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FSCS appoints Fiona Kidy as CFO

Jessica Bird

July 2, 2020

The Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) has appointed Fiona Kidy as chief financial officer.

This follows Kidy’s appointment by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) as an executive director on the board of FSCS.

Kidy has held senior positions at JP Morgan and HSBC, and has been acting CFO of FSCS since May 2019.

Prior to this, she held the role of financial management and funding at FSCS since joining the organisation in October 2016.

In her new role, Kidy will have primary responsibility for the audit, organisational risk and resilience and financial management of the business and will play an active role in managing external stakeholders.

Caroline Rainbird, CEO of FSCS, said: “I am delighted to be confirming Fiona’s appointment as CFO and appointment to the Board of FSCS.

“Her appointment in this key role is a testament to her contribution, hard work and commitment since joining FSCS in 2016.

“I am confident Fiona’s knowledge and experience of the financial services sector, and her understanding of the landscape in which FSCS operates will continue to be excellent assets that FSCS will benefit from on a number of levels.”

Fiona commented: “I am thrilled that I have been successful in being appointed as FSCS’s chief financial officer.

“I am excited about taking on this new and challenging role, working with Caroline and the FSCS leadership team, and proactively helping to drive the overall FSCS strategy into the future.”


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