Mark Hoban is the Chair of the International Regulatory Strategy Group. He was first appointed in January 2016 to serve a three-year term, but his mandate was extended until the end of 2019 by a decision of the IRSG Council in November 2017.
Mark Hoban was appointed as the first Chairman of the Board of Directors for Flood Re in February 2015. Mark plays a crucial role in providing strategic direction to Flood Re, and ensuring it can achieve its strategic objectives and manage its risks effectively. He also serves on the Board of the London Stock Exchange Plc and is a senior adviser to Markit, a leading international financial information provider.
Mark was previously the Member of Parliament for Fareham and was first elected in 2001. During his time in Parliament, he served as Minister for Employment from 2012 – 2013 and as the Financial Secretary to the Treasury from 2010 – 2012, where he was responsible for the Coalition Government’s financial services policy.
Prior to his election, Mark worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers and its predecessor firms between 1985 and 2001. He studied Economics at the London School of Economics and is a Chartered Accountant.
Mark’s appointment to Flood Re is subject to regulatory approval.