Meet the Speaker:

Chris Hayward

Policy Chairman, City of London Corporation

Chris is the Policy Chairman of the City of London Corporation. In his role he speaks for the financial and professional services sector of the UK to Government and internationally.

He is a former Deputy Leader of Hertfordshire and Dorset County Councils and was first elected to Common Council of the City of London Corporation for Broad Street Ward in March 2013 and continually re-elected since.

He had a career as Managing Director of Companies in the Construction, Aviation Infrastructure and Global Events Management Sectors. He is now a Non-Executive Director of various companies in the commercial property, planning and communications sectors.

Chris is an Honorary Bencher of the Inner Temple and Chairman of the Guild of the Royal Hospital of St Bartholomew.

Chris is married to Alexandra. They have two children and live near Chorleywood, Hertfordshire and in the City of London.