Non Executive Director

Giles Swan

Giles has two decades of leadership experience in finance and tech regulation. He’s been a regulator, policymaker, public policy head for a major global financial technology firm and a leading buy-side trade association. He provides advocacy, regulatory strategy and governance advice to leading firms and organisations and directs several education programmes.

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Affectionately referred to as a minor celebratory in the regulatory world and ‘the policy wonk you would most want to have a drink with’ (thank you Fund Boards Council), Giles provides independent strategic, corporate and regulatory advice and oversight to support the development of Englebert’s business and the delivery of services to its clients.

Giles Swan has over two decades of public and private sector leadership experience spanning the breadth of the financial services industry, including the capital markets, investment funds and asset management, insurance, and digital finance sectors. He has latterly been involved in the crypto and blockchain sector, with extensive input into shaping the regulatory regime for crypto currencies.

Giles has been a regulator, policymaker, regional policy head of a major global financial technology firm and the global policy director of a leading buy-side trade association. Giles is the programme director and faculty for several finance related courses and education certificates.

During his time as a policymaker, Giles was a national expert on the European Securities and Markets Authority’s Investment Management Standing Committee, the International Organisation of Securities Commissions’ Standing Committee on Investment Management, and the European Union’s Council of Ministers Financial Services Working Party.

Giles holds a BA in Banking and Finance, first class, from London Guildhall University and an MSc in Finance and Investment from CASS Business School.

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