BSE appoints Shri David Wright as a Public Interest Director

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Mumbai, March 19, 2018: BSE announces appointment of Shri David Wright as a Public Interest Director with effect from 16th March 2018. A Graduate from Worcester College, Oxford in Politics, Economics and Philosophy, David has worked for nearly 34 years in the European Commission from 1977 to 2011.

From March 2000 – October 2010 David was first Director, then Deputy Director-General for securities and financial markets, then for all financial services policy in DG Internal Market and Services. He helped design and drive forward the Financial Services Action Plans to integrate the EU’s capital and financial services markets. David Wright’s appointment as Secretary General of the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) commenced on 15 March 2012 and concluded in March 2016.

In 1995 David became an Adviser to President Jacques Santer in his Cabinet – covering competitiveness, industrial and telecom policies, political relations with the UK and Ireland, financial services, risk capital and various other trade and foreign policy briefs. From 1993-1994 he was a member of Sir Leon Brittans’ Cabinet and worked on various aspects of trade and industrial policy, including completion of the Uruguay Round in 1994. From 1989-1992 David was a member of President Delors’ “Think Tank” called the “Cellule de Prospectives” where he worked on industrial policy and wrote the first Commission document on sustainable development.