HRH Prince Edward meets guests
His Royal Highness Prince Edward meets leading members of the Worshipful Company of Information Technologists after the Royal Charter ceremony. The Worshipful Company of Information Technologists’ is the 100th livery company, following a tradition that goes back to the century following King John and the Magna Carta. Other livery companies include Tobacco Pipe Makers and Tobacco Blenders, Leathersellers and Tallow Chandlers.
The Worshipful Company of Information Technologists (WCIT), the City of London’s 100th livery company, celebrates its receipt of a Royal Charter.
WCIT has more than 750 members who volunteer their services to raise money for good causes. Prominent members include Microsoft founder Bill Gates, internet pioneer Vint Cerf, and Sir Tim Berners-Lee, creator of the world wide web. WCIT is supporting a range of charitable projects, including raising money to support an academy school in Hammersmith, London, that will be equipped with the latest technology.