Sherry Madera

Sherry Madera

Chief Industry & Government Affairs Officer, Refinitiv

About Sherry

Sherry Madera joined Refinitiv (formed from the Financial and Risk business of Thomson Reuters) as the Global Head of Industry and Government Affairs in March 2019, based in London.

Refinitiv is a Global financial data business which operates in a global, highly dynamic environment with clear geopolitical, regulatory and market structure risks and opportunities. In this role, Sherry and her team will engage across government, policy initiatives, industry trends and regulatory developments.

Sherry joined Refinitiv from City of London where she was Economic Ambassador to Asia and Special Advisor. Sherry worked closely with Industry and government on Financial Services topics including Sustainability/Green Finance, Fintech, Currency internationalization and Regulation.

Previously, as Minister-Counsellor and Director at the British Embassy in Beijing, Sherry was responsible for promoting trade and investment between the UK and China through her team based in cities throughout mainland China, Hong Kong and London. Her particular focus is on Financial and Business Services and the Technology sectors, as key industries of cross border growth.  She played a leading role in the regular UK-China Economic and Financial Dialogues, and Prime Ministerial Summits, and the once in a decade President Xi’s visit to the UK, and helps develop policy objectives as well as inward and outward investment opportunities between the UK and Asia.