Damien Shanahan

Damien Shanahan

Coordinator, Standards Development, IOSCO

Damien SHANAHAN • Coordinator, Standards Development, International Organization of Securities Commissions

Damien joined the General Secretariat in September 2017. He is Coordinator for Standards Development. In that capacity, he oversees the development of IOSCO’s policy agenda and the work of its policy committees. He is also for responsible for IOSCO’s risk identification and risk assessment function that oversees the delivery of the risk outlook and the IOSCO workplan.

Prior to joining IOSCO, Damien worked for seven years at the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) as manager in charge of wholesale conduct policy. Damien is a qualified solicitor and has worked in private commercial practice in London and Switzerland. He started his career in an integrated global financial services firm in Switzerland.

Damien holds LLB from the University of Exeter, a Maîtrise from the Université de Rennes and an LLM from the London School of Economics.

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