Samuel takes senior FSA role

CHARTERED ACCOUNTANT Will Samuel has taken on the FSA’s investment banking senior advisor role.

Most recently vice chairman of Lazard & Co, Samuel started his career at Coopers & Lybrand before taking senior positions at Citigroup (formerly Schroders and Schroders Salomon Smith Barney).

Hector Sants, the FSA’s chief executive officer, said: “I am delighted to announce Will’s appointment today as senior advisor to the FSA. Will brings to his role considerable experience of the investment banking sector which will be vital to our work in this area.

“Senior advisors are a core part of the FSA’s delivery of intensive supervision. The team provides experience on regulatory, market and consumer matters.”

Samuel also holds various director and non-executive director positions and is an honorary trustee of International Alert, a charitable peace building organisation.

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