Musical legend wows guests at the CISI Bristol branch annual dinner

Lucy Porter, drummer extraordinaire and Birmingham music legend who has played with bands such as Electric Light Orchestra, Black Sabbath and The Move, was guest speaker at the CISI Bristol branch annual dinner, held on 25 September 2019 at the SS Great Britain

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70 guests contributed a total of £310 (including gift aid) in aid of Quartet Community Foundation, which works with a wide variety of donors to harness their passion for helping others and matches it to vital projects that meet community aspirations and make a profound difference in people's lives.

Some of the top table guests at the event were: Lee Hissey, Chartered FCSI, president, CISI Bristol & Bath branch, CISI; Natalie Binstead, vice president, ICAEW West of England; Lucy Porter, writer & comedian; John Preston, CISI chief operating officer; Alice Peacock, president, Bristol Junior Chamber, Alastair Currie Events; Jack Callow, VP, Bristol Junior Chamber, Bishop Fleming; Malindi Myers, deputy agent, Bank of England; Ronnie Brown, director of philanthropy, Quartet Community Foundation; and Karen Ashcroft, CISI global director of finance.

The sponsors for this event were SVM Asset Management, Polar Capital, JP Morgan, M&G and Axa Investment Management, without whom it would not have been possible. If you would like to support future dinners, please contact

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Published: 06 Jan 2020
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