About us


The IRSG Council sets the high level strategy for the IRSG and is chaired by Rachel Lomax

Membership of the Council seeks to reflect the international, cross-sectoral nature of the City of London.

Members are invited to participate in a personal capacity and comprise senior representatives from the broad range of financial and related professional services sectors. 

The following government departments and regulatory bodies sit as observers on the IRSG Council:

  • HM Treasury
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office
  • Department for Business, Innovation and Skills
  • Prudential Regulation Authority
  • Financial Conduct Authority
  • Financial Reporting Council

Membership of the IRSG Council

Rachel Lomax (Chair)

Mark Boleat (Deputy Chair)
City of London
Hugh Savill ABI
Simon Lewis AFME
Chris Newby AIG
Elizabeth Corley Allianz Global Investors GmbH
Sam White Aviva
Anthony Browne  BBA
Wenjian Fang  Bank of China 
Kevin Ludwick Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ
Bob Hoyt
Michelle Carroll BDO
Joanna Cound Blackrock
Gerry Murphy Blackstone
Constantin Cotzias Bloomberg LP
Ludovic de Montille BNP Paribas (UK)
Bradley Gans Citi
Susan Revell BNY Mellon
Chris Bates Clifford Chance
Daniel Trinder Deutsche Bank London
Tim Howell Euroclear
James Smethurst
Elizabeth Scarborough GE Capital
Martine Doyon Goldman Sachs
Charles Haswell HSBC
Duncan Wales ICAP Plc
Alan Whiting  ICE/Liffe
Mark Garvin JP Morgan
Tim Dolan King & Wood Mallesons
Michael Kent Linklaters
Dominic Morris Lloyds Banking Group
Sean McGovern Lloyd’s of London
Nick Ong-Seng London Metal Exchange
Alexander Justham London Stock Exchange
Craig Donaldson Metrobank
Andreas Gustafsson NASDAQ
Sir Andrew Cahn Nomura
Gilly Lord PricewaterhouseCoopers
Tim Ward Quoted Companies Alliance
Andrew Honey
Gavin Ralston Schroders
Ian Fisher Société Générale
Vasuki Shastry Standard Chartered
Ian MacKenzie St James's Place
Sir Gerry Grimstone Standard Life
Daniel Godfrey The Investment Association
Chris Cummings TheCityUK
Nick Collier Thomson Reuters
Mark Yallop
Mary O'Conner Willis Limited
Liz Field Wealth Management Association


Victoria Saporta Bank of England
Bernadette Kelly BIS
Stephen Haddrill FRC
Barbara Woodward FCO
David Lawton FCA
David Rule PRA
Charles Roxburgh
HM Treasury