Chris Hayward

Chris Hayward is Sheriff 2019/20 of the City of London. He is Deputy Chairman of the City of London Corporation’s Planning and Transportation Committee and Vice Chairman of its Policy and Resources Committee. He is a director of his and his family’s investments and property companies and has also had substantial experience in media and events management and consultancy. His career has included senior management roles at several airports. In local government he has been a Deputy Leader and a Councillor, especially in Hertfordshire and Dorset County Councils; and, he has also been active in the Conservative Party both nationally and locally. Chris is a Liveryman, and former Master, of the Worshipful Company of Pattenmakers and a Life Member of the Court of the Guild of Freemen. Apart from his City connections Chris has a further tie with Barts since his wife trained as a nurse at the Hospital.