John Woodman is chairman of Chi-X Europe and a member of the FSA's Regulatory Decisions Committee. Before he was appointed chairman in May 2010, he was a non-executive Director of Chi-X Europe Ltd.
He is also chair of Berwick Citizens Advice Bureau, a trustee of the Institute of Accountants of England and Wales pension fund and two charities in Northumberland.
Woodman was previously Managing Director at UBS, where he worked for 17 years, most recently as COO of the investment bank's European equity business, the global equity transaction processing systems and the administration of the client management process. He was subsequently COO of Knight Securities' European business and then a founder of Efficient Frontiers, a capital markets consultancy firm.
He is a past chairman of the London Stock Exchange's equity rules committee and a past member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland Research Committee. He is currently chairman of APCIMS' EU and International regulatory committee.