The IRSG Council sets the high level strategy for the IRSG.

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

Kay Swinburne (Chair) KPMG
Catherine McGuinness (Deputy Chair) City of London Corporation
Jon Whitehouse (Deputy Chair) Barclays
Kuangyi Wei Accenture
Adam Farkas AFME
Meriam Fakhfakh AIG
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
Caroline Meinertz Clifford Chance
Simon Turek CME Group
Hubert Reynier Credit Agricole CIB
David Strachan Deloitte
Koen Holdtgrefe Deutsche Bank
Michael McKee DLA Piper
Andrew Douglas DTCC
Christopher Woolard EY
James Smethurst Freshfields
Martine Doyon Goldman Sachs
James Chew HSBC
Janine Hirt Innovate Finance
Rupert Rossander Invesco
Pauline Hawkes-Bunyan Investment Association
Richard Kaye JP Morgan
Michael Kent Linklaters
Benedict Brogan Lloyds Banking Group
Cameron Murray Lloyd’s of London
Kirstina Combe London Metal Exchange
Jennifer Cosco London Stock Exchange Group
Miranda Morad MarketAxess Europe
Catherine Davidson Morgan Stanley
Branimira Radoslavova M&G plc
Andreas Gustafsson Nasdaq
Chris Barlow Nomura
Tim Fassam PIMFA
Duncan McNab PwC
Sheila Nicoll Schroders
Charlotte Stalin Simmons & Simmons
Jan Putnis Slaughter & May
Demetrio Salorio Société Générale
Tracey McDermott Standard Chartered
Sven Kasper State Street
Miles Celic TheCityUK
Simon Jowers UBS
Sarah Boon UK Finance
Shirley Girling Willis Towers Watson
Ed Bridge Zurich
Phil Evans Bank of England
Richard Fox FCA
Richard Knox HM Treasury