Andrew Bailey

Chief Executive

Prior to the FCA, Andrew was Deputy Governor for Prudential Regulation and Chief Executive Officer of the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA). Previously, he worked at the Bank of England, most recently as Executive Director for Banking Services and Chief Cashier, as well as Head of the Bank's Special Resolution Unit (SRU).

Georgina Philippou

Chief Operating Officer

Georgina started her career as a researcher in a major accountancy firm before moving on to become an investment analyst for an institutional client stock broker and then a major investment bank. Georgina then joined the Securities and Investments Board, specialising in investigations.

Mark Steward

Director of Enforcement & Market Oversight

Mark joined us from the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (SFC), where he was a member of the board and Executive Director of Enforcement. Mark was also a non-executive director of the Financial Disputes Resolutions Centre.

Christopher Woolard

Director of Strategy & Competition

Prior to joining the FCA, Christopher was Group Director and Content Board member at Ofcom. He has spent most of his career in regulation or policy development including working at the BBC and in government as a senior civil servant. He is a Sloan Fellow of London Business School.

Megan Butler

Director of Supervision – Investment, Wholesale & Specialist

Prior to the FCA, Megan worked at the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA), having joined the Financial Services Authority in 2000. Before this, she spent several years at the London Stock Exchange in a variety of legal and non-legal roles, including Head of Capital Markets. Megan is a Barrister, called to the bar in 1987.

Jonathan Davidson

Director of Supervision - Retail & Authorisations

Jonathan was formerly a senior adviser to private equity and financial services firms and a member of Jardine Lloyd Thompson’s strategic advisory group. Jonathan was also the Chief Operating Officer for Direct Line between 2010 and 2012. Prior to this he worked for McKinsey and Company.

Barbara Frohn

Director of Risk & Compliance Oversight

Barbara was previously Senior Managing Director Public Policy for Santander US, seconded to the Institute of International Finance (IIF) in Washington D.C. Barbara is a specialist in risk and regulatory matters and was an advisor to the European Parliament.

Sean Martin

FCA General Counsel

Sean qualified as a solicitor in 1990. After qualification he spent two years at the law firm Freshfields, before joining the Government Legal Service in 1993. He remained with the GLS for 11 years and worked in areas as diverse as commercial litigation, judicial review, contempt of court and the law of armed conflict.