Nominations Committee

Download Nominations Committee Terms of Reference

Director of Investor Relations, Telefónica UK (O2)

David Lloyd-Seed

Director of Investor Relations, Telefónica UK (O2)

Chair of the IR Society
Chair of the Nominations Committee

David Lloyd-Seed is an experienced Investor Relations and capital markets practitioner.  He is currently Director of Investor Relations at Telefonica UK (O2). Prior to that David was IR and Corporate Affairs Director at Dixons Retail for almost 10 years which included the merger with Carphone Warehouse.  Most recently he was Interim Head of IR at Severn Trent and a partner at Tulchan Communications, a strategic communications adviser.  Prior to joining Dixons Retail in 2005, David worked as a corporate broker for 18 years latterly as a Director with Citi. During his time in corporate broking he advised a number of companies on IR, market related activities, fund raisings, mergers and IPOs across a number of sectors.

Head of Investor Relations  - British Land plc

David Walker

Head of Investor Relations - British Land plc

Deputy Chair of the IR Society
Co-Chair of the Events Committee

David Walker qualified as a Chartered Accountant with PriceWaterhouseCoopers within their Banking & Capital Markets division in London. Following this, he spent over seven years in the city at Deutsche Bank where he held a variety of roles within the Corporate Finance division, including Business Development and most recently as a Vice President in the UK Corporate Broking team.  Since leaving Deutsche Bank David has worked at Hays PLC, the FTSE250 listed specialist recruitment group, where he headed up the Investor Relations & Corporate Development team, taking responsibility for all aspects of shareholder and other stakeholder communications. In October 2017 he joined British Land as Head of Investor Relations. 

General Manager - The IR Society

John Gollifer

General Manager - The IR Society

John brings extensive international IR experience to his role at the Society having previously been Head of Investor Relations at the Singapore Exchange for 11 years. He was heavily involved in establishing the Investor Relations Professionals Association in Singapore in 2006. 

John is a banker by training having started his career with Barclays Bank in the City of London before embarking on a number of corporate finance and equity capital markets roles in Asia and Europe with Barclays, ABN Amro Rothschild and BNP Paribas. He has a BA from Loughborough University, an MBA from Henley Business School and he created an IR course that he taught at the Singapore Management University from 2009 to 2012.

Chief Executive Officer, EMEA - Orient Capital

Alison Owers

Chief Executive Officer, EMEA - Orient Capital

Chair of the Membership Committee

Alison joined Orient Capital in 2010, bringing with her a wealth of investor relations and share register analysis experience.  Since she joined she has been instrumental in developing OC and the investor relations product suite in the UK and across Europe.  Alison joined Orient from Capita where for 7 years she was Managing Director of the Capita IR Services business.  Previously Alison managed the UK Client reporting team at Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein for 5 years specialising in share register analysis for UK large/mid cap companies.  She is a member of the UK IR Society and has been on the IR Society Education Committee since 2006.

Investor Relations Director - Lloyds Banking Group

Douglas Radcliffe

Investor Relations Director - Lloyds Banking Group

Douglas currently heads up the Investor Relations team at Lloyds Banking Group having been a senior member of the team at Lloyds Bank and subsequently Lloyds Banking Group for the last seven years. 

During this time he has been involved in all the normal Investor Relations activities including the development of the investment proposition, briefing of institutional investors and the development and production of corporate results and announcements.  In addition he has been integrally involved in all the corporate actions and transactions undertaken by the Group during this period including the acquisition of HBOS, the capital raisings and the various business disposals.

Prior to joining the Investor Relations team Douglas held management positions within Group Strategy, Group Risk and Private Banking having initially joined Lloyds Bank on the graduate development programme.

Chairman & Managing Director - Edison Investment Research

Fraser Thorne

Chairman & Managing Director - Edison Investment Research

Fraser founded Edison in 2003. Before that, he ran Newton Investment Management’s UK smaller company fund - a top decile performer. Fraser has broad experience in equities markets working closely with Edison’s operations in Asia-Pacific, Germany as well as the UK. He holds an MBA, is a member of the CFA and is on the Membership Committee of the IR Society.

Great day on Tuesday with @IRSocietyUK for their Annual Conference, at @Kingsplaceevent!…

Sponsor message