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Monetary Conduct Authority makes new chair appointments to panels

Monetary Conduct Authority makes new chair appointments to panels


The Monetary Conduct Authority (FCA) has named three new chair appointments to its panels, who it mentioned will assist it meet its goals.

The Metropolis watchdog has appointed Matt Hammerstein as chair of its practitioner panel, Clare Woodman as chair of the FCA markets practitioner panel and Mandy Gradden as chair of the itemizing authority advisory panel, efficient from right this moment.

The practitioner panels play a statutory function in offering early enter and problem to the insurance policies and practices of the FCA.

The itemizing authority advisory panel advises the FCA on coverage points that have an effect on issuers of securities, and on coverage and regulation proposals from the FCA listings operate.

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Hammerstein is chief govt for Barclays Financial institution UK, having joined in 2004 as director of group technique. Previous to that he held senior administration consultancy roles.

“It’s a privilege to be requested to chair the FCA practitioner panel,” mentioned Hammerstein. “The panel performs a essential function in serving to the FCA higher anticipate the implications of proposed coverage modifications, and to higher perceive whether or not the prevailing physique of coverage is reaching the anticipated and acceptable outcomes.

“With the introduction of the brand new Client Responsibility, the incorporation of a competitiveness goal, the transformation of the FCA itself, and the continued uncertainty and challenges within the financial system, an lively dialogue between practitioners and the FCA is vitally vital. I sit up for guaranteeing that that dialogue is productive and significant on behalf of the customers, companies, and markets that we collectively serve.”

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Woodman is head of EMEA and chief govt of Morgan Stanley & Co. Worldwide, having joined the financial institution in 2002 from Clifford Probability.

“I’m delighted to have the chance to function chair of the markets practitioner
panel,” she mentioned. “With the monetary market surroundings always evolving, it’s vital that regulators and business proceed to work collectively. I sit up for working with my senior business colleagues and the FCA to make sure that markets stay environment friendly and efficient allocators of capital, whereas upholding the very best requirements.”

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Gradden has been chief monetary officer of worldwide information and analytics agency Ascential since 2013, having beforehand held roles at semiconductor firm Torex and know-how consultancy Detica Group.

“The itemizing authority advisory panel performs such an vital function in connecting issuers, buyers, advisors and different market individuals with the FCA and we’re lucky to have such a proficient and various group of stakeholders serving on the panel,” she mentioned. “The FCA is tackling a really important programme of innovation and reform because it helps the UK capital markets, and I’m delighted to have the chance to function chair of the panel as we search to help the FCA at such a essential time.”



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