Monthly Drinks

November 2, 2023
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

This month we’re returning to the wonderful Hithe & Seek bar at the Westin. Join us at this smart riverside hotel with panoramic views of the Thames…

Precision Medicine – the power to more accurately predict which treatment and prevention strategies will work best for a particular patient – holds tremendous potential to transform patient care and outcomes. But realising the potential of precision medicines presents significant challenges…

AI and the Workplace of the Future

November 14, 2023
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Managing AI in the Future Workplace – where is AI most useful in work applications, who will be responsible for managing it, and how will AI transform executive careers? Chat GPT has only been available for a few months yet it has grown like no previous app, amidst rumours that AI could replace swathes of jobs, especially higher level technology, creative and professional roles that seemed safe from automation. How can we work with AI, in which areas is it most useful, and what effect will it have on our careers in the future?…

The UK Financial Services industry continues to face many challenges and opportunities both internationally and domestically, be it ripples from US bank runs, liability-driven investment woes or changes forced by Brexit and generative AI. Overlaying that is an ever-developing mosaic of local and global regulations to try and ensure a better and safer industry for all stakeholders and ensure the industry can be a force for good. With that in mind, we are delighted that Sam Woods has agreed to update alumni on his and the PRA’s work in the UK and more widely to help maintain and build the UK’s status as a leading financial centre….

Many private market investment professionals dream about setting up their own fund yet only a few dare take on the challenge. First time funds are notoriously the most difficult to raise. Creating a team, a space in the market and then delivering results to make sure you can raise subsequent funds and grow are only a few of many challenges…

Christmas Champagne Reception

December 4, 2023
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Join us at the Savile Club in the heart of Mayfair, founded in 1868 by a group of the most distinguished writers and artists of the time for our final event of the year. In true INSEAD style, this will be an evening of great conversation with alumni and guests to round off the year and celebrate the festive season…

INSEAD professors Peter Zemsky and Frederic Godart will be in London to present their white paper, “Regulating NFTs: Striking the Balance between Business Innovation and Risks,” to the UK Parliament in January. We are fortunate that Peter and Frederic have kindly made time to discuss their findings with alumni.