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The Executive Education unit at Heriot-Watt University is delighted to be providing an industry guest lecture from Maggie Craig, Honorary Professor and Head of The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) Scotland, on 'The Financial Conduct Authority and FinTech'.


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Professor Craig has a wealth of knowledge to share on regulation and her lecture will provide expert insight into the world of financial service conduct here in Scotland. She comes to HWU with a strong FS pedigree; previously the director of Scottish Affairs at the Association of British Insurers (ABI), Acting Director-General and, latterly, Director of Financial Conduct Regulation. In her role at the FCA, Professor Craig heads up the team who regulate the conduct of 56,000 financial services firms and financial markets in the UK. In addition to this she serves as Prudential Regulator for over 18,000 firms.

A keen analyst and problem solver, Professor Craig will share her knowledge and passion for the financial services industry, she is quoted as saying “I can get really ridiculously passionate about it. You can’t operate without a properly functioning financial services industry, and it brings huge benefits to the economy – both Scottish and UK.” Craig to the Scotsman in July 2017.

A key focus is on the FinTech sector which is growing here in Scotland, and she will advise on the many ways in which the FCA provides guidance and assurance to ensure these companies can navigate the regulatory system and gain vital connections.

Professor Criag's lecture is titled “The Financial Conduct Authority and FinTech” which is broad brush, and Craig will conclude the lecture with a Q & A session on her career journey to date.



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The guest lecture will be held in Panmure House in central Edinburgh, from 17:00 - 19:30. Registration will be open from 16:30, please ensure that you arrive for 17:00, when the lecture will commence. Please complete the registration process to attend this event.

If you require any assistance with registration, please contact the Executive Educaiton event team: cpd.soss@hw.ac.uk.


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