Sir David Brewer CMG is an Alderman of the City of London. Between 2005 and 2006 he served as Lord Mayor of London. He is also a member of our alumni here at London Metropolitan University.
He is a Senior Consultant for Asia, with International Financial Services in London. He chairs their China Financial Services Committee, which is a joint venture with the China-Britain Council, of which he is Honorary Treasurer.
Sir David Brewer is a consultant for Marsh (formally Sedgwick), which was awarded ‘Best Global Insurance Broker’ in 2007. During his time working for Marsh, he relocated to Tokyo and over a three-year period there opened the Sedgwick Group’s Japan office; he also set up the group office in China and obtained the first broker’s authorisation for Sedgwick in 1993.
He is currently Vice-President of the Great Britain-China Centre, which is the centre of excellence in the promotion of understanding between Britain and China particularly in the areas of legal and judicial reform, and labour reform.
He holds a position as Governor at the School of Oriental and African Studies at the University of London and is a board member for The Securities and Investment Institute.
Sir David was educated at St Paul’s School, London and at the University of Grenoble, France.