Advisor, Wholesale Banking
Supervision – Investment, Wholesale and Specialists Division
Ted MacDonald has 35 years of corporate and investment banking experience in North America, Asia and Europe. He has held senior positions in Origination, Risk Management and Board roles including a decade as a member and later Chairman of the Global Commitment Committee. He joined the FCA as an Advisor in October 2014 focusing on Wholesale Bank Supervision where he has overseen publication of a number of thematic reviews including Structured Products, Financial Benchmarks, Confidential Information and Equity Market Dark Pools. His primary focus is the FCA’s 5 Conduct Questions Programme including the related CEO Roundtables where he seeks to contribute to thought leadership in conduct and culture. Ted is a fully accredited CEDR Mediator and retains his Canadian links as Board Chairman of Western University’s UK Foundation and as a member of its International Advisory Board.
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Dr Jan Dauman: Most of Jan’s professional career has been as founder and CEO of an international business development and corfin consultancy (InterMatrix Group, with subsidiaries/affiliates in 15 countries) working with major European and American corporations on their global strategy and business development. A significant proportion of his work for over 40 years has been advising many of these companies on their corporate responsibilities, in particular integrating these responsibilities into every aspect of their activities world-wide, as an essential component for long-term, sustainable success. He has served as an Independent Director on the Boards of several listed companies and, today, is a member of four entrepreneurial Boards/Advisory Boards.
Jan served as a Director and Trustee of the Prince of Wales International Business Leaders Forum for 10+ years and is currently Chairman of the spin-off from that organisation, called IBLF Global, which focuses mainly on facilitating collective action to implement anti-corruption and responsible business practices measures on the ground, principally in emerging/developing markets. He also acts as an Adviser to the World Economic Forum/PACI Trust and Integrity programme and to the Alliance for Integrity’s “Integrity App” project, is a member of the B20 Integrity and Compliance Group and chairs IBLF Global’s Expert Panel working with DFID to support British exporters in managing their corruption and related challenges in many markets.
Jan has degrees in engineering from Imperial College and in business from Yale University and has a PhD in economics and business from Brunel University.
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A career banker, Martin has over 35 years’ experience in the financial services industry. His banking experience spans many diverse areas including running significant business lines; product development and management across multiple product lines; physical, remote and digital distribution channels, and conduct, governance and control disciplines. Apart from his current role, other key senior management roles he has held include Head of Business Control for AIB Wholesale & Institutional Banking and Head of Current & Savings Accounts and General Insurance for AIB Group. He also spent two years on secondment as Director of Distribution & Sales with Aviva Life and Pensions. He holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Trinity College Dublin.
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Russell has over 20 years’ experience of managing conduct risk in various arenas, starting out as a criminal barrister before joining the Army as a lawyer, where conduct was literally a matter of life and death. He managed conduct risk in training, policy, advisory and prosecutorial roles in the UK, Kosovo and Iraq. During his time in the Army Russell advised on and was subject to the military doctrine of ‘Command Responsibility’, the equivalent of the SMR ‘Duty of Responsibility’. After the Army Russell joined the FSA where he managed the TCF and Market Conduct teams, and led retail and wholesale enforcement cases (including prosecutions and plea bargains for insider dealing). He then moved to RBS in a Senior Assurance role before finishing up as Global Head of Conduct Policy, and Conduct lead for SMR implementation, where he used his understanding of behavioural economics to improve the RBS risk and control framework. Russell is now Head of Compliance (SMF16) for EFG Private Bank in London, with prescribed responsibility for financial crime.
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Leslie Rowlands is a Senior Managing Consultant with Gallup, based in London. He is responsible for a number of partnerships with clients and works with leadership and senior management teams to create strong, vibrant and successful organisations.
He has experience in developing a number of new products and services for Gallup, including work around Supplier Engagement, Risk Culture and has supported a number of organisations who have been recognised with the Gallup Great Workplace Award.
Before joining Gallup, Leslie worked in marketing, strategy and business development with a number of European and US-based companies serving Fortune 1000 clients in both consumer and business-to-business sectors.
Leslie has degrees from Reims Management and Middlesex Business Schools.
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MARIA SEMYKOZ IS A WORKPLACE ANALYTICS ARCHITECT at Gallup. Semykoz helps organisations harness the power of data-driven decision making to create workplace cultures that generate innovation, digital transformations, customer centricity and ethical business conduct. Her areas of expertise include data science, culture transformation, leadership development, and employee and customer engagement.
In her previous roles at Gallup, Semykoz supported organisations in manufacturing, financial services, hospitality, retail, and healthcare as a Workplace Analytics Consultant and Account Lead. Before joining Gallup in 2013, Maria worked in electoral analytics, management consulting and market research.
A Fulbright Program alumnus, Semykoz holds a master’s degree in political science from Miami University of Ohio (USA) and a bachelor’s degree from National University of Kiev-Mohyla Academy (Ukraine). She speaks English, German, Russian and Ukrainian.
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Derek Hammond is Managing Director, Head of Culture & Conduct for Societe Generale in the UK; he directs the creation and implementation of the bank’s programme of cultural transformation and conduct risk establishment. Before assuming his present role, Derek served the bank’s key corporate and investment banking division clients as Global Head of Corporate Marketing & Equity Capital Markets Liaison. Prior to this, Derek held other managerial functions within the Global Markets division in Paris and London, including Head of Institutional Equities Distribution for UK & Northern Europe. He commenced his career in corporate finance with Canaccord in London. Throughout his working life Derek has been recognized for his enthusiasm for leadership by example and championing the power of teamwork. He also sits on the supervisory board of Compagnie Financiere Jacques Coeur (CFJC). Derek read law at the University of London.
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Robin’s career spans over 35 years in the finance industry. He is now an advisor focusing on regulation of the OTC financial markets, in particular, the implementation of MiFID II and mitigation of conduct risk.
Following a career in foreign exchange trading and management, Robin spent time at Thomson Reuters, managing part of, and then managing the regulatory aspects of, their FX and Money Market business. This background gives Robin deep knowledge of the foreign exchange industry, strong understanding of the policies and aims of the current global regulatory approach, as well as a recent neutral non-bank perspective. He provides a unique insight into how the OTC business is being, and will be, affected by the recent and impending regulations in areas such as best execution and investor protection under MiFID. Previously Robin sat on the OMFIF Advisory Board, the ESMA Consultative Working Group looking at Regulatory Technical Standards relating to MiFID implementation and was also a member of the ECB FX Contact Group.
Outside of work Robin is a qualified Rugby coach and referee.
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