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Refounded 1894

Trinity College Dublin, Dining Club London

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Thursday 14 June 2018

Trinity Term Dinner


Savile Club, 69 Brook Street, London W1K 4ER
7.00 for 7.30pm           Lounge suit                   £65

Download booking form for this dinner here

Speaker: Paul Drechsler CBE, President of the Confederation of British Industry

Paul is President of the Confederation of British Industry and also Chairman of Bibby Line Group which has its headquarters in Liverpool. Before that he was Chairman and Chief Executive of Wates Group (2006-2014) and was honoured by HM The Queen with an Honorary CBE (2015) for services to the construction industry.

Paul previously lived and worked extensively in Brazil, the USA and the Netherlands and for five years was Chief Executive of one of ICIís principal international businesses and a main board director.

He is Chairman of the charity, Teach First, Chancellor of Teesside University and a board member of Business in the Community. He was also Chairman of the National Skills Funding Agency until September 2015.

Paul graduated from Trinity College Dublin, with an Honours degree in Engineering Science. He has been an activist in the successful campaign that raised the funds to build the new TCD Business School building, which will open in 2019.

In July 2017 it was announced that Paul will become the third Chancellor of Teesside University.


Andy Rogers
Club Chairman

Welcome to the Trinity Dining Club London website. You will find much about this enterprising social club, which is for any TCD graduates worldwide.

Its aims are to enable members to meet informally and socially several times a year and in Irish fashion to enjoy pleasant dinners together.

Dinner is followed by a short address by a speaker of distinction, with constructive discussion to follow.

Other aims include keeping members up to date with TCD affairs and encouraging members to be involved with and to make a contribution to Ireland. This includes educational, cultural, economic and political matters.

If you are a graduate of TCD and would like to apply to become a member of the Dining Club, please click here for an application form.

For more information, please contact the club through the Chairman or Hon. Secretary.

Past Guest Speakers



TCD London Dining Club Bicentenary Dinner    18th June 2010

TCD London Dining Club Bicentenary Dinner   UK     21st October 2010


Mary Robinson
Club President

Club Vice Presidents
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