Sarah Pritchard is Executive Director, Markets.
Sarah is responsible for the delivery of the FCA’s statutory market integrity objective in the combined Supervision, Policy and Competition (SPC) division and co-leads the SPC division with Sheldon Mills.
Sarah was previously the Director at the National Economic Crime Centre (NECC), a multi-agency partnership housed in the National Crime Agency (of which the FCA is part) – which was created in late 2018 to deliver an improved response to economic crime.
Before her role in the NECC, Sarah was General Counsel/Legal Director for the National Crime Agency and led the NCA’s transformational people programme.
Her career has involved stints in investigative, operational and legal roles in a range of government departments and in the private sector. Within the private sector she has led global financial crime compliance and reputational risk teams at HSBC and qualified as a commercial litigator with Dechert LLP.