On 8th April 2021 The Edinburgh Sir Walter Scott Club virtually hosted Ray Perman, a distinguished financial journalist who has reported for numerous publications, including the Financial Times. He is a former chief executive of the industry representative body, Scottish Financial Enterprise and a former director of the David Hume Institute. He is the author of Hubris: How HBOS Wrecked the Best Bank in Britain (Birlinn, 2012) and, more recently, The Rise and Fall of the City of Money: A Financial History of Edinburgh (Birlinn, 2019). He lives and works in Edinburgh.
His book is available to purchase here