Ruairi O'Connell appointed as FCA's director of international

Joins from the Home Office

Ayesha Venkataraman
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The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has appointed Ruairi O’Connell as the new director of international as it expands its headcount.

In this role, O'Connell will be responsible for helping to shape the FCA's international strategy as well as overseeing its international engagement including matters arising from the UK withdrawal from the EU, the regulator said. O'Connell has extensive experience in both the Home Office and the Foreign Office, including as British Ambassador to Kosovo between 2015 and 2019. He joins from the Home Office where he is director, international. Nikhil Rathi, CEO of the FCA, said: "I am pleased to welcome Ruairi to the FCA's new Senior Leadership Team to lead our international work, where...

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