The Company 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 June/July, and take office at the Installation Court in November.

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

Master: Lars Andersen

Senior Warden: Judy Hadden

Middle Warden: Gary Dixon

Junior Warden: Mark Huxley

Immediate Past MasterRick Lowe (2019-20)

Hon. Treasurer: Gary Dixon

Clerk: Duncan Simms

Clerk Emerita: Adele Thorpe

Past Masters:

Court Assistants:

  • David Barker
  • John Brewer
  • Sarah Davis
  • Gary Dixon (Chair, Finance)
  • Shernaz Engineer (Chair, Membership)
  • Simon Fordham
  • Jenny Hogan
  • Mark Huxley
  • Elizabeth Hunt
  • Ronan Kearney
  • Alderman Alastair King
  • Avi Lasarow
  • The Rt. Hon. the Lord Leigh of Hurley
  • Christine Nicholson
  • David Mellor (Chair, Education)
  • Neil Partridge (Chair, Awards)
  • Andrew Pullman
  • Colin Spiller
  • James Talbot (Chair, Outreach)
  • Pippa Watmough
  • Stephen Wheatley (Chair, Fundraising)
  • Barnaby Wynter

Co-opted Court Assistants:

  • Neil Fullbrook (Chair, Communications & Events)

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