Ian KellyHead of EMEA Regulatory Policy at Wells Fargo
Ian Kelly is Head of Regulatory Policy EMEA at Wells Fargo Securities. He focuses on Regulatory Developments, Capital Requirements and Regulatory Reporting. He has had a special focus on analysing the development of the FCA’s new MIFIDPRU Rulebook and the EU’s Investment Firm Directive and Regulation, in particular the new firm classifications and capital calculations. Prior to this Ian performed a similar role as Head of Regulatory Advisory at RBC Capital Markets.
He began his career at the UK FSA where he worked in a variety of roles including Capital Adequacy Policy development, implementation of the Retail Distribution Review (RDR) and Investment Firm Supervision. He then spent several years as a consultant at Big 4 firms where he advised investment brokers and asset managers on FCA prudential requirements and the impact of incoming regulatory changes, e.g. CRD IV and IFPRU. Ian’s analyses have been published in trade magazines and financial law textbooks. He holds a Masters in Commercial Law from the University of Edinburgh.