiraz Maher: “Radicalisation and the foreign-fighter phenomenon”

Dr. Shiraz Maher: “Radicalisation and the foreign-fighter phenomenon”

Back in March 2016, Dr. Shiraz Maher, Senior Research Fellow at the International Centre for the Study of Radicalization (ICSR). discussed with us ‘Radicalisation and the foreign-fighter ...
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Nigel Pullman: Chairman of the City of London Livery Committee

Nigel Pullman: Chairman of the City of London Livery Committee

In November 2014, The Lunch Circle were honoured to have, Nigel Pullman, Chairman of the City of London Livery Committee, as our speaker. Nigel discussed with us the role of Livery Companies in ...
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Dr Edward Salazar: “Putin Adventurism – A New Cold War or Simply Controlled Chaos?”

Dr Edward Salazar: “Putin Adventurism – A New Cold War or Simply Controlled Chaos?”

In October 2014, Dr. Edward Salazar, US Foreign Services (ret). Ed discussed with us “Putin Adventurism — A New Cold War or Simply Controlled Chaos?” Ed Salazar, a former US ...
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Christopher Carson: Wine Tasting

Christopher Carson: Wine Tasting

In the Summer of 2014 we were pleased to invite you to a Wine Event at the Caledonian Club. We experienced new wines from Sicily from Mediterranean Domains and Estates accompanied by Italian nibbles ...
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Sir Nicholas Kenyon: “The arts and the City: the Barbican and the cultural hub of the City”

Sir Nicholas Kenyon: “The arts and the City: the Barbican and the cultural hub of the City”

In February of 2014. We were delighted to have with us Sir Nicholas Kenyon, Managing Director of the Barbican Centre. Before joining the Barbican Centre in October 2007, Sir Nicholas was Controller, ...
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Kate Johnson: Crimestoppers

Kate Johnson: Crimestoppers

In late 2012, Kate Johnston from the Crimestoppers joined us. Crimestoppers is a registered charity.  Its mission is to provide a means to detect, reduce and prevent crime through the provision of ...
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Kirsty Andrew: Corporate Social Responsibility at Williams F1

Kirsty Andrew: Corporate Social Responsibility at Williams F1

In May 2012, The Lunch Circle was lucky enough to have Ms Kirsty Andrew as our guest speaker. Kirsty works as a Business Development Manager at Williams F1. Kirsty joined Williams F1 in 2010 after a ...
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Chantal Coady: Rococo Chocolates

Chantal Coady: Rococo Chocolates

Chantal Coady In March 2011, The Lunch Circle welcomed Chantal Coady, chocolatier par excellence! Chantal, a London native, single-handedly began what could now be termed the “New British ...
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Japanese Event to help victims of the Japanese Quake

Japanese Event to help victims of the Japanese Quake

When the disaster of the Japanese Quake and Tsunami happened in March 2011, The Lunch Circle hosted an important yet very entertaining charity event to help the victims and those affected. Harbert ...
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Tamara Makarenko: Exploring Explosive Investment Markets – How to Make Money in Afghanistan

Tamara Makarenko: Exploring Explosive Investment Markets – How to Make Money in Afghanistan

In 2010, The Lunch Circled welcomed Ms. Tamara Makarenko as our speaker. Her speech titled, “Exploring explosive investment markets – how to make money in Afghanistan”, was ...
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Reception aboard HMS RICHMOND

Reception aboard HMS RICHMOND

Back in July 2010, The Commodore Naval Staff and Commanding Officer HMS RICHMOND to invited us to a Reception onboard HMS RICHMOND. It was an especially unique opportunity for our members to tour an ...
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Tom Meadows: Bees and Beekeepers

Tom Meadows: Bees and Beekeepers

One of our favourite speeches to date was by Tom Meadows, who, in his speech titled, From abacus to apiary, educated us on a fascinating topic: bees and beekeepers! Tom is a chartered accountant ...
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Lieutenant Commander Andrew Griffiths

Lieutenant Commander Andrew Griffiths

Back in early 2010, The Lunch Circle had an incredibly stimulating speech by Lieutenant Commander Andrew Griffiths who worked for the First Sea Lord in the Ministry of Defence. Andrew spoke to us ...
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