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The Corporate and Financial Group is the professional body for corporate and financial communications practitioners. We have an extensive programme of events with senior journalists and industry figures as speakers - attending these events is also a great way to meet peers. You can also find best practice information and event reports on our website.

Forthcoming Events

Simon Long, The Economist

Simon Long edits the Finance and Economics section of The Economist. Previously for six years he wrote “Banyan”, our weekly column on Asia and was based in Singapore, in August 2010. Before that, he had worked in London for four years, as the magazine’s Asia editor, and for four years prior to that as South Asia bureau chief based in Delhi. He joined The Economist in 1995, as South-East Asia correspondent, based in Bangkok. In 1998 he returned to London for an earlie

12 September 2017

Helen is BBC Newsnight's business editor. She joined in 2016 after three years at the Wall Street Journal and nine years at the Financial Times, covering everything from banks and insurance to mining and pharmaceuticals. Helen wrote for the FT's Lex column in New York during the financial crisis and later edited the WSJ's Heard on the Street column in Europe.
Helen started her career with a brief stint in investment banking. She studied Philosphy, Politics and Economics at Oxford University.

10 October 2017

Latest News

Simon Long, The Economist, Helen Thomas, BBC Newsn
Tuesday 12 September: Simon Long, Finance and Economics Editor, The Economist
Tuesday 10 October: Helen Thomas, Business Editor, BBC Newsnight
Tuesday 14 November: Oliver Shah, City Editor, Sunday Times

18 July 2017

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