Members of the FCA Markets Practitioner Panel are senior level industry representatives of the major sectors of the UK’s wholesale and securities markets, with some specific requirements for membership in the legislation.
Members are formally appointed by the FCA Board and the Chair must also have the formal approval of the Treasury. The FCA has adopted diversity targets for its independent panels reflecting those it introduced in April 2022 for the board and executive management of listed companies.
Clare Woodman (Chair) -
Head of EMEA and CEO, Morgan Stanley & Co. Int'l Plc
Clare Woodman is Head of EMEA and CEO of Morgan Stanley & Co. International Plc. She is a member of both the global operating and management committees and chair of Morgan Stanley Europe SE. Clare was previously Global Chief Operating Officer for Morgan Stanley’s Institutional Securities Group. She joined Morgan Stanley in 2002 from Clifford Chance.
Clare is a Trustee of the Morgan Stanley International Foundation, overseeing the firm’s longstanding partnership with Great Ormond Street Hospital, and she is an active sponsor of the firm’s Women's Business Alliance.
Clare is a member of TheCityUK Advisory Council.
Clare studied at the London Business School where she obtained her MBA.
Mark Austin -
Corporate Partner, Latham & Watkins
Mark is a corporate partner at Latham & Watkins who has a particular specialism in capital markets.
His areas of practice include public and private securities offerings of all types, along with mergers, acquisitions and general corporate work across a number of sectors. He regularly advises a range of corporate and investment bank clients. He advised Lord Hill on the UK Listing Review in March 2021 and in October 2021 was appointed by the Chancellor of the Exchequer to be the independent Chair of the UK Secondary Capital Raising Review, which reported to the Chancellor in July 2022. He is a member of the Capital Markets Industry Taskforce (CMIT), the Digitisation Taskforce and also of the LSE's Primary Markets Group, an advisory group to the LSE on capital markets matters.
Philippe Le Barrois d'Orgeval -
Chief Executive Officer, Amundi UK
Philippe d’Orgeval was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Amundi UK in January 2021.
In 1995, Philippe started his career at Rothschild Gestion as a Portfolio Manager and Buy-Side Analyst for four years before joining Pargesa in 1999 as a Portfolio Manager and Analyst. In 2001 he joined AXA IM as Head of Fund Research and in 2003 was appointed CIO of AXA Multimanager Ltd in London. In 2006, he joined the global risk department and became Chief Risk Officer in 2010. Philippe was then promoted to Head of AXA IM UK in 2016.
Philippe holds postgraduate degrees in Finance and Economics from ESSEC and the University of Orléans, respectively. He has a Master’s in Finance from the University of Paris IX Dauphine. He is also a CFA charterholder.
Suvro Dutta -
Partner, Financial Services, KPMG LLP
Suvro is a chartered accountant and Head of the KPMG UK Banking Audit practice and has 20 years of international experience in the financial services industry across banking, insurance and asset management and has worked in Singapore, India and London.
Suvro has worked in London since 2006 in the banking practice, and his clients in UK are mostly large banking groups, mainly corporate and investment banks and he has worked with them in both audit and advisory capacity, especially in the risk and governance space.
During 2012 and 2013, Suvro was on secondment to the Parliamentary Commission on Banking Standards, which made a number of key recommendations for the UK banking sector. He is a regular speaker at industry events and roundtables on risk, governance, conduct and culture and is extensively involved in the implementation and industry debate on the Senior Manager and Certification regime.
Prior to 2006, his banking experience has been across multinational and domestic banks in India and Singapore. He has also worked with large asset managers and large insurers in both audit and advisory capacity.
Suvro has two chartered accountancy degrees, from India and the UK and a bachelor degree in Economics.
Michael Findlay -
Non-Executive Chair of London Stock Exchange plc
Michael is Non-Executive Chair of London Stock Exchange plc. His other Non-Executive directorships include Chair of Morgan Sindall Group plc and Chair of the Audit & Risk Committee of Royal Mail plc. Michael spent some 28 years in investment banking working for firms including Robert Fleming, UBS and Merrill Lynch. He retired from Bank of America Merrill Lynch in 2016 where he was Co-Head of Investment Banking for the UK and Ireland, having previously been Co-Head of Corporate Broking. During his career in investment banking, Michael has advised the boards of many leading UK PLCs on a wide range of strategic, financing and governance matters.
