The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has announced that Sheree Howard has been appointed as Executive Director of Risk and Compliance Oversight (R&CO).

Howard is currently Interim Director of R&CO having joined the FCA as a Senior Adviser in December 2017. Prior to joining the FCA, Sheree spent more than 25 years in financial services, both in the Insurance and Banking sectors. During this time, she held a range of senior roles and gained valuable experience of pricing, acquisitions, sales, divestment, risk and compliance alongside the more traditional actuarial roles. Howard has been a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries since 1994.

Commenting on her appointment, FCA Chief Executive Andrew Bailey said “Sheree brings a wealth of knowledge and experience and has already made a real contribution to the FCA as a Senior Adviser and as Interim Director of Risk and Compliance Oversight. I look forward to continuing to work with Sheree in her vital role on Executive Committee and advising the Board on the breadth of risk in the organisation.”