Christopher Woolard

Executive Director of Strategy and Competition, Financial Conduct Authority (FCA)

Christopher is responsible for policy, strategy, competition, market intelligence, consumer issues, the Chief Economist’s department, communications and Project Innovate. He is chair of the FCA’s Policy Steering Committee and a non-executive board member of the Payment Systems Regulator.

Christopher joined the FCA in January 2013.

Prior to this he 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.