William Catto SHIMMINS MHK

Constituency: Middle

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Address: Legislative Buildings, Finch Road, Douglas, IM1 3PW

Tel: 01624 651511 / 07624 331241


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Full title: Mr Bill Shimmins MHK


Born: 1965

Education: Hermitage Academy, Clydebank Technical College, Glasgow College of Commerce.

Career: Aug 1982 to Nov 2002 - Retail, private and corporate banker in West of Scotland, London & UK Regions for Clydesdale Bank and Yorkshire Bank; Nov 2002 to April 2006 - Managing Director, Northern Bank (I.O.M.) Limited, initially as part of National Australia Bank Group, latterly as part of Danske Bank; April 2006 to May 2011 - Various senior international banking roles for NatWest and RBSI; May 2011 to July 2016 - Managing Director, Isle of Man Bank Limited and Island Director, RBS International.

Parliamentary Profile 

Parliamentary Career

Member of the House of Keys 2016-2021.

Member: Treasury 2016-2021.
Committees of Tynwald: Chairman of the Select Committee on Free Train and Tram Travel (Petition for Redress) 2016-2017; Member of the Select Committee of Tynwald on Financing of Infrastructure Schemes and Projects 2018-July 2018; Chairman of the Select Committee of Tynwald on Development of Unoccupied Urban Sites April 2018-November 2018; Member of the House of Keys Committee on the Education Bill 2020 2020-2021.

Electoral History

First elected as Member of the House of Keys in 2016.

Commonwealth Parliamentary Association

Member of the CPA Isle of Man Branch Executive Committee 2016-2021.

Study visits: Westminster, London 2017; Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh 2019.

Conferences: 47th BIMR Conference, Gibraltar 2017.

Workshops: Small Branches Sustainable Economic Development, Malta 2019.


Member's Interests