[Review] City of London Lord Mayor Breakfast

Published on 2019-03-26

British Chamber Shanghai members met with the Lord Mayor of the City of London 2018-2019.

On the morning of 20 March, the British Chamber Shanghai welcomed the Rt. Hon Lord Mayor of the City of London, Alderman Peter Estlin, as well as Alderman William Russell, to join an exclusive breakfast event with more than 30 senior executives at the Mandarin Oriental Pudong.


Shanghai was the Lord Mayor's second stop of his 2019 China tour. During the tour, the Lord Mayor was promoting innovation and technology, championing digital skills, and addressing digital and social inclusion as part of his 'Shaping Tomorrow's City Today' programme. 

At the event with the British Chamber Shanghai members, the Lord Mayor shared the City’s latest update, and opportunities for the UK to work more closely with China in areas such as Fintech and Green Finance. Alderman Peter Estlin answered members' questions on recent hot topics, and also listened to members opinions on the opportunities and challenges for the City to promote itself in China. 

Members from various industries including financial & professional services, legal, construction & real estate, energy & environment, information technology and business services attended this by-invitation-only event.