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Catherine McGuinness

Chair of the Policy and Resources Committee

City of London Corporation

Catherine McGuinness
Catherine McGuinness is Chair of the Policy and Resources Committee at the City of London Corporation. As Chair of the Policy Committee, Catherine is Deputy Chair of TheCityUK, the promotional body for the UK financial services industry, and the International Regulatory Strategy Group. She is Chair of the City’s Courts Sub Committee, the body responsible for the management of the Old Bailey and the City of London Magistrates’ Court. She has led the City’s work on education, chairing its Education Board and the City of London Academies Trust. Catherine has also been closely involved with the City’s cultural offer, having chaired the boards of the Barbican Arts Centre and Guildhall School of Music & Drama, and with the City’s relationship with Northern Ireland.
 
She is on the board of London & Partners, the Mayor of London’s official promotional agency, and a commissioner on the IPPR Commission on Environmental Justice (and previously on the Commission on Economic Justice).
 
A solicitor by training, she practised in financial services law for several years. Catherine studied PPE at St Anne’s College, Oxford.

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City of London 2025 Vision

City of London

17 May 2021

City of London 2025 Vision

How is the City of London preparing to emerge from the pandemic? With the disruption brought by the COVID-19 crisis, what does it mean for people working patterns? Who, how and when will people visit...

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The City denies it will be converting offices to Resi

City of London

08 May 2021

The City denies it will be converting offices to Resi

In this interview, Policy Chair Catherine McGuinness tells Peter Murray that recent press headlines on stories about the Corporation’s recovery plans were “very misleading.”

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The City denies it will be converting offices to Resi

City of London

08 May 2021

The City denies it will be converting offices to Resi

The City of London has denied that it will be turning office towers into homes. In this interview, Policy Chair Catherine McGuinness tells Peter Murray that recent press headlines on stories about the...

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