Sir Bernard is presented to HRH The Duke of Cambridge on the occasion of the Official Opening of the stunning Remembrance Centre at the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire. Sir Bernard has been a member of the successful Appeal Council which together with so many others raised £12M to complete this unique project of remembrance
Sir Bernard is pleased to have returned in a non executive role to his clothing roots having been appointed Chairman of Lambton Tailoring. The Leeds based company has an international reputation for producing for the trade custom / made to measure bespoke tailoring and shirts.
Sir Bernard joined a group from the Global Group plc supporting an international convention addressing the topics of BIG DATA and CROWDFUNDING. During the visit the delegation met and were welcomed to Guiyang capital of Guizhou Province by Party Leaders and other Municipal dignatories when Sir Bernard extolled the virtues and spirit of enterprise of the City of Birmingham and Birmingham International Airport.
September 2014 was the month when a unique event was held at the House of Commons in Westminster, London. The occasion was the presentation of Lord of the Manor to two prominent Chinese businessmen, Mr Zhu (Lord of Leiston) and Mr Zheng (Lord of Sutton Howgrave). Hosted by the Rt Hon Tony Baldry MP, the keynote speaker was former Government Minister Edwina Currie with the presentations being made by Sir Bernard Zissman. The recipients, in addition to their Chinese business interests are establishing a business enterprise in the UK and received their Lordships in recognition of their philanthropic and charitable generosity.
Picture shows Sir Bernard with Edwina Currie