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:

  • Bank of England
  • Financial Conduct Authority (FCA)
  • HM Treasury

Membership of the IRSG Council

Catherine McGuinness (Deputy Chair) City of London Corporation
Jon Whitehouse (Deputy Chair) Barclays
Adam Farkas AFME
Claire le Vot AIG
Nicolette Moser Allianz Global Investors
Sam White / Will McDonald Aviva
Sean McGovern AXA XL
Joanna Cound Blackrock
Joe McHale Bloomberg LP
Anne Marie Verstraeten
BNP Paribas (UK)
Ben Pott BNY Mellon
Virginie Saade Citadel Securites
Stephen Bartlett Citigroup
Nick Collier City of London Corporation
Damian Nussbaum City of London Corporation
Chris Bates Clifford Chance
Simon Turek CME Group
Hubert Reynier Credit Agricole CIB
Omar Ali EY
James Smethurst Freshfields
Martine Doyon Goldman Sachs
James Chew HSBC
Charlotte Crosswell Innovate Finance
Rupert Rossander Invesco
Pauline Hawkes-Bunyan Investment Association
Richard Kaye JP Morgan
Kay Swinburne KPMG
Michael Kent Linklaters
Benedict Brogan Lloyds Banking Group
Cameron Murray Lloyd’s of London
Kirstina Combe London Metal Exchange
Rosie Donachie London Stock Exchange Group
Miranda Morad MarketAxess Europe
Catherine Davidson Morgan Stanley
Julian Adams M&G plce
Andreas Gustafsson Nasdaq
Chris Barlow Nomura
Lindsey Naylor Oliver Wyman
Kuangyi Wei Parker Fitzgerald
Duncan McNab PwC
Sherry Madera Refinitiv
Sheila Nicoll Schroders
Jan Putnis Slaughter & May
Charlotte Stalin Simmons & Simmons
Christophe Lattuada Société Générale
Tracey McDermott Standard Chartered
Sven Kasper State Street
Miles Celic TheCityUK
Alan Houmann TheCityUK’s EU Strategy Group
Simon Jowers UBS
Rebecca Park UK Finance
Shirley Girling Willis Towers Watson
Grellan McGarth Bank of England
Nausicaa Delfas FCA
Richard Knox HM Treasury