Bruce Carnegie-Brown named new CMI president

21 September 2017 -

Bruce Carnegie-BrownThe Lloyd’s of London and chairman takes over from outgoing president Mike Clasper

Matt Scott

CMI has named Bruce Carnegie-Brown as the institute’s new president. Carnegie-Brown will take over from outgoing president Mike Clasper at today’s AGM.

Currently the chairman of both Lloyd’s of London and Group, Carnegie-Brown brings to the role a wealth of experience from a 30-year career in the City. His other appointments include vice chairman of Banco Santander SA, and he has been a Companion of CMI since 2014.

Carnegie-Brown said: “I’m passionate about the talent of tomorrow and CMI has a great heritage of developing leaders and managers. Investing in young people who have the ideas and motivation to drive businesses forward is essential to helping us grow a globally competitive UK plc.

“I look forward to working with CMI as it builds on its successes, particularly in its professional apprenticeships that will transform how we train our next generation of managers.”

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In his successful career, Carnegie-Brown’s roles have included managing partner of 3i Group plc’s Quoted Private Equity business, CEO of Marsh McLennan’s UK and European businesses and a managing director of JP Morgan. He is also a Trustee of Historic Royal Palaces, a Deputy Lieutenant of Greater London, a Past President of the Institute of Bankers and a member of the Chartered Insurance Institute.

CMI chief executive Ann Francke said: “Bruce brings a wealth of experience across the private and not-for-profit sectors both in the UK and globally. I’m looking forward to working with him to continue CMI’s success as we aim to eliminate the ‘accidental manager’ and raise leadership standards.”

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