Ilan is currently a Director in Citibank’s Global Government Affairs team where he manages the bank’s response to public policy developments. Ilan has held different communications and public affairs roles for nearly 20 years, after a stint working for New Labour figures prior to the 1997 election. He has previously served as a trustee of several charities with a focus on poverty alleviation. Over the last 18 months, he undertook the GameChangers Leadership programme, a new initiative of the UK's Jewish Leadership Council, designed to prepare the next generation of senior leaders of the UK Jewish Community. Ilan currently lives in Finchley with his wife and two daughters.