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The International Regulatory Strategy Group(IRSG) is a practitioner-led body comprising leading UK-based figures from the financial and professional services industry. It aims to contribute to the shaping of the international regulatory regime, at global, regional and national levels, so that it promotes open, competitive and fair capital markets globally, supporting sustainable economic growth.

Its role includes identifying strategic level issues where a cross-sectoral position can add value to existing industry views.

It is an advisory body both to the City of London Corporation, and to TheCityUK which is an independent practitioner-led body set up to co-ordinate the promotion of the UK-based financial and professional services industry.

IRSG Council

Membership of the Council group is by invitation, with members participating in a personal capacity.

The Group is chaired by Rachel Lomax. 

The Deputy Chairman is the Chairman of the Policy and Resources Committee of the Corporation of London (currently Mark Boleat).

IRSG Executive Board

The role of the Executive Board is to set the priorities of IRSG and ensure the delivery of IRSG’s objectives. 

IRSG Experts and Engagement Panel

The Experts and Engagement Panel  is comprised of representatives of practitioner firms and trade associations.  They provide the membership for the various IRSG workstreams and the intellectual capital to the IRSG Council.

12 March 2012
Last Modified:
01 May 2014