Nicholas Stephen Leland Lyons (Alderman)

Title: Alderman

Ward: Tower

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Contact information

Phone:  07785 111466

Email:  nicholas.lyons@cityoflondon.gov.uk

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Committee appointments

Term of Office

  • 12/09/2017 -

Appointments to outside bodies

Additional Information

Alderman Lyons has worked in the City of London for over 35 years. He has extensive experience in commercial, investment and international banking, as well as the insurance and reinsurance industry. In the early 1980s he worked at Morgan Guaranty Trust Company of New York (later JP Morgan Chase & Co.) in commercial banking, debt capital markets, equity markets and mergers and acquisitions. He later worked at Salomon Brothers FIG (1994-95) advising UK, Irish and Nordic banks and insurance companies on M&A and debt and equity capital. From 1995-2003 he worked at Lehman Brothers in several high-profile roles, including Managing Director in Financial Institutions Group, Head of FIG (1999-2001), Member of the European Investment Banking Executive Committee, Global Co-Head of Firmwide Recruitment and Development (2001-2003) and member of European Operating Committee. He has held numerous non-executive directorships, including at Ki Cap (telecom hedge fund), Miller Insurance Services LLP (specialist insurance and reinsurance broking), Catlin Group Ltd, Quayle Munro Holdings Ltd (merchant bank), Friends Life Group Ltd, Pension Insurance Corporation and Temple Bar Investment Trust. He is currently Chairman of Phoenix Group, a FTSE 100 (life insurance and pensions) and of Clipstone Logistics REIT PLC, (commercial real estate investment company) and a nonexecutive director of BUPA (health insurance and provision) and of Convex Group (property and casualty insurance and reinsurance underwriting). Alderman Lyons also has extensive not-for-profit experience, holding a vice-chairmanship of a prominent school, trusteeships of a children’s hospice association, an educational trust and local community memorial trust, and is co-founder of the Board of Patrons of the East Anglian Art Fund. He is also a Fellow (Governor) of St Columba’s College in Dublin, Governor at King Edward’s, Witley and of St Dunstan’s College, Catford and a Trustee of the Honourable the Irish Society and of the St Paul’s Cathedral Choristers’ Trust.