Steven Fine -
Chief Executive, Peel Hunt LLP
Steven Fine is Chief Executive of the investment bank Peel Hunt. He joined the firm in 2006 and led the management and staff buy-out from KBC bank in 2010. Steven subsequently led the successful IPO for Peel Hunt listing on the Alternative Investment Market in September 2021. Prior to that he was the founder member of D. E. Shaw Securities International, which later became the core of KBC Financial Products. At KBC he managed the Japanese and Asian Equity, Convertible and Derivatives operations in Tokyo.
Steven is a Non-Executive Director for the Quoted Companies Alliance, a membership organisation that champions the interests of medium and small-sized quoted companies. He has been a judge for the Non-Executive Director Awards for over 15 years. Steven has an accountancy degree and also holds a certificate in corporate governance from INSEAD.
Richard Haas -
Member of the Boards of CapeView Azri Funds
Richard joined the Boards of the Capeview Azri Funds in July 2021. Prior to his current role, Richard was the CEO of CapeView Capital LLP from 2017-2020 and was a Senior Advisor and Consultant during 2021.
Prior to joining CapeView as COO/CCO in 2011, Richard held similar positions at Montrica (2006 to 2011), OCH Johnson Capital (2005 to 2006) and ABN AMRO (1999 to 2005) where he was also Global Head of Asset Management Compliance for 18 months and Kemper / Zurich / Scudder (1995 to 1999) where he was the Finance Director and Head of Compliance in London. Richard trained with Deloitte Haskins & Sells before joining James Capel in 1987, where he was Head of Compliance / Company Secretary. He joined Solomon Brothers Asset Management in 1993 where he was Compliance Officer and Business Unit Manager. Richard is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and holds a BSc Hons in Management and Chemical Sciences from the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology.
Peter Harrison -
Group Chief Executive, Schroders
Peter joined Schroders in March 2013 and became Group Chief Executive in March 2016. Prior to his current role he was Global Head of Investment.
Before joining Schroders, Peter was Chairman and CEO of investment boutique RWC Partners. Peter began his career at Schroders, and later spent time at JP Morgan, and as Group Chief Investment Officer of Deutsche Asset Management.
Peter is a member of the UK Treasury’s Asset Management Taskforce, a member of the Board of Directors of FCLT Global and the Advisory Boards of venture capital firm Antler, Harvard University Impact Board, CityUK, CFA UK, the Investment Association and the International Business and Diplomatic Exchange. He was previously Chair of the Investment Association, sat on the Takeover Panel and the Prime Minister’s Financial and Professional Services’ Business Council. He is widely engaged in improving diversity and inclusion across financial institutions. He has an honorary Doctorate from the University of Bath.
David McD Livingstone -
Chief Client Officer
David Livingstone was named Citi's first Chief Client Officer in September 2023. In this capacity, David is responsible for driving the delivery of Citi's coverage and capabilities to clients and enhancing the client experience globally. David is a member of Citi's Executive Management Team, which he joined in 2019.
Previously, David served for almost five years as Chief Executive Officer of Citi's activities in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Under his leadership, Citi grew all of its businesses in the region, including expanding the Commercial Bank. He also helped Citi to navigate the pandemic and led the firm's response to the war in Ukraine and the resulting sanctions against Russia. From 2016 to 2019, David was Citi Country Officer for Australia and New Zealand and a member of Citi's Asia Pacific Executive Management Team.
David joined Citi in 2016 from Credit Suisse, where he was Vice Chairman of the Investment Banking and Capital Markets Division and Head of Mergers and Acquisitions for the EMEA region. He served as Chief Executive Officer of Credit Suisse Australia from 2010 to 2013. David joined Credit Suisse in 2007 from HSBC, where he was Head of EMEA Investment Banking Advisory. Prior to that, he worked at the Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. for over 16 years in a variety of senior roles in the investment banking division.
David holds a Bachelor of Arts Honours degree in Economics from Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia, and a Master of Arts degree in Law from Jesus College at the University of Cambridge.
Hannah Meakin -
Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
Hannah Meakin is a partner in the financial services practice at Norton Rose Fulbright LLP and based in London. Her focus has been on the wholesale part of the practice and she has become a specialist in market infrastructure, commodities derivatives and Fintech.
Hannah advises on all aspects of compliance with key UK and European financial services legislation such as MiFID II and MiFIR, EMIR, CSDR, MAR, BMR and REMIT, as well as the PRA and FCA rules. She has particular expertise in brokerage, exchange trading, clearing, settlement, custody, client money, wholesale conduct and outsourcing.