London Stock Exchange Group Board

Chris Gibson-Smith

Appointed to the Board in May 2003. Chairman of Partnership and Chairman of Reform. Previously Chairman of The British Land Company plc from 2007 until 2012 and Non-Executive Director from 2003, Non-Executive Director of Qatar Financial Centre Authority from 2006 to 2012, Chairman of National Air Traffic Services Ltd from 2001 to 2005, Director of Lloyds TSB plc from 1999 to 2005, Group Managing Director of BP plc from 1997 to 2001 and a past Trustee of the London Business School, Trustee of the Institute of Public Policy Research and the arts charity Arts & Business.

Xavier Rolet
Chief Executive

Appointed to the Board in March 2009 and appointed Chief Executive on 20 May 2009. From 2000 to 2008 he was a senior executive at Lehman Brothers and, most recently, CEO of Lehman in France. Prior to Lehman Brothers, he held senior positions at Dresdner Kleinwort Benson from 1997 to 2000, Credit Suisse First Boston from 1994 to 1996 and Goldman Sachs from 1984 to 1994.

David Warren
Chief Financial Officer

David was appointed Chief Financial Officer and joined the Board as a Director on 2 July 2012. David previously spent 9 years as CFO at Nasdaq OMX, where he was responsible for all financial operations, including accounting, SEC and regulatory reporting, treasury, tax, risk management, financial planning and analysis, corporate finance and investor relations. Following this, David spent two years as a Senior Adviser to the CEO of NASDAQ OMX. Prior to his time at Nasdaq OMX, David held a number of senior finance roles, including 7 years at CS First Boston.

Jacques Aigrain
Non-Executive Director

Appointed to the Board in May 2013. Chairman of LCH.Clearnet Group Limited. He is a Supervisory Board Member of Deutsche Lufthansa and its subsidiary, Swiss International Airlines. He is also a Supervisory Board Member of LyondellBassel NV, a director of Qatar Financial Centre Authority, a Non-Executive Director of WPP plc and serves as a Senior Advisor at Warburg Pincus. Previously, he was a Non Executive Director at Resolution from 2010 to 2013,CEO of Swiss Re from 2006 to 2009, having joined in 2001 as Head of Financial Services, New York. Prior to this he spent 20 years, from 1981 to 2001, with JP Morgan Chase, working in the New York, London and Paris offices and holding a number of senior roles including Head of Global Health & Chemicals, Co-Head of Global M&A and Co-Head, Client Management.

Sherry Coutu CBE
Non-Executive Director

Appointed to the Board in January 2014. Non-Executive Director of Cambridge Temperature Concepts, Cambridge Assessment, Cambridge University Press, Raspberry Pi, and Artfinder. Sherry also serves on the Advisory Boards of, and is an External Non-Executive Director of Cambridge University and a Member of the Finance Committee. Previously, she was an Investor and Director of New Energy Finance from 2006 to 2009 and Director of Jarvis Plc from 2001 to 2003. From 1998 to 2007 she was Non-Executive Director and Senior Independent Director of RM Plc, where she also served as Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and a Member of the Audit Committee. From 2006 to 2010, Sherry was a Trustee of NESTA National Endowment for Science, Technology and Arts. In 1995, Sherry founded Interactive Investor International Plc and served as CEO and Chairman from 1995 to 2001. She was also UK Managing Director of ISI Emerging Markets from 1994 to 1995.

Paul Heiden
Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee

Appointed to the Board in June 2010. Non-Executive Chairman of Intelligent Energy Holdings plc and Non-Executive Director of United Utilities Group plc and Meggitt plc. Previously Chairman of Talaris Topco Limited from 2009 to 2012, Chief Executive Officer of FKI plc from 2003 to 2008 and Group Finance Director of Rolls-Royce plc from 1999 to 2003. He has had previous senior finance roles at Hanson PLC and Mercury Communications and was a Non-Executive Director of Bunzl plc from 1998 to 2005 and a Non-Executive Director of Filtrona plc from 2005 to 2006

Raffaele Jerusalmi
Executive Director, Chief Executive Officer of Borsa Italiana and Director of Capital Markets

Appointed to the Board in June 2010. In addition to his role as Director of Capital Markets, Raffaele was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Borsa Italiana S.p.A. in April 2010. He is also Institore of the LSEGH (Italy) group of companies. Prior to joining Borsa Italiana in 1998, he was head of trading for Italian fixed income at Credit Suisse First Boston from 1993 to 1998. From 1996 he was member of the proprietary trading group in London. From 1997 to 1998 he was a Board Member of MTS S.p.A., representing Credit Suisse First Boston and from 1989 to 1993 was head of trading for the fixed income and derivatives divisions at Cimo S.p.A. in Milan.

