Richard Metcalfe named as the WFE’s Head of Regulatory Affairs

By: The WFE Focus Team Mar 2018

The WFE is pleased to confirm Richard Metcalfe has been appointed as its Head of Regulatory Affairs. He joins following a consulting project at BNY Mellon, where he provided advice on the practical implementation of MiFID II and other pieces of legislation for the markets businesses of the bank.

Richard also represented BNY Mellom in external fora as well as liaising with the business, legal, compliance and IT functions. Prior to this, he set up his own consultancy to focus on the MiFID regime and wholesale markets.

His previous role was as Director of Regulatory Affairs at the Investment Association, where he developed the trade body's regulatory and compliance analysis, and spearheaded its international lobbying on markets, investor protection and systemic risk.

He has also held several senior roles at the International Swaps & Derivatives Association (ISDA), most notably as Senior Regulatory Advisor & Deputy Head of EMEA, Head of Policy (Global), and co-head of the London office.

Richard reports to Nandini Sukumar, CEO of the WFE.