World class City
World class organisation
World class leadership

World class City
World class organisation
World class leadership


“As the Lord Mayor for the City of London, and an ambassador for financial and professional services in UK, I believe there has never been a more exciting time to join the City of London Corporation as we shape our new future. We are innovative and forward-looking and incredibly excited to be pioneers of change during such challenging times.

We champion the City, London and the UK as the destination to do business and welcome people from across the world into the heart of the city. We would be delighted to welcome you to join our senior leadership team as we drive forward change, highlighting our climate change ambitions and ensuring our commitment to diversity and inclusion remain paramount.

I look forward to working with you as we navigate this journey together.”

The Rt Hon The Lord Mayor of the City of London, Alderman William Russell



Town Clerk
We are delighted that you are interested in these strategically important roles at the City of London Corporation. You will see from this microsite that the City offers a vibrant and unique environment. The City of London Corporation works at the heart of the world’s leading financial and business centre, but also celebrates over 800 years of history and tradition that no ordinary local authority can offer.

The City and its place in the UK and the World is changing in unprecedented times. At the City of London Corporation a programme of transformation has been set in motion to ensure pace, enterprise, agility and inclusivity for our diverse clients in the years ahead. Our new target operating model marks an unprecedented moment of cultural transformation for the City of London Corporation and its leadership ambitions ahead. These world class ambitions require world class leadership.

We’re looking for exceptionally talented individuals who will embody the change and transformation ahead and will be exemplars at this historic time for the City of London Corporation, leaving a lasting legacy for a centuries-old organisation and the City it serves.

We hope you find the possibility of joining us at this time exciting and challenging. If so, we would encourage you to apply for these posts, should you feel you meet the person specification.

John Barradell, Town Clerk and Chief Executive


Catherine McGuinness Chair of Policy & Resource Committee
This is a great time to join us at the City of London Corporation, as we continue to work hard to promote the City not just as a great place to do business, but one that offers world leading cultural attractions, educational facilities, and open spaces.

Catherine McGuinness, Chair of Policy and Resources Committee


Edward Lord - Chair of Establishment CommitteeOn my election as Establishment Chair, leading on our workforce policies, I promised to place diversity and inclusion at the heart of everything we do. That has been a core theme in developing the Target Operating Model and in launching the recruitment for these key senior roles. We strongly welcome the best and brightest candidates from all backgrounds to help us transform the Corporation. I really hope that you will join us on this exciting journey of change.

Edward Lord OBE, Chair, Establishment Committee