Paul Symons is Head of Government Relations at Euroclear. He is responsible for managing Euroclear’s relationships with those stakeholders that influence the regulatory and political context in which Euroclear operates (e.g. the Commission, the ECB, etc). He is a board member of the European Central Securities Depositories Association and chairs the Association’s Policy Group on Market Infrastructures for Securities and Collateral.
Mr Symons joined Euroclear in 2002, following the merger with CRESTCo (now Euroclear UK & International), the central securities depository for UK and Irish securities. At CRESTCo, he was Head of the Retail and Public Affairs department. Previously, Mr Symons spent seven years at the Bank of England.