Lord Green in running for FRC chairman role

Ex-trade minister and former chairman of HSBC bank Lord Green is a candidate to become the next chairman of the Financial Reporting Council (FRC).

Green retired as government trade minister in December. He is understood to have been interviewed as a potential successor to Baroness Hogg, who announced her retirement as chairman of the UK reporting watchdog in May last year.

The Department for Business Innovation and Skills (BIS) declined to comment on whether it had interviewed Lord Green for the chairman job, but added that it expected to...

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