I provide pragmatic regulatory advice to clients across our three financial services sectors – banking, insurance and investment management. My specialist area is the prudential and conduct regulation of the domestic and international insurance sector, including Lloyd's Managing Agents, Lloyd's and London market brokers and insurers, with a particular emphasis on governance, risk management, distribution, horizon-scanning and regulatory change.
I have over 20 years of senior-level financial services experience. I joined our the firm from the Financial Conduct Authority in 2013, where I led the regulator's high-profile general insurance thematic work. Prior to my time at the FCA I spent many years in the insurance market at a senior level. Having been “on both sides of the fence” I bring first hand industry understanding and commerciality combined with regulatory insights that ensure our clients remain ahead of the curve in an ever-evolving environment.
I lead complex regulatory engagements with our largest financial services clients. Recent examples include supporting a large and diverse international financial services group’s Brexit planning, leading an FCA Skilled Person Review on a global insurer and the successful completion of a global systemically important bank’s ring-fencing transfer scheme. I also maintain a keen interest in working with tech-enabled start-ups, particularly in guiding those clients through the regulatory authorisation process and beyond.
I am passionate about working with regulators, industry bodies and trade associations to ensure the voice of our clients is heard and regulation of the sector is robust, proportionate and effective for market participants and, most importantly, customers.
- Chartered Insurance Practitioner (ACII)