Nikhil Rathi is the CEO of London Stock Exchange Plc. He was appointed to that role on September 29, 2015. He succeeded Alexander Justham, who left the London Stock Exchange Group earlier that year. 
Rathi joined the London Stock Exchange Group in May 2014 as director of international development and chief of staff, as well as a member of the LSEG executive committee. He joined LSEG from the UK Treasury, where he held a number of senior roles over the course of eleven years. Most recently, he was the director of the financial services group there, representing the UK Government's financial services interests in the EU and internationally. In that role, he served as the UK representative on the EU Financial Services Committee and led a number of legislative negotiations.
Earlier he was head of the financial stability unit, overseeing a number of the UK's financial stability interventions during the 2008 financial crisis. He also served as private secretary to the UK Prime Minister from 2005 to 2008.
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