Chief Executive, The Pensions Regulator
Lesley became CEO of The Pensions Regulator in March 2015 having been Chief Operating Officer at the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and an FCA board member. She led the work to deliver the transition to the FCA from the Financial Services Authority and brought the regulation of consumer credit from the Office of Fair Trading to the FCA.
Lesley joined the FSA’s predecessor, the Securities and Investments Board, in 1994 after qualifying as a Chartered Accountant with Ernst and Young. Lesley read Classics at St Anne's College, Oxford. She is married, and is Treasurer of her local church.