Speaker Profile
Kay Swinburne

Vice Chair of Financial Services

About the Speaker

Dr Kay Swinburne is the Vice Chair of KPMG UK’s Financial Services practice and Chair of KPMG’s EMA Risk & Regulatory Insight Centre, leading C-suite engagement for FS clients and advising KPMG’s UK and global FS leadership. She’s an active voice in the market and leads special projects on ESG, EU/UK political issues and financial regulation – including Fintech, UK competitiveness and market infrastructure (MiFID).

Kay is also the Chair of the International Regulatory Strategy Group (IRSG) leading one of the most influential regulatory and strategy cross-sectional groups in Europe which is co-sponsored by TheCityUK and the City of London Corporation.

Prior to joining KPMG, Kay was a Member of European Parliament (2009-2019), serving as Vice Chair of the Economics and Monetary Affairs Committee. This role saw her shape EU and global financial services legislation, including setting up the EU supervisory bodies (ESAs, SSM, SRM), capital markets union (EMIR, MiFID II, Prospectus, CCP Recovery & Resolution), and the broader banking union files.