The Bond Investors Congress 2015

Simon Hills

Executive Director, Prudential Capital and Risk

British Bankers Association


Simon Hills is the executive director of the prudential capital and risk team at the British Bankers Association. His team focuses on influencing the shape of the reforms to Basel III as they are implemented in the EU via the CRDIV/CRR package as well as the international regulatory architecture more broadly as it develops in the wake of the global financial crisis. He interacts with politicians, finance ministries, regulators and central bankers around the world. He is also interested in crisis management, recovery and resolution planning and different types of bank capital and funding instruments such as convertible capital instruments, covered bonds and securitisation structures. He is also leading the BBA’s work on the introduction of the senior managers’ regime, as recommended by the Parliamentary Commission on Banking Standards. His banking background is in fixed income sales, trading and origination and he also has experience of energy and aerospace project finance. He studied at London Business School and Imperial College and has also completed a masters’ in Financial Services Regulation at Guildhall University. He has more recently passed the Institute of Directors’ diploma in company direction. He is liveryman of the Worshipful Company of International Bankers.


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Tue 23 - Wed 24 Jun 2015

The Hilton Park Lane, London