Director of Strategy and Competition, UK Financial Conduct Authority
Christopher Woolard is Director of Strategy and Competition, and an Executive Board Member at the Financial Conduct Authority.
He is responsible for policy, strategy, competition, consumer issues, the Chief Economist's department, communications, data and market intelligence. He is chair of the FCA's Policy Steering Committee and a non-executive board member of the Payment Systems Regulator.
Christopher joined the FCA in January 2013 as director of policy, risk and research.
Prior to this Christopher was Group Director and Content Board member at Ofcom. He has spent most of his career in regulation or policy development including working at the BBC and as a senior civil servant at the Department of Trade and Industry.
Christopher is a Sloan Fellow of London Business School.