Tracey McDermott, CBE

Group Head, Corporate, Public and Regulatory Affairs, and Brand and Marketing | Joined March 2017


Tracey was appointed Group Head of Corporate, Public and Regulatory Affairs in March 2017 and assumed responsibility for Brand and Marketing in November 2017.


Tracey joined the Group in March 2017 from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). She joined the Financial Services Authority (FSA) in 2001 and went on to hold a number of senior roles at the FSA and more recently the FCA, including Director, Supervision and Authorisations and Director, Enforcement and Financial Crime. Tracey was appointed to the Board of the FCA in April 2013 before being appointed acting Chief Executive of the FCA. She was also 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 received a CBE in 2016 for services to financial consumers and markets.

External appointments

Tracey is a board member of UK Finance and an Honorary Professor at the Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary University of London.