About us


The IRSG Council sets the high level strategy for the IRSG and is chaired by Mark Hoban. 

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

Mark Hoban (Chair)

Mark Boleat (Deputy Chair)
City of London Corporation
Hugh Savill ABI
Simon Lewis AFME
Suzy Awford AIG
Elizabeth Corley Allianz Global Investors GmbH
Sam White Aviva
Ian Capes Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ
Chris Allen
Ronald Kent
Joanna Cound Blackrock
Gerry Murphy Blackstone
Constantin Cotzias Bloomberg LP
Ludovic de Montille BNP Paribas (UK)
Susan Revell BNY Mellon
Bradley Gans


Damian Nussbaum City of London Corporation
Chris Bates Clifford Chance
Daniel Puyo Credit Agricole CIB
Francesca Carlesi Deutsche Bank London
Tim Howell Euroclear
Omar Ali EY
James Smethurst
Tom Clark GE Capital
Martine Doyon Goldman Sachs
Stewart James HSBC
Graeme Proudfoot Invesco
Richard Kaye JP Morgan
Tim Dolan King & Wood Mallesons
Michael Kent Linklaters
Alastair Evans (interim) Lloyd’s of London
Kirstina Combe
London Metal Exchange
Liz Stevenson (interim) London Stock Exchange
Dominic Griffiths Mayer Brown
Andreas Gustafsson NASDAQ
Sir Andrew Cahn Nomura
Scott Vincent Parker Fitzgerald
Gilly Lord PricewaterhouseCoopers
Tim Ward Quoted Companies Alliance
Andrew Honey
Sheila Nicoll Schroders
Ian Fisher Société Générale
Vasuki Shastry Standard Chartered
Ian MacKenzie St James's Place
Chris Cummings The Investment Association
Miles Celic TheCityUK
Nick Collier Thomson Reuters
Marsha Yuan UBS
Mary O'Conner Willis Limited
Liz Field Wealth Management Association


Lauren Anderson Bank of England
Johanna Harson DExEU
Nick Miller FCA
Deborah Bronnert FCO
Stephen Haddrill FCR
Katharine Braddick HM Treasury
David Rule PRA