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City of London

City of London skyline taken from the southbank of the River Thames

About City of London

Led by chair Alderman Alastair King, alongside our president, Alderman Sir David Wootton, the IoD City of London branch is based at New Broad Street House.

The City of London branch was founded in 1981 by the late Sir Kenneth Cork who was Lord Mayor of the City between 1978 and 1979. It is one of the larger branches of the IoD. The City branch represents IoD members who work in the banking, finance, insurance, business services and consulting sectors, ranging from directors of small family businesses to the largest City institutions.

At the heart of the world’s top financial centre, the City of London branch offers focus on international events, strong links to the Livery companies, strong contacts with many embassies and extensive partner organisation links. Five Lord Mayors of City of London have been chairmen, and the branch holds its prestigious annual dinner event at the Mansion House, home of the Lord Mayor of City of London.

For Regus room bookings please call +44 (0)870 880 8484


A Celebration of Leadership talent, success and achievement in London and the South

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We are pleased to announce our headline sponsor is Succession.


Succession is the UK’s fastest-growing independent wealth management business and provides bespoke wealth planning for 18,000 private and corporate clients nationwide. We run our company and funds on the key principles of value, trust and absolute excellence. Our aim at all times is to help our clients meet their financial expectations and achieve rich, rewarding financial goals at every stage of their lives.

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Hear from City Members on their positive experiences at our Events

Meet the chair

We talk to Alastair Naisbitt King, The IoD City of London chair, about the business leaders in his region.

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Specialist interest groups

City of London also offers a wide variety of special interest groups for IoD members to connect to like-minded people, from the Financial Services Group to the China special interest group.

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Partners & Sponsors

Take a look at the organisations that are partners and sponsors of IoD City of London

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Contact IoD City

For more information, please contact:

IoD City of London

079 0315 3793

City of London

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New Broad Street House
35 New Broad Street

Open Monday to Friday

8:30am to 6:00pm

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WXN offer

The IoD is partnered with Women’s Executive Network, the leading organisation dedicated to the advancement and recognition of women in management, executive and board roles.

Special offer for IoD members – 50% off your first ticket for any WXN event.