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Expert resume of Joanna Perkins

Consultant specialising in financial services regulation and regulatory affairs; forrmer Chief Executive, Financial Markets Law Committee (FMLC); P.R.I.M.E. Finance Expert

Joanna Perkins is a consultant specialising in financial services regulation and regulatory affairs. Until recently, she served as Chief Executive of the Financial Markets Law Committee (FMLC). In the course of more than 16 years as the head of the FMLC Secretariat, Joanna contributed to a significant number of external projects and public sector working groups as an adviser.  Before joining the FMLC in 2004, Joanna worked for the Law Commission and managed a project on unfair contract terms. She has held lectureships at Durham University, Paris II (Panthéon-Assas), Université de Paris and Birkbeck College, University of London.  She has published articles on, inter alia, financial law, financial markets regulation and the conflict of laws, participating in a number of expert panels on these subjects at the invitation of H.M. Government and the E.U. Commission.

After completing a Doctorate in Law at Oxford University, where she worked as a college lecturer, Joanna was called to the Bar in July 2001.  In 2014-2015 she served as a Non-Executive Director of ICE Benchmark Administration Ltd and Chair Person for the Oversight Committee of ICE LIBOR. Between 2010 and 2016, Joanna practised part-time as a barrister at South Square, focusing on financial transactions.