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
Jon Whitehouse (Deputy Chair) Barclays
Gareth Murphy Aberdeen Standard Investment
Hugh Savill
Simon Lewis AFME
Suzy Awford AIG
Nicolette Moser Allianz Global Investors
Sam White Aviva
Joanna Cound Blackrock
Constantin Cotzias
Bloomberg LP
Anne Marie Verstraeten
BNP Paribas (UK)
Susan Revell
BNY Mellon
Mike Holland BUPA
Virginie Saade Citadel Securites
James Bardrick Citigroup
Damian Nussbaum City of London Corporation
Chris Bates Clifford Chance
Simon Turek CME Group
Daniel Puyo Credit Agricole CIB
John Trundle Euroclear
Omar Ali EY
James Smethurst Freshfields
Martine Doyon Goldman Sachs
James Chew HSBC
Charlotte Crosswell Innovate Finance
Graeme Proudfoot Invesco
Jack Knight Investment Association
Richard Kaye JP Morgan
Michael Kent Linklaters
Alastair Evans Lloyd’s of London
Benedict Brogan Lloyds Banking Group
Kirstina Combe London Metal Exchange
TBC London Stock Exchange Group
Miranda Morad MarketAxess Europe
Catherine Davidson Morgan Stanley
Andreas Gustafsson NASDAQ
Chris Barlow Nomura
Nick Darbyshire Oliver Wyman
Kuangyi Wei Parker Fitzgerald
John Barrass PIMFA
Julian Adams Prudential
Duncan McNab PwC
Nick Collier Refinitiv
Sheila Nicoll Schroders
Jan Putnis Slaughter & May
Sadia Ricke Société Générale
Tracey McDermott Standard Chartered
Sven Kasper State Street
Miles Celic TheCityUK
Alan Houmann TheCityUK’s EU Strategy Group
Simon Jowers UBS
Ronald Kent UK Finance
Charles Stewart Willis Towers Watson
Sean McGovern XL Catlin
Lauren Anderson Bank of England
John O'Regan DExEU
Nausicaa Delfas FCA
Deborah Bronnert
Stephen Haddrill FRC
Richard Knox HM Treasury