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Timothy Shakesby

Timothy Shakesby

Team Leader of the Conduct of Business Oversight, EIOPA

Dr Tim Shakesby joined the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) in December 2013 as Principal Expert on Financial Innovation.

He currently leads EIOPA’s Conduct of Business Oversight team, driving forwards convergence in conduct supervisory practices across the EU, and EIOPA’s cross-cutting work on InsurTech. He previously led work on complex investment products, including chairing the joint European Supervisory Authority (ESA) work under the Packaged Retail and Insurance-based Investment Products (PRIIPs) Regulation.

Prior to EIOPA he was seconded to the European Commission for five years, where he worked on asset management and consumer protection issues, including on UCITS and developing frameworks for investment funds focused on growth and sustainability goals. He started his regulatory career as a policy advisor on retail market issues at the UK Financial Services Authority (FSA), where he led work to overhaul rules on projection and cost disclosures for insurance and personal pensions products.