David Lawton

David LawtonAdvisory Board member

David Lawton has more than 30 years of experience in regulatory and public policy roles.

He is currently an independent consultant on financial services regulation, and a senior advisor to Alvarez & Marsal and a non-executive director on the Boards of DTCC’s trade repository businesses. He previously held roles as Director of Markets and Director of Markets Policy and International at the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).  Before joining the FCA (then Financial Services Authority) in January 2005, David spent nearly 20 years at HM Treasury, latterly as Head of Capital Markets and Governance, with responsibility for the department’s policy towards securities and wholesale financial markets, prudential capital standards, accounting and auditing issues, corporate governance and company law.