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Christopher Woolard is currently executive director of strategy and competition at the UK's [[Financial Conduct Authority]]. He will become the interim chief executive of the FCA beginning March 16, 2020, as Andrew Bailey departs to become governor of the Bank of England. Woolard will remain in that role until the Treasury appoints a permanent successor. <ref>{{cite web|url=https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-01-24/u-k-s-financial-watchdog-names-chris-woolard-interim-chief|name=U.K.’s Financial Watchdog Names Chris Woolard Interim Chief|org=Bloomberg|date=January 24, 2020}}</ref>
 
Christopher Woolard is currently executive director of strategy and competition at the UK's [[Financial Conduct Authority]]. He will become the interim chief executive of the FCA beginning March 16, 2020, as Andrew Bailey departs to become governor of the Bank of England. Woolard will remain in that role until the Treasury appoints a permanent successor. <ref>{{cite web|url=https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-01-24/u-k-s-financial-watchdog-names-chris-woolard-interim-chief|name=U.K.’s Financial Watchdog Names Chris Woolard Interim Chief|org=Bloomberg|date=January 24, 2020}}</ref>
  
 
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He will continue to serve as executive director.<ref>{{cite web|url=https://www.gov.uk/government/news/christopher-woolard-appointed-interim-chief-executive-of-the-fca|name=Christopher Woolard appointed interim Chief Executive of the FCA|org=gov.uk|date=January 24, 2020}}</ref>
  
 
== Background ==
 
== Background ==
Woolard joined the Financial Services Authority, which was later replaced by the FCA, in 2013.
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Woolard joined the Financial Services Authority, which was later replaced by the FCA, in 2013. Before that, he worked at Ofcom, the media and telecoms regulator, the BBC and the civil service.<ref>{{cite web|url=https://www.ft.com/content/1af83d4a-3e95-11ea-a01a-bae547046735|name=Christopher Woolard appointed interim chief of UK financial watchdog|org=The Financial Times|date=January 24, 2020}}</ref>
  
 
== Education ==
 
== Education ==

Latest revision as of 12:38, 24 January 2020

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Christopher Woolard
Occupation Executive Director of Strategy and Competition
Employer Financial Conduct Authority
Location London, UK

Christopher Woolard is currently executive director of strategy and competition at the UK's Financial Conduct Authority. He will become the interim chief executive of the FCA beginning March 16, 2020, as Andrew Bailey departs to become governor of the Bank of England. Woolard will remain in that role until the Treasury appoints a permanent successor. [1]

He will continue to serve as executive director.[2]

Background

Woolard joined the Financial Services Authority, which was later replaced by the FCA, in 2013. Before that, he worked at Ofcom, the media and telecoms regulator, the BBC and the civil service.[3]

Education

References

  1. U.K.’s Financial Watchdog Names Chris Woolard Interim Chief. Bloomberg.
  2. Christopher Woolard appointed interim Chief Executive of the FCA. gov.uk.
  3. Christopher Woolard appointed interim chief of UK financial watchdog. The Financial Times.