Director of Global Funds Policy, ICI Global
Giles Swan is Director of Global Funds Policy at ICI Global. Swan joined ICI Global from the Financial Services Authority (FSA) as a technical specialist on the collective investment schemes policy team. Swan led negotiations for the FSA in the Council of Ministers and the European Parliament on the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive, and chaired an ESMA Task Force developing Directive’s implementing measures. Additionally, he represented the FSA in ESMA’s Investment Management Standing Committee. Swan moved to the FSA in 2005, after beginning his career in the European mutual funds sector. Swan holds a first class BA, from Guildhall University and an MSc in Finance and Investment from CASS Business School in London.