Vice Chair (Independent)
Catherine McGuinness is a specialist in financial law. She was for several years a partner in a City law firm advising a number of international financial institutions, headed the London legal department of a major European bank, and now works as a consultant in the financial sector. On the City of London Corporation she has a particular interest in arts and culture, education, open spaces. Catherine is a member of the governing body for The City Academy, Hackney, which is co-sponsored by the City and by KPMG, as well as the board of the Barbican Centre. In addition to her City of London appointments, Catherine is also appointed to the United Westminster Schools, Guildhall School Development Trust and the Barbican Centre Trust.