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 Exiting the European Union
  • Department for Business, Enterprise and Industrial Strategy
  • Bank of England
  • 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
Nicolette Moser Allianz Global Investors
Sam White Aviva
Ian Capes Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ
Tom Lodder Barclays
Ronald Kent
Joanna Cound Blackrock
Andrew Dowler Blackstone
Constantin Cotzias Bloomberg LP
Anne Marie Verstraeten BNP Paribas (UK)
Susan Revell BNY Mellon
Bradley Gans Citi
Alan Houmann Citi / Chair of EU Strategy Group
Damian Nussbaum City of London Corporation
Chris Bates Clifford Chance
Daniel Puyo Credit Agricole CIB
Jon Trundle Euroclear
Omar Ali EY
James Smethurst
Tom Clark GE Capital
Martine Doyon Goldman Sachs
Stewart James HSBC
Graeme Proudfoot Invesco
Chris Cummings Investment Association
Richard Kaye JP Morgan
Tim Dolan King & Wood Mallesons
Michael Kent Linklaters
Alastair Evans (interim) Lloyd’s of London
Benedict Brogan Lloyds Banking Group
Kirstina Combe
London Metal Exchange
Liz Stevenson (interim) London Stock Exchange
Dominic Griffiths Mayer Brown
Catherine Davidson Morgan Stanley
Andreas Gustafsson NASDAQ
Sir Andrew Cahn Nomura
Lindsey Naylor Oliver Wyman
Andrew Kail PricewaterhouseCoopers
Julian Adams Prudential
Tim Ward Quoted Companies Alliance
Andrew Honey
Sheila Nicoll Schroders
Sadia Ricke Société Générale
Vasuki Shastry Standard Chartered
Raj Singh Standard Life
Dr Sven S. Kasper State Street
Ian MacKenzie St James's Place
Miles Celic TheCityUK
Nick Collier Thomson Reuters
Marsha Yuan UBS
John Barrass Wealth Management Association
Mary O'Conner Willis Limited
Sean McGovern XL Catlin


Lauren Anderson Bank of England
Johanna Harson DExEU
Lee Foulger FCA
Deborah Bronnert FCO
Stephen Haddrill FRC
Richard Knox HM Treasury
David Rule PRA