Will Samuel Is FSA’s New Investment Banking Senior Advisor

Jack Humphrey, Regulatory journalist
January 30, 2012 /

The Financial Services Authority (FSA) has announced the appointment of Will Samuel to the role of investment banking senior advisor.

Will started his career at Coopers & Lybrand qualifying as a chartered accountant followed by a number of senior positions at Citigroup, formally Schroders plc and Schroders Salomon Smith Barney, before joining Lazard & Co as Vice Chairman in 2003.

He also holds various director and non-executive director positions and is an honorary trustee of International Alert, a charitable peace building organisation.

Will, who will take up the role from 30 January, has more than 35 years experience in investment banking, most recently as Vice Chairman of Lazard & Co.

Hector Sants, the FSA’s chief executive officer, said: “I am delighted to announce Will’s appointment today as senior advisor to the FSA. Will brings to his role considerable experience of the investment banking sector which will be vital to our work in this area.

“Senior advisors are a core part of the FSA’s delivery of intensive supervision. The team provides experience on regulatory, market and consumer matters.”


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