Board of directors

The board is responsible for ensuring the long-term success of IG Group by delivering sustainable shareholder value. Our board members have been selected for their varied skills and their ability to guide and oversee the strategic direction of the business.

Non-executive board members


Andy has significant board experience, including within major listed companies. Andy is Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of Avanti Communications Group plc and was recently appointed as a Non-Executive Director of Link Administration Holdings Ltd.

Andy holds a number of other roles in not-for-profit organisations across the IT, space and charitable sectors, including chairing Digital Catapult. He is president of UK Space and Chair of the Space Leadership Council, and is a Commissioner at the UK National Infrastructure Commission.

In addition, Andy is Vice-Chairman of the Disaster Emergency Committee, which focuses on emergency aid relief, and is a Trustee of the World Wildlife Fund.

Andy’s other current roles enable him to bring to the Board a wide perspective on technology and digital development, while in no way impacting his ability to devote sufficient time to his role as Chairman of IG.

Andy has previously served as Group Chief Executive of Logica plc, as CEO of Group Strategy and Operations at BT Group, as a board member of the CBI, and as Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of ARM Holdings plc. 

Committee membership: Nomination Committee (Chair) and Remuneration Committee.

Andy Green | Non-Executive Chairman | IG's Board of Directors




Stephen brings significant and extensive quoted company board experience. He is currently a Non-Executive Director of Applerigg Ltd and Chairman of the Alzheimer’s Society.

Stephen has previously served as the CEO of Betfair plc, and has held roles at Pearson plc where, among other positions, he was CEO of the Financial Times Group.

Stephen was Chairman of Interactive Data Corporation in the US and the Royal National Institute for Deaf People. He has served as a Director on the boards of Royal Sun Alliance Insurance Group plc, Psion plc, Channel 4, Ofcom, Aztec Limited and Cambridge University Judge Business School.

Committee membership: Board Risk Committee, Remuneration Committee and Nomination Committee.

Stephen Hill | Non-Executive Director | IG's Board of Directors


Sam has extensive experience in the regulatory field and detailed knowledge of risk and compliance matters, from her time with the London Stock Exchange and Financial Services Authority.

Sam is a Managing Director at Promontory Financial Group, a leading strategy, risk-management and regulatory-compliance consulting firm, where she advises financial services businesses on a wide range of risk and regulatory matters.

Sam began her career at the London Stock Exchange’s Surveillance Division, which over time became the Securities and Futures Authority and eventually the Financial Services Authority. During that time, she held a range of supervisory roles and worked for two years in the Investigations and Enforcement Division. As a supervisor, she ran departments overseeing global investment firms, retail and investment banks and major insurance groups.

Sam has no other current appointments.

Committee membership: Board Risk Committee (Chair), Audit Committee and Nomination Committee.

Sam Tymms | Non-Executive Director | IG's Board of Directors


Jim has in-depth knowledge and experience of the financial services sector, as well as considerable experience both as a CFO and in the implementation of transformation programmes.

A qualified chartered accountant, Jim was Finance Director for Resolution plc, having joined the Company as Group Financial Controller. He spent ten years at Aviva, where he was Group Integration Director for the CGU/Norwich Union merger and Finance Director of Norwich Union Life, Aviva’s UK life insurance business. He was formerly the Corporate Development Director for Friends Life Group, where his responsibilities included overseeing the final separation and integration of the UK life business acquired by Resolution plc, as well as the delivery of the overall group change portfolio and strategic corporate development.

Jim has no other current appointments.

Committee membership: Audit Committee (Chair), Board Risk Committee, Remuneration Committee and Nomination Committee.

Jim Newman | Non-Executive Director | IG's Board of Directors


June brings to the Board significant international experience and knowledge of the digital sector, as well as experience in strategy, product innovation and delivery. She is the President of Verifone Europe and Russia, with responsibility for the operation of the Verifone business throughout these territories.

June has held various executive management positions at a number of large multi-national businesses. These include Citibank, where she was Managing Director of Global Healthcare, Citi Enterprise Payments and IBM Corporation, where she led their global Banking and Financial Markets business. June was also a strategy consultant at Booz, Allen & Hamilton. She began her career at P&G in brand management marketing.

Committee membership: Board Risk Committee and Nomination Committee.

