Mark Steward was appointed the Director of Enforcement and Market Oversight for the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) in October 2015.
Mr Steward joined the FCA from the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (SFC), where he was a member of the SFC board for 9 years and Executive Director of Enforcement. While in Hong Kong, Mr Steward was also a non-executive director of the Financial Disputes Resolutions Centre.
Before joining the SFC, Mr Steward was Deputy Executive Director, Enforcement, with the Australian Securities and Investments Commission. He has been involved in corporate, financial services and securities regulation since 1987 in Australia, Hong Kong and in the UK, specialising in investigatory work and resulting litigation.