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Ian Johnston appointed as Chief Executive of the Dubai Financial Services Authority

We are pleased to announce that Outer Temple Professional Associate, Ian Johnston, has recently been appointed as the Chief Executive of the Dubai Financial Services Authority.

Ian Johnston was previously the Chief Executive of the DFSA from 2012 to 2018 and is now being re-appointed from 1st September 2022. He is taking over from Christopher Calabia who has resigned from the role.

DFSA chairman, Fadel Al Ali, has said “We look forward to welcoming Ian back to lead the DFSA.”

Find out more

Ian Johnston was admitted to practise law in Australia in the early 1980s where he spent most of his career in the private sector – with a number of notable and senior positions within the financial world.

Additionally, he was the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of one of Australia’s major trustee companies.

Ian is also a past member of the Financial Stability and Technical Committee of the IAIS, the global standard-setting body for insurance regulation, and was a member of the Board of Directors of the Financial Planning Standards Board from 2011 to 2016.

To find out more, contact Sam Carter on +44 (0)203 989 6669 or call us on +44 (0)20 7353 6381 for a confidential discussion.

News 5 Aug, 2022


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