Laughs for a worthy cause at the CISI West Country branch annual dinner 2018

Comedian Lucy Porter entertained guests at the event, held on 27 September 2018 at Mercure Exeter Rougemont Hotel, Exeter

Over 60 guests contributed over £520 plus gift aid for Children's Hospice South West, which provides hospice care for children with life-limiting conditions and their families across the South West. The charity’s services include respite and short breaks, emergency care, palliative care to end of life care, with three hospices located in Little Bridge House, Devon; Charlton Farm, Somerset; and Little Harbor, Cornwall.

Some of the top table guests were: Robert Noble-Warren, Chartered FCSI, president, CISI West Country branch; Mhairi Bass-Carruthers, events fundraising officer, Children's Hospice South West; Stephen Roach, Chartered FCSI, past president, CISI West Country branch; Martin Williams, president, South West ICAEW; Dr Jane Shen MCSI, lecturer in finance, University of Exeter; Jim Winter ACSI, CISI head of UK business development; Professor Richard Harris, Chartered MCSI, professor in finance, University of Exeter; David Hill, committee member, South West branch, Chartered Institute of Taxation; Nigel Lyons, vice president, Devon & Somerset Law Society; and Simon Miller ACSI, CISI client relationship manager.

The sponsors for this event were Standard Life Aberdeen, AXA Investment Managers, Baillie Gifford, BNY Mellon/Pershing, Investec Asset Management, SVM Asset Management and J.P Morgan, without whom it would not have been possible. If you would like to support future dinners, please contact

Published: 26 Nov 2018
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