Ed Harley, head of asset management at the Financial Conduct Authority, has left the regulator to take up a role at Goldman Sachs Asset Management.
Harley has worked at the FCA and its predecessor the Financial Services Authority since 2007, and has been head of asset management supervision since April.
He will join Goldman Sachs as vice president of compliance after completing a period of gardening leave.
His previous roles at the regulator included head of conduct policy, a role which he held for three years from 2007. Prior to that he was an economist in the civil service.
Goldman Sachs AM could not be reached for comment.
Harley's move into compliance follows the likes of former FSA CEO Hector Sants, who joined Barclays as head of compliance last December before relinquishing the role this year.
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