Shaun Swan
Shaun Swan
Director, Policy

Shaun Swan joined the QFC Regulatory Authority in August 2007 as Associate Director and was appointed Director of Policy in January 2015. His role involves the oversight and management of the Policy department and delivery of the department work programme. Another key aspect of Mr Swan’s job at the Regulatory Authority involves ongoing cross-divisional collaboration and engagement. In many cases, the department’s work also extends out to collaboration with State agencies such as the Qatar Central Bank, Qatar Financial Markets Authority and the National Anti-Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing Committee.

In his time at the QFC Regulatory Authority, Mr Swan has worked on the design and

implementation of Regulatory Authority rules across a wide range of financial sectors and regulatory initiatives. Projects of note include regulatory rules for Prudential Banking, Collective Investments Schemes, AML/CFT and Training and Competency.

Mr Swan holds a Bachelor’s degree in social sciences from Nottingham University (UK) and a Master’s degree in Banking from Bangor University (UK). Prior to working at the QFC Regulatory Authority, he held policy positions at the Financial Services Authority, the Financial Services Compensation Scheme and Deloitte’s regulatory consulting division.