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Tom Lodder

Managing Director, A&O Consulting

London

Lodder Tom
Tom Lodder

Managing Director, A&O Consulting

London

Tom Lodder is the EMEA Head of A&O Consulting. 

Prior to joining A&O Consulting, Tom was Managing Director, Head of Regulatory Policy for the Barclays Group, a position he had held since 2016. In this global role he was responsible for leading policy on key strategic regulatory developments in areas such as Brexit, US regulatory recalibration, bank structural reform, IFRS9, capital, resolvability, data privacy, and market infrastructure (including MiFID2 and EMIR). Tom was responsible for building relationships with and executing advocacy strategies for a wide range of regulators globally balancing the Group’s supervisory and policy priorities. Tom was also responsible for briefing and engaging with a wide range of C-suite stakeholders, Exco members and business heads on regulatory developments. In addition, Tom was responsible for developing and enhancing regulatory implementation processes across the Barclays Group involving stakeholders throughout the organisation. Externally Tom has been an active member of numerous trade association committees, a member of the International Regulatory Strategy Group and a frequent speaker on regulatory policy developments.

Previous to his London role Tom was head of Regulatory Policy for Barclays in Asia Pacific and spent over 10 years in various senior in-house legal roles based in Singapore. During this time Tom was responsible for managing legal and regulatory risk for Barclays’ investment banking and wealth businesses in the wider Asia Pacific region across more than 12 jurisdictions.

This role involved advising senior executive and risk committees and APAC business leads on regulatory risk and managing communications with a wide range of Asian regulators on a mixture of supervisory and policy issues. Tom had a particular focus on the extra-territorial impact of EU and US post-crisis regulation.

Tom originally qualified as a solicitor with Clifford Chance before moving in house to Barclays in 2004. Tom studied Politics as an undergraduate at Newcastle University as well as law at a post graduate level at the College of Law in London.

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