14
March
2019
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18:06
Europe/Amsterdam

Policy Chair pays tribute to Sir Mark Boleat

The City of London Corporation’s Policy Chair Catherine McGuinness has paid tribute to her predecessor Sir Mark Boleat, who has today announced that he is retiring from the Court of Common Council, the City of London Corporation’s main decision-making body.

Sir Mark was the Chairman of the Policy and Resources Committee at the City Corporation from 2012-2017. He finished his term on 4 May 2017 and was awarded a knighthood the following month for his contribution to the financial services industry in the UK and to local government in London.

Policy Chair Catherine McGuinness said:

“Sir Mark Boleat has played an invaluable role in championing the City and London throughout his distinguished career.

“I would like to thank him for his tireless efforts as a public servant. He has been a powerful advocate for the financial services sector, while also playing an important role in tackling local government issues including skills, education and housing. He will be much missed.”

Speaking at a meeting of the Policy and Resources Committee today, Sir Mark Boleat said:

“My five years as Policy Chairman were the most rewarding of my career. Serving as a member has been a huge pleasure and I wish the City of London Corporation well for the future.”

Notes to editors

The City of London Corporation is the governing body of the Square Mile dedicated to a vibrant and thriving City, supporting a diverse and sustainable London within a globally-successful UK. www.cityoflondon.gov.uk