Anthony Belchambers has joined Saxo Capital Markets UK as a non-executive director, but will remain as special advisor to FIA Europe, the association that he founded in 1992.
Belchambers, who has been a member of various committees at the HM Treasury and Chartered Instituted for Securities & Investment, also spearheaded the Advisory Group to the European Parliamentary Financial Services Forum, the Associate Parliamentary Group on Wholesale Financial Markets and the Transatlantic Coalition on Financial Regulation. During his time as chief executive of FIA, he was instrumental in the creation of cross-industry initiatives and groups including MiFID Connect, the Joint Association Financial Transaction Tax Group and the International Cross-Border Regulation Forum.
Nick Beecroft, chairman of Saxo Capital Markets UK, said of the appointment: “We welcome Anthony to the board of SCML, where his extensive market and regulatory knowledge will be extremely valuable to our organisation at a time of unprecedented change in the industry. Additionally, his experience and expertise in financial markets will be a tremendous resource to the board as we continue the build-out of our institutional business with London as a major centre of our operations.”
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