Brokers' Committee elects new chair

Mr Palmer-Brown has previously served as chairman of the Aviation Executive of the LMBC and succeeds Stephen Matanle, who recently joined Libero Ventures, a subsidiary of Lehman Brothers.

Mr Palmer-Brown said: “It is a great privilege to have been elected chairman and I will look to serve the broking community’s interests with energy and integrity.

He continued: “There are many significant and testing issues to be addressed, including delivery of the Market Reform Agenda, the FSA Paper on Tr