Official Guides to the City of London

Ian McDiarmid

Languages:

English.

Themes:

Crime and punishment, Medieval London, Romans, The Great Fire of London, Livery companies, Evening walks, Lectures and talks, Financial Institutions, Christmas Walks.

Biography

Ian qualified as a City Guide in 2017. He has worked as a senior bond trader and financial journalist. He is a friendly, knowledgeable guide, with a passion for passing on his enthusiasm for history and economics.

Qualifications

He studied History at Cambridge, before doing an MA at the University of London.

Guided Tours

Ian's particular interests include Roman and medieval London, and London as a financial centre. A full list of walks can be found on londonguidedwalks.co.uk

Talks

Ian gives talks on the City of London and modern finance, London's coffeehouses, the medieval guilds, and the Black Death.