Board of Directors

TheCityUK Board of Directors is at the heart of our organisation and brings together a cross-sectoral group of the most senior leaders from the industry. It oversees our strategic objectives, ensures the delivery of our work programme and provides key messages and governance for the recommendations from our work.

TheCityUK Board of Directors

Name Position Company
Dame Anne Richards* Chief Executive Officer Fidelity International
Hannah Gurga Director General Association of British Insurers
Adam Farkas Chief Executive Officer Association of Financial Markets Europe (AFME)
Jon Whitehouse Group Head of Government Relations Barclays Bank plc
Sarah Melvin Head of UK BlackRock
Christopher Hayward Chairman of Policy and Resources Committee City of London Corporation
Sir William Russell Alderman City of London Corporation
Omar Ali Managing Partner, EMEIA Financial Services EY
Dr Kay Swinburne Vice Chair of Financial Services KPMG
Edward Braham Chair M&G
Galina Dimitrova Director, Investment & Capital Markets The Investment Association
Miles Celic Chief Executive Officer TheCityUK
David Postings Chief Executive UK Finance
John Heaps Chairman Yorkshire Building Society


Our latest work

Key facts about UK-based financial and related professional services 2023

For yet another year, the wider social and economic context within which the financial and related professional services industry operates is fraught.

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How UK government can best guide investors through its investment screening regime

The National Security and Investment Act 2021 established the UK’s investment screening regime to prevent investments in UK assets from posing national security risks.

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TheCityUK responds to the UK joining the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP)


TheCityUK responds to the Green Finance Strategy 2023

Press release

Latest data shows strong growth in financial and related professional services


TheCityUK responds to the 2023 Spring Budget


TheCityUK International Conference 2023

Following the success of our inaugral International Conference in 2022, we will be holding the event again in London in April 2023.

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City Week 2023

City Week 2023 will be held in-person at the Guildhall, London, and also streamed live on media channels, over three days between 24-26 April 2023.

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