Past Master Ken Olisa OBE (later Sir Kenneth Olisa) was appointed as Lord-Lieutenant of Greater London and bears the responsibility for the organisation of all official Royal visits to Greater London.
Liveryman Kirsten Duffield won the Ladies Race in the inter-livery Pancake Race for the second time.
The WCIT Charity introduced the Outstanding Information Technology Student Awards. From the seven finalists, David Richardson from the University of Warwick was chosen as the first winner.
Celebrating our military affiliation, the float in the 800th Lord Mayor’s Show included both the White Helmet Motorcycle Display Team and service personnel from the Royal Corps of Signals. The float was the most technical float ever in the show and included at 20m rolling video wall and provided a live stream via the WCIT app. The float celebrated Talent Unleashed – the support offered to the service personnel in their transition to a civilian IT career.
The Shooting Club raised £580 for the WCIT Charity at the annual Capercaillie Cup run by Liveryman Nick Harris.
WCIT Charity sponsors the first IT Professor at Gresham College and engages Professor Martyn Thomas CBE.
Thames Reach become a strategic partner of the WCIT Charity as they open an IT suite to training vulnerable people.