Debrett's 500 most influential people: Who's in and who's out in business and finance - Mark Carney and Richard Branson joined by Neil Woodford and Nemat Shafik

 
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The City movers and shakers of the year have been named by Debrett's, in its annual list of the most influential people in the world - from actors and writers to scientists and politicians.

In business and finance, it's a who's who of the top men and women at the biggest companies and the most powerful names in finance.

In business

Baroness Brady, DBE, businesswoman

Sir Richard Branson, businessman

Vittorio Colao, CEO, Vodafone

Moya Greene, CEO, Royal Mail

Sir David Higgins, executive chairman HS2

John Holland-Kaye, CEO Heathrow

Vivian Hunt, managing partner, McKinsey

Dame Carolyn McCall, CEO, EasyJet

Lakshmi Mittal, chairman, CEO, Arcelor Mittal

Alison Nimmo, CBE, CEO, Crown Estate

Gavin Patterson, CEO, BT

Simon Segars, CEO, ARM

In finance

Mark Carney, governor, Bank of England

Michael Dobson, CEO, Schroders

Douglas Flint, CBE, chairman, HSBC

Jayne-Anne Gadhia, CEO, Virgin Money

Martin Gilbert, CEO, Aberdeen Asset Mgmt

John Griffith-Jones, chairman, FCA

António Horta-Osório, CEO, Lloyds

Ross McEwan, CEO, RBS

Helena Morrissey
, CEO, Newton Investment Mgmt

Xavier Rolet, CEO, London Stock Exchange

Mark Wilson, CEO, Aviva

Nigel Wilson, CEO, Legal & General

New entries into the business and finance list include, Gatwick chief Stewart Wingate, Berkeley chief and founder Tony Pidgley who also recently landed City A.M.'s business personality of the year award, and business group bosses Carolyn Fairbairn and Lady Barbara Judge. Neil Woodford and new Standard Chartered boss Bill Winters also earned a place at the top.

New in business

Alison Brittain, chief executive, Whitbread

Carolyn Fairbairn, director general, CBI

Lady Barbara Judge, chair of Institute of Directors

Andrew Mackenzie, CEO, BHP Billiton

Tony Pidgley, Founder and CEO, Berkeley Group

Catherine Raines, head of UKTI

Stewart Wingate, CEO of Gatwick

Sir Andrew Witty, CEO GSK

New in finance

Inga Beale CEO, Lloyds

John Cryan, Co-chief executive, Deutsche Bank

John McFarlane, executive chairman, Barclays, chair, The CityUK

Cheryl Potter, head, Permira

Dame Nemat Shafik, deputy governor, Bank of England

Simon Robey and Simon Warshaw, Robey Warshaw

Bill Winters, CEO, Standard Chartered

Neil Woodford, Woodford Investment

Meanwhile, there were some who failed to reappear on the 2016 list after a tough year. Commodities bosses slipped out alongside those who exited their high-profile positions - Rolls-Royce's John Rishton and Barclays' Sir Mike Rake and Anthony Jenkins among them.

Who's out in business

Dame Alison Carnwath, chairman, Land Securities

Bob Dudley, CEO, BP

Ivan Glasenberg, CEO, Glencore

Baroness Harding of Winscombe, CEO TalkTalk

Robert MacLeod, CEO, JohnsonMatthey

Sir John Parker, chairman, Anglo American

Sir Michael Rake, chairman, BT, former chairman, Barclays

John Rishton, ex-CEO, Rolls-Royce

Who's out in finance

Andrew Bailey, CEO, PRA

Craig Donaldson, CEO, Metro Bank

Isabelle Ealet, co-head securities, Goldman Sachs

Andrew Haste, chairman, Wonga

Anshu Jain, former co-CEO, Deutsche Bank

Antony Jenkins, former CEO, Barclays

Robert Peston, political editor, ITV News

Tidjane Thiam, CEO, Credit Suisse

Robert Peston, however, has been bumped from the finance list to journalism following his jump from the BBC to ITV.

Also joining the ranks of those in Debrett's politics list is business secretary Sajid Javid and London mayoral hopefuls Sadiq Khan and Zac Goldsmith. Vote Leave campaign director Dominic Cummings and Lord Stuart Rose of the Britain Stronger campaign also make the list ahead of the EU referendum.

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has replaced Alex Salmond, while George Osborne's star must be rising as he makes a new entry on the list in 2016.

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