Zurich UK CEO Tulsi Naidu announced as new chair of FCA practitioner panel


New Chair of the Financial Conduct Authority’s Practitioner Panel announced

The Financial Conduct Authority Chair, Charles Randell, has announced the appointments of new Chairs for the FCA’s independent Practitioner Panel and Markets Practitioner Panel.

Practitioner Panel

Tulsi Naidu, Chief Executive of Zurich in the UK, becomes Chair of the FCA Practitioner Panel from 1st August 2019. She has been a member of the Panel since 2017 and succeeds Anne Richards, Chief Executive of Fidelity International.

(Nikhil Rathi, Chief Executive Officer of London Stock Exchange plc, becomes Chair of the FCA Markets Practitioner Panel from 1st July 2019.)

Welcoming the appointments, FCA Chair Charles Randell said:

'Tulsi and Nikhil have served on the Panels for a number of years and are well placed to lead the Panels in supporting the FCA to be a targeted and effective regulator.  The work of the Panels has never been more important, given the extent of the changes in our world, including Brexit. I look forward to the robust but constructive challenge they will provide, and to working with them both in their new roles.

The FCA Practitioner Panels are independent statutory bodies that represent the interests of the financial services industry within the UK’s regulatory framework. Panel members are recruited to represent both their own sector and the industry as a whole, rather than individual firms.