Kris joined IOSCO in October 2018 as a Policy Advisor for Emerging Regulatory Issues (ERI). Her responsibilities include contributing to ERI’s work on the identification, assessment and prioritisation of risks in securities markets and supporting the IOSCO Committee on Emerging Risks in developing the annual Risk Outlook. Kris is also the Secretariat coordinator and appointed lead for the Follow-Up Group on Cross-Border Regulation through which IOSCO is analysing potentially harmful market fragmentation. Kris is also the Secretariat coordinator for the IOSCO Fintech Network’s innovation and artificial intelligence & machine learning workstreams, and she represents IOSCO on the FSB’s Financial Innovation Network.
Before joining IOSCO, Kris spent 4 years at the Financial Conduct Authority where she was policy advisor to the Director of Policy and acted as manager of the Brexit Policy team. Prior to that Kris was a senior associate within the asset management & funds policy team where she led and contributed to a number of initiatives, including the ESRB’s and the FSB’s shadow banking workstreams, and IOSCO C5 and ESMA investment management standing committee related work. Before the FCA, Kris had been a policy advisor at the Financial Ombudsman Service where she worked on European affairs.
Kris has a bachelor’s degree in political science and a master’s degree in North American and European Political Affairs from the Université Libre de Bruxelles. Kris is also an associate member of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investments.