Simon Puleston Jones

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Simon Puleston Jones
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Occupation Chief Executive
Employer FIA Europe
Location London

Simon Puleston Jones is the chief executive of FIA Europe, formerly the Futures and Options Association (FOA). He is also member of the board of directors of FIA Global.

FOA was a London-based trade association for the European derivatives sector that affiliated with the Futures Industry Association to form FIA Global. In March of 2014, FOA was rebranded as FIA Europe.

Jones began on March 10, 2014, replacing FOA founder and chief executive Anthony Belchambers.[1]

Since 2009, Puleston Jones has been chair of the FOA's legal working group, where he directed the association's legal activities through the implementation of the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR).

He is also a Trustee at The Haven in London.


Before joining the FOA, Puleston Jones, an attorney, was a director in the investment banking unit of Barclays, where he headed European legal coverage for futures and OTC clearing.[2] Earlier in his career, he covered Barclays’ structured credit, cash CDO and fixed income rates businesses. [3]

Prior to his work at Barclays, he was a solicitor in the financial markets practice at the law firm of Simmons & Simmons.[4]

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In 1998, Puleston Jones earned a law degree from the University of Southampton. He is a 1994 graduate of the Tonbridge School, Kent.


  1. Futures association chief Anthony Belchambers to step down. Financial Times.
  2. Belchambers Leaves FOA, Puleston Jones Will Replace Him. Bloomberg.
  3. FOA announces change of leadership. FOA Press Releases.
  4. Simon Puleston Jones. LinkedIn.