NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR TO THE FCA ANNOUNCED

Catherine Bradley has been appointed to the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) as a Non-Executive Director.

The government announced today that Catherine Bradley has been appointed to the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) as a Non-Executive Director, starting on 2 August 2014.

Announcing the appointment, the Economic Secretary to the Treasury, Andrea Leadsom said: "I am delighted to announce this appointment to the Financial Conduct Authority. Catherine will bring valuable skills, expertise and experience of the international capital markets that will benefit the work of the FCA greatly.

"The government created the FCA as a new, stronger financial regulator and I am confident Catherine will make an important contribution towards fulfilling the FCA’s vital role in protecting consumers, maintaining market integrity and ensuring effective competition."