Julia Hoggett took up the post of Chief Executive Officer of London Stock Exchange plc on the 14 April 2021.
Prior to this position, Julia was the Director of Market Oversight at the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), responsible for overseeing the conduct of participants in the primary and secondary markets in the UK. Julia joined the FCA as Head of the Wholesale Banking Supervision Department in May 2014.
Before joining the FCA, Julia was Managing Director and Head of FIG Flow Financing and subsequently also Covered Bonds, Short-Term Fixed Income Origination and Green Debt Capital Markets for EMEA at Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML). Prior to joining BAML Julia was a Board Member and latterly CEO of DEPFA ACS BANK in Ireland and responsible for the long-term funding of the DEPFA BANK Group.
Earlier in her career, Julia worked at JP Morgan in DCM origination roles covering Sovereign, Supranational and Agency clients and before that Sovereign and sub-Sovereign clients in Emerging Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
Julia has a degree in Social and Political Sciences from Newnham College, Cambridge University and undertook a research scholarship at Kings College, Cambridge University focused on public policy and economic development strategies in East Africa.
Julia was named one of Financial News’ 100 Most Influential Women in Europe’s Financial Markets in 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2021. Julia was also named on the OUTstanding Top 50 list in 2013 and in its successor the Top 100 list in 2014. She has been an active speaker in the City on Diversity and Inclusion for much of the last 20 years.