Partner, EMEIA Financial Services Consulting & Chair, EY Global Regulatory Network, EY LLP

Christopher Woolard CBE

Chris is a Financial Services Partner at EY and Chair of its Global Financial Services Regulation Network. Prior to EY Chris had a 25-year career in public service, the last eight of which were as an executive director and board member at the Financial Conduct Authority where latterly he was also interim chief executive.

At the FCA he led their innovation efforts including founding Project Innovate and the Regulatory Sandbox, as well as becoming the first chair of IOSCO’s Fintech Network.