Reach Society

Building Connections
A member of the Council of Leaders, The COL
A member of Fair Education Alliance, The FEA

Reach Society News

2018 Recognition Awards & MBC Celebration Report
On Saturday, 20 October, in Russell Square, a capacity audience of 260 guests attended Reach Society's 7th Recognition Awards and 70th anniversary celebration of the modern Black community (or MBC) in the UK.
Durham University and Reach Society
Supported Progression Summer School 2018
Reach Society has invited Durham University to showcase the benefits of its innovative summer school to talented young people in the Black community. 
GRACE FOODS ANNOUNCES BRUNEL UNIVERSITY LONDON SCHOLARSHIP
Grace Foods UK, the UK’s leading supplier of Caribbean food and drink, is marking its first successful collaborative scholarship with Brunel University London by announcing a second scholarship.

Forthcoming Events

  • 30/11/2018 6.30pm - Networking Conversation (Transport for London, Palestra House)
  • 05/12/2018 13.30pm - Luncheon with Patrons
  • 25/01/2019 6.30pm - Networking Conversation (at Palestra House, TfL)
  • 22/02/2019 6.30pm - Networking Conversation (at Palestra House)
The main objectives of the networking programme in the Reach Society are to generate amity between Black professional men.
Representation ImageThe representation programme: Connects Reach Society role models with young people, and in particular Black boys and young Black men, to inspire them;
Recognition AwardsThere are two sets of recognition awards - one for self development, which will be awarded to children and young adults; and the other for extra-ordinary contributions and long service to Reach Society.

 

Lloyds Bank Community Fund, 2012 Regional Winner
City & Islington College, 2014 Community Partner
BITC Race Equality Award, 2016 Highly Commended Award Winner
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Professor Trevor Williams



Trevor Williams has a BA honours degree and a Masters in Economics; and is a member of the Institute of Economic Affairs, IEA.

Trevor joined Lloyds Banking Group after working as an economist for the UK Civil Service. Prior to that, he was employed as a lecturer whilst studying for a doctorate.

Trevor is a Visiting Professor at the University of Derby. He lectures occasionally at various universities including Cardiff, Birmingham and Manchester. As Chief Economist at Lloyds Bank Wholesale Banking & Markets, he leads a team that primarily supports the Bank's trading and sales activities. 

Trevor is on the editorial board of Economia and the Journal of Corporate Treasury Management. He is also on the committee of the Financial Statistics User Group. 

He writes for various Lloyds Bank publications and for other outlets including Moneyfacts, has written a weekly article in City AM (for one year), a business column in the Sunday Express newspaper, (for a year), Real Finance and numerous other articles in trade journals. He appears on television and in the financial press representing the Bank's economic views.
 
You can find Professor Williams' full profile here