Michael Prest, former chief speech writer to the president of the
World Bank, has joined financial specialist Chancery Communications as
partner-designate. A senior business writer and consultant, Prest spent
ten years at the Times and worked on the launch of the Independent,
where he covered City and economic development. Chancery was founded in
1996 by former FT journalist David Waller. Clients include Price
Waterhouse, Easdaq and the Corporation of London.