Marc Teasdale is a Managing Director in Allen & Overy’s strategic and regulatory consulting practice. Marc joined A&O Consulting on 1 September 2021, having previously served at the Financial Conduct Authority and predecessor organisations for over 20 years.
As Director of Wholesale Supervision Marc was responsible for the supervision of firms across the wholesale sector, including asset management firms, wholesale banks, custody banks, wholesale brokers, exchanges, and principal trading firms. He was responsible for setting and overseeing the asset management portfolio strategy, the oversight of thematic reviews in the asset management sector, the Firm Evaluation of the largest asset management firms, and he was a key decision-maker on regulatory issues involving individual asset management firms.
Prior to this Marc was the Director of Market Oversight, responsible for the FCA’s oversight of primary and secondary markets, including its responsibilities in relation to market abuse. Marc was also the Sponsor for the FCA’s implementation of MIFID II.
He has extensive experience with the C-suite leadership and Boards of the largest financial services institutions in wholesale markets, including in relation to significant regulatory change matters.