Leadership Council

Our Leadership Council brings together a cross-sectoral group of the most senior leaders from the industry.

The Leadership Council approves our strategy and its members lead on major programmes of work.

They work alongside the Board of Directors to ensure that we achieve our objectives and meet the demands of our members. These meetings are regularly attended by Government Ministers, senior regulators, Ambassadors and other leading stakeholders.

TheCityUK Leadership Council

Lord Mayor of The City of London *   City of London Corporation
Bruce Carnegie-Brown** Chairman Lloyd’s
Paul Stanley Client Group Lead UK and Ireland, Financial Services Accenture
Barnabas Reynolds Partner & Global Co-Head of Financial Institutions A&O Shearman
Aster Crawshaw Senior Partner Addleshaw Goddard LLP
Julie Page Chief Executive Officer Aon UK
Baroness Nicky Morgan Chair Association of British Insurers (ABI)
Thalia Chryssikou Chair Association for Financial Markets in Europe (AFME)
George Culmer Chairman Aviva
Nigel Hinshelwood Non-Executive Director & Chair AXA XL
Edward Poulton Managing Partner, London Baker McKenzie
Bernard Mensah President of International and CEO of Merrill Lynch International Bank of America
Nigel Higgins Chairman Barclays Bank plc
Sandra Boss UK Chair BlackRock
Constantin Cotzias Director Bloomberg Europe
Emmanuelle Bury UK Country Head BNP Paribas
Helen Oldfield EMEA General Counsel BNY Mellon
Andy Maguire Chair, Global Banking Boston Consulting Group
Tiina Lee Chief Executive Officer, Citi UK Citigroup
Christopher Hayward Chairman of Policy and Resources Committee City of London Corporation
Adrian Cartwright Global Senior Partner Clifford Chance
Hubert Reynier Senior Country Officer Crédit Agricole CIB
John Devine Chairman of the Board Credit Suisse International (a UBS Group company)
Richard Hammell Managing Partner, Financial Services Deloitte LLP
Vathany Vijayaratna Chief Executive Officer, UK & Ireland Deutsche Bank
Simon Levine Global Co-Chief Executive DLA Piper
Robert Hingley Chairman Euroclear UK & International
Andy Baldwin Global Managing Partner, Client Service EY
Peter Horrell Chairman, Fidelity Holdings (UK) Ltd Fidelity International
Mark Hoban Chair Financial Services Skills Commission
Georgia Dawson Senior Partner Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Richard Gnodde Chief Executive Officer Goldman Sachs International
Lyndon Trott Chairman Guernsey Finance
James Palmer Chair and Senior Partner Herbert Smith Freehills
Sharon Lewis Partner, Global Head of Financial Institutions Sector Hogan Lovells
Mark Tucker Chairman HSBC Holdings
Chris Rhodes President ICE Futures Europe
Rupert Rossander General Counsel, EMEA Invesco
Viswas Raghavan Chief Executive Officer EMEA J.P. Morgan
Joe Moynihan CEO Jersey Finance
Jon Holt Chief Executive KPMG
Paul Lewis Firmwide Managing Partner Linklaters LLP
Robin Budenberg KBE Chairman Lloyds Banking Group
Don Robert Chairman London Stock Exchange Group
Edward Braham Chair M&G Plc
Rick McVey Chairman and Chief Executive Office MarketAxess
Christopher J Lay Chief Executive Officer, UK & Ireland Marsh
Stephen Long Managing Director – Head of EMEA Moody’s Corporation
Clare Woodman CEO and Head of EMEA Morgan Stanley & Co. International plc
Andreas Gustafsson Senior Vice President & Chief Counsel Nasdaq
Tom Scholar KBE Non-Executive Chair Nomura International
Farmida Bi Chair Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
Kester Scrope Chief Executive Odgers Berndtson
Nicholas Lyons Chair of the Group Board Phoenix Group
Isabelle Jenkins UK Leader of Financial Services PwC
Robert Leitão Managing Partner Rothschild & Co
William Vereker Chairman Santander UK
Charlotte Stalin Partner, Head of Financial Institutions Sector Group Simmons & Simmons
Roland Turnill Partner & Co-Head – Financial Institutions Group Slaughter and May
Thierry d’Argent CEO, SG London Branch & Chief Country Officer, UK & Ireland Société Générale
Mark FitzPatrick Chief Executive Officer St. James’s Place
José Viñals Group Chairman Standard Chartered Bank
Cuan Coulter UK Country Head for State Street Bank & Trust State Street
Chris Rash Chief Executive Officer Talbot Underwriting Ltd (an AIG company)
Anne Richards DBE Vice Chair TheCityUK Board
Omar Ali Chair TheCityUK Long Term Competitiveness Group
Jon Whitehouse Chair TheCityUK Public Affairs Group
Patrick Thomson Chair The Investment Association
Bob Wigley Chairman UK Finance
Andreas Utermann Chairman Vontobel
Zar Amrolia Chairman  XTX Markets
** Chairman

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Financing Britain's future: TheCityUK's manifesto for the next government

One month out from the General Election, we are calling on the next government to prioritise strong collaboration with financial and related professional services to ensure the industry can make an even greater contribution to driving growth – underpinned by policy certainty, stability and predictability.

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TheCityUK Annual Conference 2024

In such a pivotal year for the UK and financial and related professional services, our Annual Conference will focus on how the industry can drive economic growth and bolster UK competitiveness.

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TheCityUK National Conference

Save the date for our 2024 event and watch the sessions from our 2023 conference.

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