The Guild is governed by the Court, which is made up of the Master, Wardens, Past Masters and Court Assistants. The Master and Wardens are elected annually at the Election Court in July, and take office at the Installation Court in November. The Clerk is the Chief Executive of the Guild.

MasterKate Jolly

Senior Warden: Alderman Peter Hewitt JP

Middle Warden: Lee Robertson – Master Elect

Junior Warden: Rick Lowe – Middle Warden Elect

Immediate Past MasterAlderman Sir Paul Judge – Died 21st May, 2017

Honorary Treasurer: Ian Taylor

Clerk: Duncan Simms

Clerk Emeritus: Adele Thorpe

Court Assistants:

  • Lars Andersen – Junior Warden Elect
  • Judith Donovan CBE (Chair, PRIME)
  • Shernaz Engineer (Chair, Membership)
  • Neil Fullbrook (Chair, Events & Fellowship)
  • Rupa Ganatra
  • Judy Hadden (Chair, Outreach)
  • Jenny Hogan
  • Ronan Kearney
  • Nicola Manning (Chair, Education)
  • Neil Partridge (Chair, Awards)
  • Tom Simmonds
  • Fiona Taylor
  • Ian Taylor (Chair, Finance)
  • Pippa Watmough

Honorary Chaplain: Freeman The Reverend Bertrand Olivier, All Hallows’ by the Tower