Charles Randell steps down as chair of the FCA before term ends

Plans to leave Spring 2022

James Baxter-Derrington
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Outgoing chair Charles Randell
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Outgoing chair Charles Randell

Charles Randell is to step down as chair of the Financial Conduct Authority and Payment Systems Regulator after three years in the role.

Randell was appointed chair in April 2018 and was due to hold the appointment for five years but plans to leave the role in Spring 2022. Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak has been asked by Randell to begin the process to appoint his successor. Impending reviews to serve FCA 'difficult food for thought' as Randell promises action In April, Gina and Alan Miller of the True & Fair Campaign called for the resignation of Randell over the compensation scheme of victims of financial loss, claiming the FCA had taken "anti-consumer and potentially unlawful steps". Last year, Randel...

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