Five minutes with… Laura Hilton

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Laura Hilton has been a member of BJC since October 2014. Laura joined the BJC after being invited to give a talk about the Clifton Suspension Bridge – she enjoyed the meeting so much she decided to stay! She works as Visitor Services Manager at the Clifton Suspension Bridge and lives nearby in Long Ashton. […]

Members Dinner 2017

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We welcomed 50 members to our annual dinner at The Clifton Club, including guest speaker and former member Darren Jones MP. Guests enjoyed a four course meal, before Darren gave us insight into his memories and experiences of being a BJC member, lawyer, and now Labour MP of Bristol North West. Being bold, and taking […]

Five minutes with… David Hobbs

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David Hobbs has been a member of BJC since October 2012.  David joined the BJC because he saw a photo on Facebook of a couple of friends (who he did not realise knew each other) on a BJC trip to Parliament and wanted to know more about the networking opportunities BJC could offer.  David was […]

September Monthly Meeting – Social Economy Evening

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September’s monthly meeting took place on Tuesday 5th at the PWC Lounge, 2 Glass Wharf. This meeting was a Social Economy Evening, organised by Benjamin Pean (our Chair of Charity and Social Economy), and gave our BJC members the chance to decide how our annual Quartet charity money is donated and to make a socially […]

Five minutes with… Owen Jennings

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Owen has been a member of BJC since February 2015 and previously ran the BJC Investment Forum. Owen joined the BJC in order to mingle with the future great and good of Bristol. He works for Quilter Cheviot in Queen Square as an Investment Manager, designing, implementing and maintaining investment portfolio mainly for Private Clients. […]

Five minutes with.. Ben Bilsland

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Ben has been a member of BC since March 2013 and he works for RSM, the world’s 7th largest accountancy firm. Ben has lived in Bristol for almost 14 years, having moved for University and never left. His favourite memories are the behind the scenes tours, in particular getting a look behind the gates at […]

BJC Adventure Weekend!

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Last weekend saw 12 BJC members head to Wales for the first ever BJC adventure weekend. On Saturday we braved coasteering and battled strong swell and 10m jumps. The gentlemen relished the opportunity to show off at the cliff jumping!  Thankfully everyone returned with only minor war wounds (though certain members did contribute a fair […]

Five Minutes with… Rob Barnes

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Rob has been a member of BJC since December 2010, he is a Legal Director at Thrings LLP and he lives in the metropolis of Brislington, having been pulled away from Clifton by his wife. Rob joined the BJC as a newcomer to Bristol to meet people and learn more about the City, and counts […]