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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 Guild employs a Clerk, appointed by the Court, who is the Guild’s Chief Executive Officer.

MasterPeter Hewitt JP

Senior Warden: Rick Lowe (Master Elect)

Middle Warden:  Lars Andersen (Senior Warden Elect)

Junior WardenJudy Hadden (Middle Warden Elect)

Immediate Past Master:  Lee Robertson (2017-18)

Hon. Treasurer: Gary Dixon (Junior Warden Elect)

Clerk: Duncan Simms

Clerk Emeritus: Adele Thorpe

Past Masters:

  • Kate Jolly (2016-17)

Court Assistants:

  • Sarah Davis (Chair, Education)
  • Gary Dixon (Chair, Finance)
  • Judith Donovan CBE
  • Shernaz Engineer (Chair, Membership)
  • Neil Fullbrook
  • Rupa Ganatra
  • Jenny Hogan
  • Mark Huxley (Chair, Communications & Events)
  • Ronan Kearney
  • Alderman Alastair King
  • Neil Partridge (Chair, Awards)
  • James Talbot (Chair, Outreach)
  • Fiona Taylor
  • Ian Taylor
  • Pippa Watmough (Chair, Sponsorship)
  • Stephen Wheatley

Court Assistants Elect:

  • John Brewer
  • Simon Fordham
  • Avi Lasarow
  • Colin Spiller
  • Barnaby Wynter

Hon. Chaplain: The Rev. Canon David Parrott

Guild Church: St Lawrence Jewry, Guildhall Yard, London EC2V 5AA

Chaplain Emeritus: The Very Rev. Bertrand Olivier

Hon. Historian: James Mellor

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