The Rt. Hon. the Lord Hague of Richmond

The Rt. Hon. the Lord Hague of Richmond, Director, Intercontinental Exchange
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Lord Hague has been a director of Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (NYSE: ICE) since September 2015. He also serves as Chair of the Board of Directors of ICE Futures Europe, the London-based global futures and options exchange and a subsidiary of ICE.


Lord Hague brings more than 35 years of extensive governmental, international policy and political experience. He served as a Member of the UK Parliament from 1989 to 2015. He introduced the landmark Disability Discrimination Act in 1995 as the Minister of State responsible for Social Security and Disabled People and, in the same year, was appointed Secretary of State for Wales by Prime Minister John Major. He was leader of the Conservative Party from 1997 to 2001. He served as Foreign Secretary from 2010 to 2014, as well as First Secretary of State, a role he carried with him when he became Leader of the House of Commons from 2014 to 2015 before retiring from British politics at the General Election. Prior to his service in Parliament beginning in 1989, Lord Hague was a management consultant at McKinsey & Co Inc. from 1983 to 1988 and worked for Shell (UK) Limited from 1982 to 1983. Currently, Lord Hague frequently carries out speaking engagements on regulatory and political matters. In addition, he is Chair of The Royal Foundation of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Chair of the United for Wildlife Taskforce, and Chair of the International Advisory Group at the law firm Linklaters.


Lord Hague earned a First-Class Honours degree in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics from Oxford University and a Master of Business Administration with distinction from the Institut Européen d’Administration des Affaires (INSEAD).


Lord Hague was granted a life peerage in August 2015 and is a member of the House of Lords.


Member of the Compensation Committee


Member of the Nominating and Governance Committee