TheCityUK Regional and National Chairs

The role of our Regional and National Chairs is to further enhance and support our work across all of the UK.

Our Regional and National Chairs have been drawn from across the industry in areas that host some of the country's major financial centres. They act as advocates for the industry, championing its considerable local contribution, and progressing opportunities for greater collaboration across their respective regions and nations.

Current TheCityUK Regional and National Chairs:

Sandra Wallace CBE, TheCityUK Chair in the Midlands, and Joint Managing Director, UK and Europe, DLA Piper

North East
Jerry Arneja, TheCityUK Chair in the North East, and Area Director, North East & Humber Business Banking, HSBC UK

North West
Lyndsey Fallon, TheCityUK Chair in the North West, and Risk Advisory Partner, Deloitte

Sam Booth, Deputy TheCityUK Chair in the North West, Chief Executive, pro-manchester

South West
Katharine Finn, TheCityUK Chair in the South West, and Senior Partner, Bristol Office, PwC

Yorkshire and The Humber
John Walsh, TheCityUK Chair in Yorkshire and The Humber, and Head of Office Leeds - UK Corporate, Marsh

Tom Bray, TheCityUK Chair for Wales, and Senior Office Partner, Cardiff, Eversheds Sutherland

Our latest work

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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Enabling growth: Our manifestos for the metro mayors

Following the recent local elections, we have put together a series of manifestos for the mayor in each region.

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Press release

TheCityUK calls for new era of certainty and collaboration to finance Britain’s future


Guest blog: Building the skills of our financial and professional services’ workforce for a bright future


Cities vs their wider urban areas: how does financial and related professional services employment differ?

Chair’s address at our National Conference 2023: Anne Richards DBE, TheCityUK Board Chair


TheCityUK National Conference

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

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Two-thirds of financial and related professional services employment is based outside the M25