Sheldon Mills

Sheldon Mills

Executive Director, Financial Conduct Authority (FCA)

Sheldon Mills is an Executive Director at the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).  He is responsible for the FCA's delivery of its consumer protection and competition objectives and co-leads the Supervision, Policy and Competition division.   

Sheldon chairs the FCA's Executive Regulation and Policy Committee, which is responsible for executive decision making on strategic policy and regulatory issues, and he is a member of the FCA's Executive Committee, which oversees the organisation's general strategy and monitors its performance.  

Sheldon also co-chairs the Climate Financial Risk Forum, an industry forum convened by the FCA and the Prudential Regulation Authority, and the Joint Regulatory Oversight Committee on Open Banking, together with the Payment Systems Regulator.  

Previously, as Senior Director at the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), Sheldon had overall leadership responsibility for the delivery of UK merger control across the entire economy and for the strategic design and implementation of the new UK State Aid regime.  

He is a qualified solicitor and he practised law at King & Wood Mallesons and Jones Day, counselling a range of UK and international clients in antitrust and competition law. 

Sheldon is passionate about financial inclusion and diversity and inclusion.  He was formerly a trustee and Chair of the UK-based charity Stonewall. 

Sheldon holds undergraduate and postgraduate law degrees from King’s College, London and was born and raised in Cardiff, Wales. 

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