Chris is the manager of the FCA’s Custody Bank and Bank Owned Asset Managers team, having joined the FCA in 2018. The team sits within the Supervision Division in the FCA and is responsible for the conduct and prudential supervision of all Bank owned asset managers in the UK as well as the conduct supervision of all Custody Banks and securities service providers.
The FCA works to ensure that the relevant markets work well and protects consumers appropriately. Chris also sits on several cross-division working groups within the FCA. This includes being a member of the FCA Investment Management and Wholesale sector view groups. These groups consider the wide range of factors driving change and provide an overall view of how each sector is performing, published annually. He also leads the FCA’s securitiesservices portfolio. In this capacity, he takes the lead in identifying the key risks of harm and preparing the supervisory strategy for all FCA authorised and supervised securities services firms, aimed at reducing potential harm.Previously, Chris was a manager within KPMG’s Advisory practice, advising clients in the asset management and funds industry.