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Samantha Barrass, Chief Executive Officer, Gibraltar Financial Services Commission

Samantha Barrass became Chief Executive Officer of the Gibraltar Financial Services Commission on 17th Fberuary 2014. She was previously an Executive Director at the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA) in the UK.

Prior to the SRA, Samantha‚Äôs career included 10 years with the Financial Services Authority (FSA) in the UK where she undertook a variety of regulatory roles spanning the delivery of new regulatory approaches and policy at both a domestic and international level, the supervision of  markets and exchanges, and was one of the first economists employed by the FSA to develop cost-benefit and other evidential techniques for new regulation.

Samantha previously began her working career at the Reserve Bank of New Zealand as an economist focusing on monetary policy strategy and economic reform.