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HM Treasury appoints financial services director general

HM Treasury has appointed Charles Roxburgh as director general of financial services.

Roxburgh is currently a senior partner at corporate consultancy firm McKinsey & Company and will take up the role in February.

He replaces Jonathan Taylor who has joined European Investment Bank as vice president.

Roxburgh has held a number of roles at McKinsey & Company since joining in 1986. He was co-head of global corporate and institutional banking between 2005 and 2009, head of the UK financial institutions group from 2003 to 2006 and co-head of global strategy practice from 1999 to 2003. Prior to joining McKinsey & Company he was a consultant at accountancy firm Arthur Andersen and Co.


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  1. I did not know we even had a Director General of Financial Services. Whats he been doing whilst the FSA,FOS, FSCS etc. etc. etc. have decimated our industry and will continue to do so.

  2. Just another anonymous Government mandarin from whom I will wager the general public will hear nothing. The previous incumbent Jonathan Taylor only slipped into the job in January 2010 having made no impact whatsoever before being promoted to another anonymous job with the EU. We are simply witnessing the old club of “jobs for the boys”.

  3. Terry – good question.

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