FCA announces new executive director of international section

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The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has today announced the appointment of Nausicaa Delfas as its new executive director of international.

In this role, Delfas will be responsible for setting and growing the British regulator’s strategy for international engagement, and leading its delivery. This will involve leading relationships with foreign regulators, governments and other stakeholders, and facilitating the FCA’s work to shape the global regulatory agenda and international policy.

She will also be leading the delivery of the FCA’s response throughout the process of withdrawal from the EU.

Andrew Bailey, chief executive of the FCA commented: “I am delighted to appoint Nausicaa as Executive Director of International. This is a new and vital role for the FCA, reinforcing our focus on the global regulatory agenda, and importance of international co-operation. It is also critical for our work throughout the process of EU withdrawal.”

Commenting on her appointment, Nausicaa Delfas, Executive Director of International, said: “I look forward to leading the FCA’s strategy for international engagement and working closely with colleagues in the international regulatory community, and the financial services industry. The work which we do internationally is vital to the delivery of our objectives, and it has become increasingly important given the UK’s withdrawal from the EU.”

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Christopher Copper-Ind is editor-in-chief of International Investment. Before this, he was editorial director of The Business Year, from 2014 to 2017.