June Felix | Non-Executive Director | IG's Board of Directors


Malcolm has broad experience and knowledge of the financial services and investment sectors, along with extensive experience on the boards of publicly listed companies.

Malcolm was appointed as Chief Executive Officer of Provident Financial plc in February 2018, having previously been its Senior Independent Director until November 2017 and, following the death of its Chairman, Interim Executive Director. He is a partner at Opus Corporate Finance LLP and Juno Capital LLP and holds an advisory role at Heidrick & Struggles.

Malcolm served as a NonExecutive Director and Chairman of the Remuneration Committee of Hastings Group Holdings plc prior to his resignation in April 2018. He also served as Senior Independent Director of Pendragon plc, and was a Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the Investment Committee at RSA Insurance Group plc. Prior to this, he held various executive roles at Morgan Grenfell plc, Drexel Burnham Lambert, Barclays de Zoete Wedd Holdings, UBS AG, ING Barings Ltd, Morley Fund Managers (now Aviva Investors), JER Partners Ltd, where he was European President, and Matrix Securities Limited. 

Committee membership: Remuneration Committee (Chair), Audit Committee and Nomination Committee.

Malcolm Le May | Senior Independent Non-Executive Director | IG's Board of Directors

Executive board members


Peter has spent his whole career with IG, having joined as a graduate trainee in 1994. In 1999 he was appointed Head of Financial Dealing, and in 2003 he joined the Board following his appointment as Chief Operating Officer (COO), where he was responsible for IT as IG developed its online offering. His COO role expanded to encompass leadership of the sales and marketing functions.

Peter was appointed Interim Chief Executive Officer in October 2015 and, following an extensive search, was appointed Chief Executive Officer in December 2015.

Peter graduated from Nottingham University with a degree in economics, and from the London Business School with a masters in finance. Peter served as an officer in the Royal Navy prior to joining IG.

On 18 June 2018, Peter was appointed as a Non-Executive Director of the AIM-listed company Scotgold Resources Limited.

Committee membership: None.

Peter Hetherington | Interim Chief Executive Officer | IG's Board of Directors


Paul brings in-depth knowledge of financial services and Board-level experience in several public companies, providing IG with a wide perspective in the consideration of operational and strategic development discussions at Board and management level.

Paul joined IG from Tullett Prebon plc, where he served as Finance Director from 2006 to 2016. Prior to this, he was Group Finance Director of Mowlem plc and TDG plc. Between 1993-2000, he held various financial roles at Caradon plc, including three years as Finance Director of MK Electric. He qualified as a chartered accountant with Price Waterhouse in 1987, and obtained an MBA from Cranfield School of Management in 1991.

Paul has no other current appointments.

Committee membership: None.

Paul Mainwaring | Chief Financial Officer | IG's Board of Directors


Jon was appointed Chief Information Officer in 2012 and as such has been responsible for setting and delivering the Groupís IT strategy and for the stability and security of the IGís technology. Under his stewardship, IG has consolidated its reputation as a leader in tech and innovation, providing a secure and innovative client experience.

Jon has been with IG throughout his career having first joined IG in 2000 as a graduate trainee, rising to Dealing and Operations Director by 2010. Jon holds an Executive MBA from London Business School.

Committee membership: None.

Jon Noble | Chief Information Officer | IG's Board of Directors


Bridget was appointed to her current role as Chief Commercial Officer in September 2015 and is responsible for the Group's strategy for attracting prospects to IG, and managing and developing IG's client relationships.

Bridget joined IG in 2005 as Legal Counsel and in her first ten years at IG she undertook a number of roles including General Counsel, Head of Compliance and Company Secretary. Prior to that, Bridget worked as a solicitor with financial services specialism and as a lawyer for Deutsche Bank's trading desk. Bridget qualified as a lawyer, and holds an LLB (1st Class Hons) and BBus (Dean's List) from Queensland University of Technology.

Committee membership: None.

Bridget Messer | Chief Commercial Officer | IG's Board of Directors

Board committees

Certain governance responsibilities have been delegated by the board to the board committees:

  • Audit committee
  • Nomination committee
  • Remuneration committee
  • Board risk committee

This ensures that there is independent oversight of internal control and risk management and assists the board with carrying out its responsibilities. These board committees comprise independent non-executive directors and, in some cases, the chairman.

See the details about our board committees.

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