The Financial Times held its 2022 annual party on Wednesday evening at the Aviary, London. Hosted by FT editor Roula Khalaf, the event attracted 250 leaders from across politics, business, culture and media.

Attendees included: The Ambassadors of Ukraine, Finland and Sweden; Tom Tugendhat MP; Robert Buckland MP; Yvette Cooper MP; Rachel Reeves MP; Daisy Cooper MP; Leena Nair, CEO, Chanel; Ivan Menezes, CEO, Diageo; Tufan Erginbilgic, incoming CEO, Rolls Royce; Nigel Wilson, Group CEO, Legal & General Group; Charles Woodburn, CEO, BAE Systems; Maria Balshaw, Chief Executive, Tate; Tristram Hunt, Director, V&A; Krishnendu Majumdar, Chair, BAFTA; Sir Kenneth Olisa, Lord-Lieutenant of Greater London; Alex Mahon, CEO, Channel 4; Lara Boro, CEO, The Economist; Jason Cowley, Editor, New Statesman.

Guests were welcomed with Laurent-Perrier champagne and departed with gifts from Fortnum & Mason and Montblanc.  


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