Richard Lloyd OBE


Richard Lloyd OBE joined the IPSA Board in December 2018. He became Interim Chair in October 2019 and was confirmed as our Chair in November 2021.

He is also a non-executive director of the Financial Conduct Authority and the Advertising Standards Authority.

Richard's previous positions include:

  • Executive director, Which?

  • Chief executive, Consumers International

  • Head of policy, Shelter

  • Special adviser to the Prime Minister

He was awarded an OBE in 2019 for services to the economy and consumer rights.

Register of Interests

NameRichard Lloyd
Financial interests*None
Directorships and shareholdings**The Financial Conduct Authority – senior independent director (interim chair from May 2022 to March 2023); the Advertising Standards Authority – non executive director; Article 36 – non-executive director
Investment property***None
Public appointmentsThe Financial Conduct Authority – non-executive director; the Advertising Standards Authority – non executive director
Charities and non-public organisationsArticle 36 – non-executive director
Any other relevant interestsAny other relevant interests
Relevant interests of spouse, partner, or close family memberNone
Date6 December 2023

I, Richard Lloyd, confirm that the information that I have given is, to the best of my knowledge and belief, true and complete. I confirm that I understand the purpose of the form and the reasons for the collection of my personal data and that I agree to my personal data being used as stated.

*This includes interests held by a board member that are directly relevant to his/her position within IPSA. It is not a list of all financial interests including all investments or loans held by a board member. It indicates where financial interests are held in a blind trust held independently from the owner so that a board member is shielded from involvement in their management.
**Shareholdings are not listed where they are de minimis in nature.
***In line with the Registers of Interest in the Houses of Parliament, property owned and/or occupied by board members for their own use is not included in the list.