Richard Lloyd OBE
Richard Lloyd is one of the UK’s foremost consumer rights champions. He has more than 25 years’ experience of campaigning and policy-making for consumer groups, charities, housing agencies and national government. He was awarded an OBE in 2019 for his services to the economy and consumer rights.
From 2005 – 2008, Lloyd worked as Chief Executive for Consumers International – the international federation of consumer groups – which supports 250 affiliate organisations spanning 120 countries. Subsequent to this, he spent two years working at Number 10 Downing Street as a Special Advisor to the Prime Minister.
His most recent role saw him lead Which? (the UK Consumers’ Association) as Executive Director from 2011 – 2016. He oversaw numerous high profile, public campaigns backed by hundreds of thousands of people. Richard was also central to consumer interests being represented at the highest levels of UK government, most notably through the drafting of the Consumer Rights Act and a series of major investigations into the energy, banking and telecoms markets. He also chaired the Government’s Taskforce on Nuisance Calls.
Richard is a board member of the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (IPSA).
Mishcon de Reya
Mishcon de Reya is a leading UK-based law firm and has extensive experience working on litigation and consumer advocacy campaigns.
Mischon de Reya is providing legal support to Richard Lloyd to seek redress for consumers who suffered as a result of Google’s actions.
The Committee is made of experts selected by Richard Lloyd who he may consult on key decisions as the case progresses.
Sir Christopher Clarke
Sir Christopher is a former High Court Judge and Lord Justice of Appeal. The widely respected former QC has experience arbitrating many high profile commercial disputes.
Dominic is Chair of C8 Associates, specialising in shaping organisations for the online world. He has a background in music and formerly advised the UK Government.
Christine Farnish CBE
Christine is the Chair of the Peer2Peer Finance Association and Non-Executive Director of Ofwat and Ofgem.
Martin Lewis OBE
Martin is a journalist, broadcaster and founder of moneysavingexpert.com and the Money and Mental Health Policy Institute. He has led major financial justice campaigns.