Chair, Institutional Disclosure Working Group, Financial Conduct Authority

Dr Christopher Sier is Chair of the UK Financial Conduct Authority panel investigating costs, fees and transparency in institutional investment, and is Fintech Envoy for the North for the UK Treasury. He is MD of FiNexus, a knowledge-transfer and research organisation that builds and operates innovation ecosystems (FiNexus Labs) across Europe and advises stakeholders, including the UK Government, on innovation and fintech. He also advises the UK Government, Regulators, the World Bank and various trade bodies on pension fund Corporate Governance and Cost Transparency. He is a Visiting Professor at the University of Leeds and Professor of Practice at Newcastle University Business School. Previously he was Managing Director of KAS Bank UK and Director of the Financial Services Knowledge Transfer Network. In the distant past he was a police officer in Edinburgh.