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Alan Yarrow

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Preceded by  Dame Fiona Woolf
Religion  Anglican
Profession  Investment banker

Residence  London
Nationality  British
Name  Alan Yarrow
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Full Name  Alan Colin Drake Yarrow
Born  27 June 1951 (age 64) Johor Bahru, Malaysia (1951-06-27)
Spouse(s)  Gilly (now Lady Yarrow) (Court Asst, Feltmakers' Co.)
Succeeded by  Jeffrey Evans, 4th Baron Mountevans
People also search for  Rob Woodward, John Fothergill, Paul Curran, Boris Johnson

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Sir Alan Colin Drake Yarrow (born 27 June 1951) was Lord Mayor of London 2014–15. He is an investment banker, who has served as Chairman of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI) since 2009.


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Early life

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Yarrow was born at Johor Bahru, Malaysia, and attended Harrow School before studying at Manchester Business School.

Finance career

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Yarrow worked as a financier in the City of London for 37 years with Dresdner Kleinwort until December 2009 and latterly as Chairman of its UK banking operations. He has also been Deputy Chairman of the Financial Services Authority practitioner panel, as well as serving on the Council of the British Bankers' Association and the Takeover Panel.

Civic service

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Yarrow was appointed a Justice of the Peace (JP) for the Courts of England and Wales in London in 2007. Yarrow has represented the Ward of Bridge and Bridge Without since becoming a City Alderman in 2007. He was admitted as a Liveryman of the Worshipful Company of Fishmongers in 2007. He has since become a member of the International Bankers', Glaziers' and Launderers' livery companies.

Sir Alan served as Sheriff of London for 2011–2012. On 28 October 2014, he was elected to succeed Dame Fiona Woolf as the 687th Lord Mayor of London, serving for 2014–15. His responsibilities for his annual term as Lord Mayor commenced on 9 November 2014, the day after the Lord Mayor's Show. Among numerous other duties, Yarrow has promoted the City of London and UK financial services worldwide in liaison with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.


Yarrow was knighted in the 2016 New Year Honours for "services to international business, inclusion and the City of London".

  • – Knight Bachelor (2015)
  • – KJStJ (2014)
  • – Placa (Officer), Order of the Aztec Eagle (2015)
  • Hon FCSI (2010).
  • References

    Alan Yarrow Wikipedia

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