Charles Roxburgh

Director-General, Financial Services, HM Treasury, London

Charles ROXBURGH is the director general, financial services at Her Majesty’s Treasury. He took up this position in February 2013. In this role, he is responsible for all issues relating to financial services, financial regulation and financial stability. He is also a member of the Executive Management Board at the Treasury. Mr Roxburgh represents HM Treasury on the Bank of England’s Financial Policy Committee, and on the Financial Stability Board. Prior to joining HM Treasury, Mr Roxburgh spent 26 years at McKinsey & Company. He was based in London for most of his career, but also spent seven years working in McKinsey’s New York Financial Institutions practice. He held a number of leadership positions at McKinsey, including: co-head of the global strategy practice; head of the UK Financial Institutions Group; and leader of the global corporate and investment banking practice. In 2009, he became the Londonbased director of the McKinsey Global Institute (MGI). At MGI, he led research into global capital markets, the impact of deleveraging on economic growth as well as a number of research projects into growth at the country and regional level. In 2011, he was elected to the global board of McKinsey & Company. He was educated at Cambridge University, where he read classics. He holds an M.B.A from the Harvard Business School.

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