Fiona Kidy appointed Chief Financial Officer

The Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) is pleased to announce Fiona Kidy as its newly appointed Chief Financial Officer (CFO) from 1 July, following a competitive recruitment process.

This follows the FCA’s and PRA’s appointment of Fiona as an Executive Director on the Board of FSCS.

Fiona brings a wealth of experience to the role from a career spanning over 20 years within the financial services sector including senior positions at JP Morgan and HSBC. Much of her career has been spent building and leading high-performing finance teams and steering business-critical strategic initiatives.

Fiona has been Acting CFO since May 2019. Prior to this Fiona had been the Head of Financial Management and Funding at FSCS since joining the organisation in October 2016. In her new role, Fiona will have primary responsibility for the audit, organisational risk and resilience and financial management of the business and will play an active role in managing external stakeholders. 

Caroline Rainbird, FSCS CEO, said: “I am delighted to be confirming Fiona’s appointment as CFO and appointment to the Board of FSCS.  Her appointment in this key role is a testament to her contribution, hard work and commitment since joining FSCS in 2016.

“I am confident Fiona’s knowledge and experience of the financial services sector, and her understanding of the landscape in which FSCS operates will continue to be excellent assets that FSCS will benefit from on a number of levels.”

Fiona commented: “I am thrilled that I have been successful in being appointed as FSCS’s Chief Financial Officer. 

“I am excited about taking on this new and challenging role, working with Caroline and the FSCS leadership team, and proactively helping to drive the overall FSCS strategy into the future.”


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