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Nicholas Stephen Leland Lyons (Alderman)

Title: Alderman

Ward: Tower

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Contact information

Phone:  07785 111466


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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 – and continues to hold – several non-executive directorships, including at: Ki Cap (telecom), Miller Insurance Services LLP (specialist insurance and reinsurance broking), Catlin Group LTD, Quayle Munro Holdings LTD Merchant Bank, Price Forbes Holdings LTD and Price Forbes & Partners LTD, and Friends Life Group LTD. He is currently Chairman of Clipstone Logistics REIT PLC (commercial real estate investment company), a Senior Adviser to HSBC advising on reorganisation of their FIG coverage model, Senior Independent Director & Chairman of Remunerations Committee at Pension Insurance Corporation PLC, and Director of Temple Bar Investment Trust.


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.


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