Rebecca is a Managing Director at Global Counsel, and leads the financial services practice. Rebecca has worked in both law and public policy advising financial services firms on policy and regulation. She previously served as director of corporate affairs for the banking and finance trade body, UK Finance, leading on the organisation’s public policy and communication strategy in the UK and internationally. She also served as a member of the Executive Committee for the European Banking Federation. Prior to this, Rebecca worked as a solicitor advising investors and asset managers on real asset funds, joint ventures, and investments.
At Global Counsel, Rebecca leads teams advising clients navigating financial services policymaking assisting clients with understanding both the risks and opportunities.
Recent examples of her work include:
- Supporting traditional financial services firms and fintechs to understand how the UK government is developing its post-Brexit regulatory framework and advising them on how to influence and shape the agenda.
- Advising firms and trade associations on the UK and European agenda for retail banking and payments and how this may impact business operations.
- Helping clients understand the emerging risks and opportunities from the growing regulatory and legislative interventions designed to protect consumers from fraud an providing counsel on policy and advocacy interventions to influence the debate.