Charles Randell CBE became Chair of the Payment Systems Regulator in April 2018. He is also Chair of the Financial Conduct Authority.
Charles was an external member of the Prudential Regulation Committee from 1 April 2013 until 31 March 2018.
He is also a visiting fellow in financial services regulation at Queen Mary University of London.
Charles was a partner at law firm Slaughter and May from 1989 to 2013. He specialised in corporate finance law, and worked on financial stability and bank restructuring assignments, in particular during the global financial crisis.