Eilis Ferran

non-Executive Director

Professor Ferran was appointed non-executive Director of Euroclear plc (“PLC”) and Euroclear SA/NV (“ESA”) in December 2017 and March 2018 respectively. Euroclear plc was succeeded by Euroclear Holding in November 2018, on whose Board of Directors she served a first time until May 2019.

She was a member of the Nominations & Governance Committee and a member of the Remuneration Committee of PLC. 

Professor Ferran is a member and Chairperson (subject of regulatory approval) of the Nominations & Governance Committee and a member of the Audit & Compliance Committee of ESA. 

Professor Eilís Ferran, FBA PhD is Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Institutional and International Relations and Professor of Company & Securities Law at the University of Cambridge, and a Professorial Fellow of St Catharine’s College, Cambridge.

Professor Ferran has written extensively on UK, EU and international financial regulation, company law and corporate finance law. Her publications include Brexit and Financial Services (Hart Publishing, 2017 co-authored), The Oxford Handbook of Financial Regulation (OUP, 2015, co-edited) Principles of Corporate Finance Law (OUP, 2104, co-authored) and The Regulatory Aftermath of the Global Financial Crisis (CUP 2012, co-authored).

She has advised UK Parliamentary committees and served as an academic member of Stakeholder Group of the European Banking Authority. She is a Fellow of the British Academy and of the European Corporate Governance Institute, and an Honorary Bencher of Middle Temple. As Pro-Vice-Chancellor she has strategic responsibility for Cambridge University’s staff policies and significant international academic partnerships.