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Tom Anderson

Executive Director, A&O Consulting


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Tom Anderson

Executive Director, A&O Consulting


Tom Anderson is an Executive Director in in Allen & Overy’s global strategic and regulatory consulting business. He has extensive experience in supporting firms with their governance, compliance, conduct, culture, risk management and regulatory strategy challenges.

Prior to joining A&O Consulting, Tom spent 4 years at Nationwide Building Society where, for the last 2 years, he was the Chief Compliance Officer responsible for Conduct, Compliance and Operational Risk management across all of the Society’s operations.

Prior to his role at Nationwide, Tom spent 2 years at RBS Group as Head of Regulatory Relations, managing key regulatory relationships and advising senior management on regulatory strategy.

Tom also spent 12 years at the Financial Services Authority, supervising large multinational banking groups, with his last role being Head of Wholesale Banks & Investment Firms.

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Publications: 02 December 2021

The Trust Gap: Expectations vs. Reality in workplace misconduct and why you need to take action NOW

Nurturing a SpeakUp culture within organisations is critical; surfacing workplace misconduct relies almost exclusively on the confidence of employees to come forward and report it.

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Publications: 26 October 2021

A&O Consulting: Looking beyond Covid-19

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Publications: 06 September 2021

FCA product value findings

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Blog Post: 02 September 2021

Testing ABAC compliance programmes: lessons from recent enforcement actions

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MA in History, University of Cambrige

Postgraduate Certificate in Education, University of London