A PR guru suggesting they may earn over £1billion in corporate deals and brand ambassador roles. Mark Borkowski said: “They’re going to earn fortunes, whether through speeches or ambassador work – these are £1billion handshakes.”
Goldman does not pay its guest speakers for the series but, sources say, it could pave the way for the Sussexes to forge a lucrative future relationship.
Last week Harry spoke at an event sponsored by another big bank, JP Morgan, in Miami about having therapy and his struggles to deal with his mother’s death.
But the couple’s courting of big corporations is alarming some in royal circles who fear they could sully the royal brand.
In 2016, Goldman agreed to pay a $5billion settlement for its role in the 2008 financial crisis. They have been described as ‘Vampire Squid’ that feeds off the corpse of dead corporations. Likewise they are strong supporters of ‘woke’ politics and employed remainer Olly Robbins in their London office recently.
Goldman, and JP Morgan, were accused of piling debt on thousands of homeowners with toxic mortgages while raking in tens of billions in revenue a year.
The couple may have earned about £750,000 for their Miami appearance but palace sources said they did not accept a fee.
A Buckingham Palace spokesman said: “We do not comment on the Duke or Duchess’ private schedule.”