Mary helps clients anticipate and respond to regulatory developments and navigate complex regulatory challenges, engaging strategically and constructively to secure good outcomes. She works across a range of sectors but has particular expertise in energy, financial services and competition policy.
Mary was previously Executive Director for Consumers and Markets at the energy regulator Ofgem, leading Ofgem’s work on retail markets, innovation, vulnerable consumers and enforcement. Before that she was the Director of Competition and Chief Economist at the Financial Conduct Authority where she led work on meeting the FCA’s statutory objective to promote competition in the interest of consumers.
Before the FCA, Mary was senior director at the Office of Fair Trading, overseeing markets and enforcement casework. Mary has also worked on regulatory and competition issues at the economic consultancy NERA, and the New Zealand Commerce Commission, and the Bank of England.
More Growth, More scrutiny ESG investment is surging. ESG bond fund sales are now worth more than $50bn and have tripled in three years. In equities, investors are increasing their demands on companies. After six months, 2021 has already seen a record number of ESG shareholder resolutions passed. As investment activity grows, so does […]
It is becoming harder to get mergers cleared in the UK. The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is taking an increasingly sceptical view and wants to go further by getting government to change the rules to make it even easier to block mergers involving large technology companies.
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