Head of Department, Strategy & Competition Division, Financial Conduct Authority
Bob Ferguson is a Head of Department in the Strategy and Competition Division of the Financial Conduct Authority, working on the FCA’s Innovate initiative. Innovate encapsulates the FCA’s active engagement with the innovation community and with Fintech in particular, and aims to make the regulatory system more innovation-friendly. Bob was previously responsible for supervision of wealth managers and private banks, and before that, Head of Financial Crime & Intelligence.
Bob graduated in law at Edinburgh University, and taught law in Cardiff and Dundee. He is also a visiting professor of law at Queen Mary, London.