Head of Hong Kong regulator in running for FCA top job: reports

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Ashley Alder, who has run the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (SFC), the territory's financial regulator, for the past 9 years, is being considered for the post of chief executive of the UK's Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), according to reports today. The FCA is seeking a new CEO following Andrew Bailey's appointment as governor of the Bank of England at the end of last year. According to Sky News, Ashley Alder (pictured), who is due to leave the SFC in September, is among the names shortlisted to oversee the FCA. Chris Woolard, who is currently the FCA's interim chi...

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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.