Next Generation Leadership Council

TheCityUK Next Generation Leadership Council (NGLC) brings together a diverse group of people from across the financial and related professional services industry who have been identified by their firms as high-potential future leaders.

Chaired by Sir Adrian Montague, TheCityUK Leadership Council Chairman, the NGLC has been formed to provide fresh perspectives, ideas and constructive challenge to the work we do on behalf of the industry. Members were nominated by their TheCityUK Leadership Council representatives and appointed by a nominations committee of senior practitioners.


Mary Alade
Chief Strategy Officer to the Global Chairman of Aon Reinsurance Solutions


Mark Bartley
Head of UK Distribution Management, Invesco


Shilpa Bhandarkar
CEO, Linklaters > Nakhoda


Elodie Blanc
EMEA Deputy Head and Chief Operating Officer, IB Capital Markets and IB Advisory, Credit Suisse


Noeleen Cowley
Partner, Head of Risk & Regulatory Driven Transformation practice and Financial Services Consulting Lead for ESG, KPMG


Nishma Gosrani OBE
Partner, Bain and Company


Lucinda Hedley
Partner, UK Head of Strategy for Financial Services, Deloitte


Pav Khela
Head of the Platform Partner Team, Fidelity International


Gavin Lewis
Managing Director, Head of Local Government Pension Scheme, BlackRock


Jon Marsh
Managing Director, Partnerships & Transformation, Aviva General Insurance


Nael Masud
Director, BofA Securities


Joe McHale
Head of European Government and Regulatory Affairs, Bloomberg


Celia Murray
Head of UK M&A, JP Morgan


Melissa Paterson
Managing Director, Senior Relationship Manager, BNP Paribas


Emma Rachmaninov
Partner in the Financial Services practice, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP


Anna Richardson Brown
Managing Director, UK Investment Banking, UBS


Olivia Shipton
Project Leader in the Financial Institutions practice area, Boston Consulting Group


Mirra Sondhi
Global Head of Technology Risk, Schroders


Cara Wood
Consultant, Financial Services, Odgers Berndtson