Richard Fenner

Director, Government Relations

Richard leads on public policy and advocacy at the Euroclear Group’s UK Central Securities Depository, focusing on digitization, operational resilience and how new technologies will shape future market structure. Prior to joining Euroclear, he covered market data and post-trade policy for the World Federation of Exchanges, was Head of Public Affairs for TheCityUK and worked as a consultant. He began his career working as an economic and foreign policy analyst in the UK Parliament.

Richard represents Euroclear on the IRSG’s Global Regulatory Coherence group, TheCityUK’s Long Term Competitiveness Group and UK Finance’s New Digital Assets & Money committee. He is regular speaker at industry events and to the media on securities and post-trade, and has extensive experience engaging the European Commission, HM Treasury, CFTC, the Basel Committee and CPMI-IOSCO.

A dual US/UK national, born in California, Richard attended St. Paul’s School in Concord NH and has a Masters in International Relations from the University of St Andrews.