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Our professional team are all ex-regulators who leverage six decades of experience to provide trusted advice on public policy, regulation and governance in the United Kingdom, European Union and globally

Giles Swan


Giles has two decades of public and private sector leadership experience with a wide-ranging background spanning capital markets, investment funds, asset management, insurance, digital finance, and Web3 technologies.

Giles has held pivotal roles as a regulator, policymaker, head of policy for a prominent global FinTech company, and global policy director for a leading trade association.

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Christine Brentani


Christine has two decades experience in the interpretation, analysis, advocacy, and implementation of UK and EU Financial Services Regulation.


Christine has worked in banking and asset management developing and streamlining policy implementation. Recently, she supported the implementation of global ESG rules at a large institution. As a former regulator, she has deep insight into the regulators’ expectations of firms.

James Ross


James is an award-winning regulatory and risk professional with over 24 years of experience in the financial services industry, spanning digital assets, banking, payments, capital markets, private markets, asset management, and (re)insurance.


James' senior-level roles have honed his expertise in regulatory advice (including financial crime), change management, government affairs, and risk management. He is a published industry commentator and member of the Journal of Financial Compliance editorial board.

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Amanda Braithwaite

Office Manager

Amanda is our office manager and provides us with administrative support.


She has a background in Operations, working for a Health & Safety company, previous PA roles and experience working in the public sector for the NHS as an office administrator and training facilitator..

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