External speakers

Steve Ryan

Deputy Head of Unit, Insurance & Pensions, European Commission, DG FISMA

Steve Ryan is currently deputy head of the insurance and pensions unit in DG Internal Market and Services of the European Commission. Before that he was deputy head of the financial services policy coordination unit, where he worked in particular on the creation of the European Supervisory Authorities. Previously to that, he worked in DG Competition on antitrust investigations in the financial services field. He studied at Oxford University and at the French Ecole Nationale d’Administration, and served as a UK civil servant and diplomat before joining the European Commission in 1996.