We entertained Alex at the Financial
Services Club last night …
… or rather, we entertained Charles Peattie
and Russell Taylor, Alex’s creators.
Or rather, they entertained us …
It was an enthralling evening and a walk
down memory lane for some of us, as Alex is 25 years old!
He started with mobile telephones the size
of bricks and now has a middle-aged spread and
technology that means he sits with a blackberry on the beach doing deals …
Alex is full of bad habits and vices, but
has one redeeming feature.
Russell and Charles made it clear that Alex
always does the opposite of what we would do.
He’s always looking at the wealth side of
All in all, a wonderfully entertaining and
fun evening, and here’s to the next one on October 9th, which is a debate about
Do Banks Need Branches with Brett King, Mark Mullen (CEO of First Direct) and Anthony Thomson (Chairman of Metro Bank).