Technical Specialist - Commodities
UK Financial Conduct Authority
Paul Willis is the Technical Specialist for Commodities at the Financial Conduct Authority in London. He has responsibility for policy development and implementation across the asset class, as well as liaison with supervision work on markets and firms operating in the commodities area. Paul represents the FCA on the ESMA Commodity Derivatives Task Force and is the Vice-Chair of the IOSCO Committee on Derivatives. He has worked in financial services regulation since 1990 as a chartered accountant, management consultant and compliance officer with organisations as diverse as KPMG, The Brut ECN and ABN AMRO. His experience includes mortgage lenders, asset managers, stockbrokers, trading platforms and derivatives trading and clearing. Before joining the FCA, Paul was the Global Compliance Officer at ABN AMRO Global Clearing dealing with regulatory change, policy development, monitoring and surveillance, and incident management, particularly in the areas of electronic trading and post-trade processing.