Our people and values

TheCityUK team brings together considerable experience from across the breadth of the financial and related professional services industry.

Our Chairs are among the most senior and respected practitioners in the industry and each chairs a major global financial institution. Our executive team and senior leads are all specialists in their fields. They draw on their many years’ experience to deliver the best possible outcomes for our members and the industry.

We also have seven City Chairs across some of the UK’s major financial centres, including Belfast, Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, Greater Manchester, Leeds and Newcastle who lead our local engagement, represent members and promote the industry across their regions or nations.

Leadership Team

Our Values

Our values2


  • We’re thorough in every aspect of our work, paying attention to detail.
  • Always focused on our objectives.
  • We constantly seek opportunities to improve what we do and how we do it.
  • We’re dedicated to our work and see every task through to completion.


  • We recognise the impact of what we do and demonstrate deep knowledge and understanding of the topics and issues that inform it.
  • We’re ambitious for our organisation, our members, and the industry, doing all we can to deliver success.
  • We’re accountable for our behaviour and the quality of our work.


  • We adjust quickly to new demands and changing circumstances
  • We demonstrate energy and enthusiasm for our organisation and our activity
  • We’re resourceful, committed and focused on the right outcomes


  • We are open, honest and straight forward.
  • We mean what we say, and do what we say we will.
  • We are accepting of our mistakes and seek to learn from them.
  • We share lessons and never seek to ‘pass the buck’.


  • We collaborate well, sharing ideas and information with colleagues and work as one team.
  • We inspire, challenge and assist each other to learn.
  • We are completely engaged in our work.
  • We recognise the role we each play in creating an enjoyable and successful place to work.