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This page has been archived and is no longer updated following the resignation of Commissioner Lord Hill.

Lord Hill's resignation took effect on 15 July 2016 (midnight). His portfolio is now under the responsibility of Vice-President Dombrovskis.

Responsibilities

  • Ensuring that financial markets are properly regulated and supervised so that they are stable, competitive and transparent, at the service of jobs and growth. This includes the full implementation of the Banking Union.
  • Establishing a Capital Markets Union by 2019, for all 28 Member States of the EU, and maximising the benefits of capital markets and non-bank financial institutions for the rest of the economy, and in particular SMEs.
  • Proposing measures to make financial services work better for consumers and retail investors.
  • Promoting global consistency in regulation and the implementation of agreed standards and principles in cooperation with international partners.

Jonathan Hill is part of the following Project Teams:

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European Parliament hearings

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Agenda

Appointments and meetings

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Biography

British nationality.

European Commissioner for Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union
  • 2014-2016
Leader of the House of Lords and Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster
  • 2013-14
Under-secretary of State for Education
  • 2010-13
Director, Quiller Consultants
  • 1998-2010
Senior Consultant at Bell Pottinger Communications
  • 1994-98
Political Secretary to Prime Minister John Major
  • 1992-94
No. 10 Policy Unit
  • 1991-92
Special Adviser to the Right Honourable Kenneth Clarke
  • 1986-89
Research Department of the Conservative Party
  • 1985-86
Masters of Arts in History from Trinity College, Cambridge
  • 1982