Regulatory policy

Former Head of UK Finance Strategic Policy Joins FTI Consulting

LONDON – FTI Consulting has appointed Matthew Conway as Managing Director within its Strategic Communications segment, to support the growth of the company’s financial services consulting team in EMEA.

Conway joins FTI Consulting from UK Finance, the trade association for the financial services and banking industry, where he most recently served as Director of Strategic Policy, leading the UK Government’s Financial Services and Markets Bill, the regulatory reform, sustainability, diversity and inclusion. . His 30 years of public and regulatory policy experience includes senior positions with Lloyds Banking Group, Ofcom and the UK Civil Service.

In his new role, Conway will provide FTI Consulting’s UK and global financial services clients with advice and assistance on the rapidly changing UK regulatory environment, working closely with the firm’s financial services specialists in London, Brussels and Washington, DC.

Neil Doyle, Senior Managing Director and Head of Financial Services EMEA in the Strategic Communications Segment at FTI Consulting, said, “As we enter a period of significant regulatory change in the UK financial services sector, particularly given the potential for political divergence with Europe under a new UK government, our clients turn to FTI Consulting for get information and advice on the direction of travel.

“Matthew’s in-depth understanding of the complex regulatory landscape, along with his deep industry connections, will enhance our existing public affairs offering, providing clients with a unique proposition as they seek to navigate a time of change.”

Conway added, “Jurisdictions around the world recognize that financial services regulation must promote innovation and economic growth while maintaining high standards of protection. As the UK, EU, US and others pursue these reforms, businesses face an increasingly complicated political, political and regulatory environment. I am excited to join FTI Consulting to help our clients navigate choppy waters with my experience working on both sides of the regulatory and political fence.