Kris Nathanail-Brighton

Senior Policy Advisor, IOSCO

Kris joined IOSCO in October 2018. As a senior policy advisor, she is IOSCO’s appointed lead for the Follow-Up Group on Cross-Border Regulation; IOSCO’s working group on market fragmentation. Kris also works on financial stability through the Board-level financial stability engagement group and has recently actively participated in work on money market funds as well as margin practices among other things.   She also works on ESG matters and has most recently coordinated IOSCO’s work on ESG ratings and data providers.

Before joining IOSCO, Kris spent 4 years at the UK Financial Conduct Authority where she was senior advisor to the Director of Policy and acted as manager of the Brexit Policy team. Prior to that Kris was a senior advisor within the asset management & funds policy team where she led and contributed to a number of domestic and international initiatives, including the ESRB’s and the FSB’s shadow banking workstreams, and IOSCO C5 and ESMA investment management standing committee related work.

Kris has a bachelor’s degree in political science and a master’s degree in North American and European Political Affairs from the Université Libre de Bruxelles. Kris also holds an MBA from the Quantic School of Business and Technology and is an associate member of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investments.