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:

Northern Ireland
Leigh Meyer, TheCityUK Chair in Northern Ireland, and Managing Director, Citi Belfast

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

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

Greater Manchester
Andy Westbrook, TheCityUK Chair in the North West and Practice Senior Partner (North West), Corporate Finance Advisory, Deloitte

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

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

North East
Neil Harrison, TheCityUK Chair in the North East, and Partner, UK Banking and Capital Markets Tax Leader, EY

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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Exporting from across Britain: Financial and related professional services 2022

UK exports of financial and related professional services are those industry services which originate in the UK and are sold abroad.

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TheCityUK appoints industry champion for Yorkshire and Humber

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Britain’s services exports essential to regional and national economies

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TheCityUK responds to the mini-Budget


Subnational economies and the role of financial and related professional services


TheCityUK National Conference 2022: round up

Our 2022 National Conference with SFE, kindly sponsored by PwC and supported by State Street, took place on 1 December 2022.

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