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Chris Madden

Executive Director, A&O Consulting


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Chris Madden

Executive Director, A&O Consulting


Chris is an Executive Director in Allen & Overy’s strategic and regulatory consulting practice.

Chris is a senior financial markets professional with more than 30 years’ experience in compliance, risk management and legal. He is a recognised industry specialist in financial markets regulation, having spent many years advising on the issuance and trading of securities, market-traded and OTC derivatives, and market research.

Chris has spent the majority of his career working for global investment bank UBS, in senior management positions both domestically and regionally. His roles at UBS include Chief Risk Officer, Australia; General Counsel, APAC, Investment Bank; General Counsel, Australia; and Corporate Legal, Australia. 

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Admitted as a solicitor, New South Wales, Australia, 1984


Master of Laws, University of London, 1996–1997

Certificate of Practical Legal Studies, College of Law Sydney, 1984

Bachelor of Laws, University of NSW, 1979–1983

Bachelor of Commerce, University of NSW, 1979–1981