Past eventJohn C Whitehead Lecture

Too Big to Get Wrong: Balancing Regulatory Reform of Financial Services with Steps to Ensure Robust Economic Recovery

9 December 2009 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm

Chatham House, London


Robert E Diamond Jr, President, Barclays plc
Chairs: Sir Paul Judge, Senior Adviser, Chatham House
Dr Robin Niblett, Director, Chatham House



The purpose of this annual lecture is to provide a forum for prominent and distinguished speakers to address the members of Chatham House on the subject of Anglo-American relations. It honours Mr John C Whitehead for the many contributions he has made to Anglo- American relations in the public and private sectors. He was US Deputy Secretary of State to George Shultz and was awarded the Presidential Citizens Medal by President Reagan. He is a Chairman Emeritus of the Brookings Institution and currently serves as chairman of the Lower Manhattan Development Corporation, the organization responsible for rebuilding and rejuvenating New York following the 2001 terrorist attacks.

This meeting will be followed by an open reception.