Council

Council

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)
Catherine McGuinness (Deputy Chair) City of London Corporation
Nick Collier (Deputy Chair) Thomson Reuters
Hugh Savill
ABI
Simon Lewis AFME
Suzy Awford AIG
Nicolette Moser Allianz Global Investors
Sam White Aviva
Tom Lodder Barclays
Joanna Cound Blackrock
Constantin Cotzias
Bloomberg LP
Anne Marie Verstraeten
BNP Paribas (UK)
Susan Revell
BNY Mellon
Bradley Gans Citi
Damian Nussbaum City of London Corporation
Chris Bates Clifford Chance
Daniel Puyo Credit Agricole CIB
Omar Ali EY
James Smethurst Freshfields
Martine Doyon Goldman Sachs
Stewart James HSBC
Graeme Proudfoot Invesco
Jorge Morley-Smith Investment Association
Richard Kaye JP Morgan
Rob Moulton Latham & Watkins 
Michael Kent Linklaters
Alastair Evans Lloyd’s of London
Benedict Brogan Lloyds Banking Group
Kirstina Combe London Metal Exchange
Liz Stevenson London Stock Exchange
Miranda Morad MarketAxess Europe
Catherine Davidson Morgan Stanley
Andreas Gustafsson NASDAQ
Michael Jefferson Nomura
Lindsey Naylor Oliver Wyman
John Barrass PIMFA
Andrew Kail PwC
Julian Adams Prudential
Sheila Nicoll Schroders
Sadia Ricke Société Générale
Tracey McDermott Standard Chartered
Raj Singh Standard Life
Dr Sven S. Kasper State Street
Ian MacKenzie St James's Place
Miles Celic TheCityUK
Alan Houmann TheCityUK’s EU Strategy Group
Simon Jowers UBS
Ronald Kent UK Finance
Mary O'Connor Willis Limited
Sean McGovern XL Catlin
Observers
Lauren Anderson Bank of England
Johanna Harston DExEU
Lee Foulger FCA
Deborah Bronnert
FCO
Stephen Haddrill FRC
Richard Knox HM Treasury