“Tim represents the City of the future – with the energy to match”

Peter Harrison CEO, Schroders

“Whether he’s dressed as a Sheriff or a senior executive, Tim always manages to be modern, inclusive and understanding.”

Dan Fitz, General Counsel – BT

“Some lead from the head; others lead from the heart. A very rare breed manage to do both – and Tim is one of them.”

The Rt Hon Baroness Patricia Scotland QC

“Inclusive, thoughtful, down-to-earth. That’s the Tim I know.”

Dixit Joshi, Group Treasurer, Deutsche Bank

“Tim Hailes manages to tread that fine line between respect for the City’s past and all its traditions, whilst understanding that it needs to be equipped to remain relevant and useful into the future.”

Tony Halmos, Director of the Commission on London, King’s College, London

“Tim doesn’t just talk about inclusivity – he practices it at every level, inspiring those around him and, in the process, he has become a catalyst for change across the wider community within the City and beyond.”

William T Winters, CEO Standard Chartered Bank

“Take every negative stereotype you associate with the City of London Corporation and then spend an hour with Tim Hailes. He stands for everything the Corporation could be, should be, and if Tim has his way, will be.”

Ann Buxton, Master Pewterer 2017-18

“Tim is deeply rooted in tradition and yet has a clear vision for the future of The City of London. He is an Englishman at heart – but still has a truly international outlook; he is a great friend to all of us.”

Daniel Daeneker, Managing Partner, Homburger, Zurich

“Tim is an inspirational figure, whose City career has been a source of hope and confidence to many.”

Simon Gleeson, Partner, Clifford Chance

“There is no doubt that high profile and out City leaders, such as Tim Hailes, Managing Director of JPMorgan…are helping to change attitudes”

The Independent, June 2008

“We were delighted that Tim joined our outreach event with a local school on City Giving Day. His pride in the City and commitment to its inclusivity are nothing short of inspiring.”

Raj S. Panasar, Partner and Chair of European Pro Bono Committee, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP



The Sheriffs were the most
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collected London’s annual taxes…



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