Nigel Higgins, group Chief Executive at Rothschild who has been Managing Partner and Chairman of the Executive Committee of Rothschild & Co since 2010 will be speaking to The Oxford Guild on Tuesday 20th February from 7pm in the Gulbenkian Lecture Theatre of the Oxford Law Faculty St Cross Building on St Cross Road ( The Guild is delighted to welcome this very special guest who will be speaking on the fascinating topic of 'Can you do good in Finance? and whether it is an ethical career choice, as well as sharing his extensive insights and experiences from his career in high finance at one of the world’s most famous companies and largest financial advisory groups. He will also be answering your questions and this is a truly unique and exciting opportunity to hear from such a high profile speaker and will undoubtedly be one of the most interesting and topical events of the year. The event is FREE & OPEN TO ALL! PLEASE REGISTER YOUR INTEREST HERE:

This promises to be a very exciting evening with one of the most successful, influential and talented financiers in the world. If you would like to ballot for the chance to meet Mr Higgins and speak to him directly and take photos in a private reception before the event please email ASAP.

Nigel has worked at Rothschild since graduating in Modern History from Oxford University in 1982. He has a broad range of UK and international corporate clients whom he has advised on a variety of strategic, M&A and capital raising matters as well as advising on many privatisations for the Governments of the UK, the Netherlands and Denmark. Nigel Higgins was the first group Chief Executive at Rothschild and has been Chairman of the Executive Committee and Managing Partner of Rothschild & Co since 2010. He was previously Co-Head of Rothschild Global Advisory, which he ran from the early 2000s until 2013. He was a member of the Advisory Board for the Commercial Directorate of the UK's National Health Service from 2002-2007 and has been the Governor of two London day schools. He is Chairman of Sadler’s Wells, the world’s No. 1 venue dedicated to international dance, and a non-executive director of Tetra Laval Group, a major global group focused on technologies for the efficient production, packaging and distribution of food. He is a member of, and co-head of the UK group of, the Trilateral Commission, a non-governmental forum bringing together leaders from business, politics and civil society with a view to addressing the major challenges of the day.

Rothschild & Co is one of the world’s largest financial advisory groups with revenue of €1.8bn and operating profits from its main businesses of €400m (up from €100m five or so years ago). It employs 3,500 people in over 40 countries.

The core businesses are:
---Rothschild Global Advisory: €1.1bn of revenue and the sixth largest advisory business in the world by revenue; in the European market we have been ranked first by number of deals for more than a decade
---Rothschild Private Wealth and Asset Management: €67bn in AUM split c.€44bn in Private Wealth and c.€23bn in Asset Management. Our Wealth Management business operates in six countries in Europe and includes one of the largest HNW and UHNW Private Banks in the UK (€8bn AUM in London) and a loan book of €2.4bn. Our Asset Management is a niche
B2B2C asset manager located in Paris and New York
---Rothschild Merchant Banking: €7bn invested across a variety of private equity, mezzanine, and debt strategies, sourced from Rothschild capital and third party (principally UHNW families and individuals)

This will undoubtedly be one of the biggest and most fascinating events of the year and is free and open to all - DO NOT MISS OUT ON WHAT PROMISES TO BE A HIGHLY INTERESTING, INSIGHTFUL AND EXCITING TALK AND OCCASION FROM SUCH A FASCINATING FIGURE!

WHEN: 7pm, Tuesday 20th February
WHERE: Gulbenkian Lecture Theatre of the Oxford Law Faculty St Cross Building on St Cross Road (