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Megan Butler, Executive Director of Supervision – Investment, Wholesale and Specialist, FCA

Megan joined the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) in September 2015 as Executive Director responsible for the supervision of Wholesale Banking, Investment Management, Life Insurance and Financial Advice. Megan is also responsible for Specialist Supervision including Prudential, Financial Crime and Client Assets.

Megan was previously the Executive Director of International Banks Directorate at the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA). She joined the Bank of England in April 2013 as Executive Director of International Banks Directorate after moving from the Financial Services Authority (FSA).

Megan has been a supervisor since 2008, when she became Head of the Department responsible for the supervision of the UK operations of the major investment banks. Prior to moving to supervision, Megan was Head of Enforcement Law and Policy at the FSA, and for a number of years chaired the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) Standing Committee 4 which is concerned with international enforcement cooperation.

Before moving to the Enforcement Division, Megan was Chief Counsel for Markets, heading the legal team responsible for advising on legal issues relating to Official Listing, the regulation of exchanges and clearing houses, market conduct and the supervision of wholesale firms.

Megan joined the FSA in 2000. Before this, she spent several years at the London Stock Exchange in a variety of legal and non-legal roles, including Head of Capital Markets.

Megan was called to the bar in 1987.