Andrea Munari
Non-Executive Director

Appointed to the Board in October 2007. CEO of Credito Fondiario SpA. Previously, General Manager of Banca IMI (Intesa Sanpaolo Group) from March 2006 to December 2013, Managing Director of Morgan Stanley Fixed Income Division, Director of MTS S.p.A. from 2003 to 2005 and of TLX S.p.A. from January to September 2007.

Stuart Lewis
Non-Executive Director

Appointed to the Board in June 2013. Chief Risk Officer and Member of the Management Board at Deutsche Bank AG. Previously held senior roles at Deutsche Bank AG. From 1992 to 1996, he worked at Credit Suisse Financial Products in Credit Risk Management and, from 1990 to 1991, at Continental Illinois National Bank.

Stephen O'Connor
Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the Risk Committee

Appointed to the Board in June 2013. Stephen is a member of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission Global Markets Advisory Committee. Previously, Chairman of the International Swaps and Derivatives Association from 2011 – 2014 having been appointed as a Non-Executive Director in 2009.  Stephen also worked at Morgan Stanley in London and New York from 1988 to 2013 as Global Head of the OTC Derivative Clearing Business from 2010 to 2012, Global Head Counterparty Portfolio Management (CPM) from 2000 to 2010, Treasurer—Derivative Product Group from 1994 to 2000 and EMEA Financial Controller—Interest Rate and then Equity Derivatives from 1988 to 1993. From 2011 to 2012, Stephen was also a member of the High Level Stakeholder Group for the UK Government Office for Science in their review of the Future of Computer Trading in Financial Markets. Stephen was a Non-Executive Director of OTC DerivNet Ltd from 2001 to 2013 and was Chairman from 2001 to 2011.

Baroness (Joanna) Shields OBE
Non-Executive Director

Appointed to the Board in January 2014. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Tech City UK and UK Government’s Business Ambassador for Digital Industries. Joanna is also a Member of The Mayor of London’s Smart Board and Trustee of the American School in London. From 2013 to 2014 she was a Non-Executive Director of TalkTalk Telecom Group Plc and from 2010 to 2012, she was VP and Managing Director, EMEA of Facebook, Inc. From 2007 to 2009 she held executive positions at Aol, Inc and was President of People Networks from 2008 to 2010. From 2007 to 2008 she was President and CEO of Bebo Inc. Joanna was Managing Director, Syndication & Partnerships EMEA at Google, Inc from 2005 to 2007, and she was VP and Managing Director, EMEA at Decru, Inc from 2003 to 2005. Joanna was VP and Managing Director, Europe of Realnetworks, Inc from 2001 to 2003 and CEO of Veon Inc from 1997 to 2001. Additionally, from 1989 to 1997 she held various senior roles at Electronics for Imaging Inc.

Massimo Tononi
Non-Executive Director

Appointed to the Board in September 2010. Chairman of Borsa Italiana S.p.A. and Prysmian S.p.A. He is also Non-Executive Director of Mittel S.p.A and Sorin S.p.A . Previously, Partner and Managing Director in the investment banking division of Goldman Sachs until July 2010. While at Goldman Sachs, he played a senior role in the business development and execution of investment banking transactions throughout Europe. Between 2006 – 2008, he was Treasury Undersecretary at the Italian Ministry of Economy & Finance in Rome.

Robert Webb QC
Senior Independent Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the Remuneration Committee

Appointed to the Board in February 2001. General Counsel and Head of Risk at Rolls-Royce plc. Chairman of Darktrace and Non-Executive Director of Holdingham Group Ltd. Bencher, Inner Temple. Formerly General Counsel of British Airways from September 1998 to April 2009, and Head of Chambers at 5 Bell Yard, London from 1988 to 1998.

Sharon Bowles
Non-Executive Director

Appointed to the Board in August 2014. Sharon Bowles was a Member of the European Parliament from 2005 – 2014, serving on the Economic and Monetary Affairs (ECON) and the Legal Affairs Committees. She chaired ECON from 2009 – 2014, putting her at the heart of the EU’s response to the financial and Eurozone crisis dealing with all the new and complex financial services legislation for markets, infrastructure, banking, corporate governance and accounting as well as competition policy, economic governance, monetary policy and public oversight of the European Central Bank. Sharon has an academic and professional background in engineering, physics and mathematics and was a partner in Bowles Horton, a firm of European Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys that she founded in 1981. She has acted for a range of leading technology companies in UK, US and Japan and has extensive experience of commercial negotiation and legal systems.