Tracey McDermott, CBE
Group Head of Corporate, Public and Regulatory Affairs
New role: Tracey will be assuming responsibility for Brand and Marketing effective from 30 November 2017. Learn more about the Management Team updates.
Tracey McDermott CBE was appointed as Group Head of Corporate, Public and Regulatory Affairs on 20 March 2017. She is based in London and is responsible for Standard Chartered’s Global Public Affairs, Sustainability and Communications operations. She works closely with the Chief Risk Officer to manage all aspects of reputational risk and the CEO and Chairman in strengthening the Group’s core regulatory relationships.
Tracey was formerly the Acting Chief Executive of the Financial Conduct Authority from September 2015 until June 2016. She joined the Financial Services Authority (FSA) in 2001 and held a number of senior roles at the FSA and FCA including Director, Supervision and Authorisations and Director, Enforcement and Financial Crime, and was also a member of the Board of the FCA from April 2013. She was a member of the Financial Policy Committee of the Bank of England, and a Non-Executive Director of the PRA from September 2015 until June 2016.
Tracey was appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the 2016 Birthday Honours for her services to financial service consumers and markets.
Tracey graduated in Law from Queen Mary, University of London and qualified as a solicitor in 1995. She specialised in commercial litigation, working for law firms in the UK, U.S. and Brussels.