The British Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has announced the appointment of of Mark Steward as director of Enforcement and Market Oversight and Barbara Frohn as director of Risk and Compliance Oversight as of early autumn.
Mark Steward is currently the head of enforcement at the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission, and Barbara Frohn is managing director of Banco Santander and currently on secondment to the Institute of International Finance in Washington, DC.
Martin Wheatley, FCA CEO said: “These are two vital roles within the UK regulatory system and it says a lot about the FCA that we have been able to attract such high calibre candidates to fill them. Mark and Barbara have built up excellent reputations for their work in financial services across the globe, and I am delighted they have chosen to bring their experience to the FCA.”
In addition, the FCA also announced three recent key director appointments as Marc Teasdale was named director of Market Oversight within the Enforcement and Market Oversight division, Jo Hill as director for Markets Intelligence, Data and Analysis and Andrew Whyte as director of Communications within the Strategy and Competition division.