Chief Commercial Officer at IG Group and member of of the Board of Directors at IG Bank S.A.
Bridget Messer joined IG in 2005 as legal counsel, specialising in regulatory matters. Bridget Messer’s current role is Chief Commercial Officer where she, and her team of 650 people, are tasked with the role of attracting, onboarding, servicing the needs of and delivering quality service to IG’s clients. Prior to her current role, she headed up the legal, compliance and company secretarial function for IG.
Prior to IG, Bridget Messer worked as a solicitor for Deutsche Bank, and before that worked as a solicitor for Corrs Chambers Westgarth in Australia, specialising in financial services law. She's a strong believer in the role that industry associations can play in raising the standards in an industry and delivering good outcomes to clients and, to this end, was chair of the UK CFD & FX Association for 7 years. Outside life at IG, Bridget Messer is Chair of the African Commercial Law Foundation, which is a charitable foundation aiming to promote the rule of law in Africa through commercial law.