Enforcement Committee Panel Members
Richard Jones is a practising barrister, dealing with a wide range of disputes, especially in the field of financial services. He took silk in 1996, and sits as a recorder in the Crown Court and County Court. For a number of years he was a legal chair of FRC disciplinary tribunals. He is a consultant with Benest Corbett Renouf in Jersey.
Anna Simons is UK Head of Conduct Risk at UBS London where she is also the bank's subject matter expert on managing conflicts of interest. Prior to joining UBS in 2014, she worked for the Financial Conduct Authority in a variety of regulatory roles spanning policy, risk and banking supervision. As Head of Capital Markets at the FCA, she led the work on regulatory reform of LIBOR. Her time in regulation followed a twenty year career in banking at SMBC and at BNP Paribas where she headed up the UK Corporate Banking Department. She studied at the London School of Economics and immediately after graduation worked as an economist in the Department for International Development. From 2014-16 she sat as a member of the Investigating Committee of the General Dental Council to consider allegations of impaired fitness to practice against dental professionals.
Caroline Trewhitt was appointed as a non-executive member of the FRC’s Enforcement Committee Panel with effect from February 2017. Caroline has a background in corporate development and strategic change and has formerly worked for Reuters, Reed Elsevier and a number of major financial institutions. Latterly, she was a senior consultant at RBS. Caroline serves as Audit Committee Chair for Bromley Clinical Commissioning Group and is Finance Trustee for the National Osteoporosis Society. She holds a degree in English Literature from the University of Birmingham and an MBA from Durham University.
Jetinder trained as a barrister in a large criminal chamber and the Home Office (prisons law including prisons healthcare); and practised as a Lawyer at the Scottish Government advising on miscarriages of justice, Scots/UK criminal and prisons law mainly. His former roles include: Adjudicator, Financial Ombudsman Service; Part-time visiting lecturer, public law, Kings College London; Adjudicator, Solicitors Regulation Authority (2008-2013); FTP Panel Chair, Nursing & Midwifery Council (2012-2016). Currently his roles are: Judge of the First-tier Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber); Independent Disciplinary Assessor, Association of Chartered and Certified Accountants; Legally Qualified Chair, MPTS/GMC. Professional Memberships held: Member, Institute of Leadership and Management; Member, Association of Regulatory and Disciplinary Lawyers; Associate Full Member, Institute of Directors.
Barbara Hadfield has served as chairperson of the Complaints and Adherence Committee of the European Payments Council (EPC) for several years and was formerly a member of that Committee. The Committee is involved in the regulation of the interbank settlement scheme across Europe. She was a partner in EY for approximately twenty five years working in the field of corporate finance and audit which included running audit quality review teams and being subject to audit quality reviews. She has significant experience with international corporates and corporate governance and was a compliance partner in the firm. She also performed a firm wide advisory role on technical accounting issues and Stock Exchange listing requirements, acting as an expert witness when required.
Graham McGregor is a former partner with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP and its predecessor firms, where he worked for 38 years in Scotland, London and Canada, 28 of them as an audit partner. Graham held several senior positions within PricewaterhouseCoopers and was senior audit partner with responsibility for a number of large listed companies and several assurance businesses within the firm. He retired from PricewaterhouseCoopers in June 2016.
Graham has been chair of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland's (ICAS) Audit and Assurance Committee and a member of the ICAS's Technical Committee. He is a Chartered Accountant, a member of both the ICAS and the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Canada. He has a degree in Accountancy from the University of Glasgow.