Patron, Officers and Clerks


Adèle Thorpe    (elected 6 November 2019)


Past Presidents Since 1914


The Rt. Hon. The Lord Mayor

Senior Vice-President

Nicholas Somers

Junior Vice President

Keith Baker LLB FCIL

Honorary Secretary

Jane Platt CBE

Honorary Treasurer

Simon Bentley

Immediate Past President

Dr Trevor Brignall PhD DBA MA MBA DMS DipM CIOM

Honorary Solicitor

Robert Bond BA (Law), FSALS, CCEP


Liz Wicksteed

Assistant Clerk

Debbie Johnson

photo credit Andrew Sillett

Officers and Clerk for 2019-20: Left to right : front row:  Nic Somers (Senior Vice President), Adele Thorpe (President), Keith Baker (Junior Vice President), Jane Platt CBE (Hon. Secretary).

back row: Liz Wicksteed (Clerk), Robert Bond (Hon. Solicitor), Simon Bentley (Hon. Treasurer)