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Sir Callum McCarthy


Sir Callum McCarthy, IFRS Foundation TrusteeSir Callum currently serves as a non-executive director of Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, Intercontinental Exchange and the UK HM Treasury. Between 2003 and 2008 he served as Chairman of the Financial Services Authority (FSA), the UK financial services regulator.

In his 40-year career, Sir Callum has held many senior leadership positions in the financial services sector. He began his career as a civil servant, spending 13 years with the Department of Trade and Industry before moving into investment banking, working at Kleinwort Benson and then Barclays. He was CEO of Barclays Japan from 1993 to 1996 and Barclays USA from 1996 to 1998.

Sir Callum is a graduate of Oxford, Stirling and Stanford Universities.

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