Sarah Hayes

A senior executive, with a strong track record for strategic leadership and proposition ownership in financial markets, and successfully delivering complex change programs across global organisations.

Strong communication skills with ability to build effective partnerships with customers, and with Executive stakeholders internally, including Board level. Recognised for being able to motivate, influence and lead global matrix teams to deliver change, with positive buy-in from those involved.

Known for doing the right thing and getting things done:

  • Successfully positioned the company as a regulatory thought leader when new regulations focused on trading in over-the-counter instruments, and secured the required investment for business cases to develop and enhance products and services in response to these changes.
  • Mobilized customer insight to establish and run the high risk program that designed, delivered and successfully implement a more economic and usable delivery method for real time data

Experienced chair and member of leadership and program committees

Podcast | S2E10 Regulator Series: Sarah Hayes from London’s Financial Conduct Authority https://riskywomen.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/Risky-Women-sarah-hayes_1920x1080sm.jpg 1920 1080 Risky Women Risky Women https://riskywomen.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/Risky-Women-sarah-hayes_1920x1080sm.jpg 10 December 2019 1 April 2021

Podcast | S2E10 Regulator Series: Sarah Hayes from London’s Financial Conduct Authority

Sarah Hayes, UK’s FCA Head of Department, Lending & Intermediaries, Authorisations, in our ongoing Regulator Series – Phoenixing, Regulatory Sandbox, Financial Inclusion.


Financial Conduct Authority (FCA)
Head of Department, Lending and Intermediaries, Authorisations

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