A global City and UK financial services industry, serving the world and supported by a fair and competitive regulatory and taxation framework and the highest skills possible.
The City United Project is led by a small but highly experienced team covering several disciplines.
Professor Daniel Hodson: Chairman, CityUnited Project and The City for Britain; Vice Chairman, The Independent Business Network.
Formerly Gresham Professor of Commerce, CEO of LIFFE, Deputy CEO of Nationwide Building Society, Chairman of the University of Winchester and the Design and Artists Copyright Society, a director of the London Clearing House and the Post Office.
Leigh Evans: Vice-Chairman of the CityUnited Project in charge of Operations, Media & Marketing.
Formerly advisor on venture capital investments on behalf of an offshore trust, holding non-Exec Directorships in a diverse portfolio of companies; Founder and CEO of a global no.1 company providing services in over 100 countries around the world; currently active in Internet, marine, and publishing businesses.
Tom Bohills: Vice-Chairman of the CityUnited Project and its Legal Counsel; Vice-Chairman of the Independent Business Network and Co-Founder of the Alliance of British Entrepreneurs.
Tom is formerly the General Counsel of two UK Fintech companies and is now the Principal of Chronos Law, a boutique law firm with a focus on Technology.
Danny Corrigan: Vice-Chairman of the CityUnited Project, Danny has worked in the international wholesale financial markets since the 1980s engaged in FICC trading, broking and clearing / regulatory reporting, mainly in the City of London but also based in Moscow, Astana, Tokyo, Sydney and recently Cyprus where he was CEO of ED&F Man Capital Markets. Previously CEO of CME European Trade Repository; a Managing Director at ICAP in London and before running derivatives and/or rates businesses at ING Moscow, NatWest Capital Markets and Bear Stearns in London. Also former member of the Bank of England’s Money Market Liaison Group.
In 2020 he co-founded London Reporting House: a regulatory data service start-up based in London working with major infrastructure firms and the wholesale financial community. Also currently a Trustee and Board member of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI) and chairs its International Committee
He has written five books on the financial markets, most recently on Collateral.
In addition to its Operating Committee, the CityUnited Project benefits from the significant expertise of its Political Advisory Board, whose members include:-
Our contributors are naturally of the highest calibre: Dr Gerard Lyons, Martin Howe QC and Professor Patrick Minford, as well as leading practitioners and City service providers whose names may be less familiar to you.