Veteran regulator Martin Moloney has been named the new secretary general of the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO), the global umbrella group of securities regulators.
IOSCO’s board has appointed Moloney to a three-year term as secretary general, succeeding Paul Andrews, beginning in September.
Moloney was previously director general of the Jersey Financial Services Commission. He also served as special advisor on risk and regulation at the Central Bank of Ireland and was chair of the investment management standing committee at the European Securities and Markets Authority.
“IOSCO has a hugely ambitious agenda of work underway. We will be driving forward to tackle both the environmental and financial stability challenges facing financial markets regulation,” Moloney said in a release. “At the same time, we will work to ensure that investors continue to be well protected and that member jurisdictions work together to adopt high standards of market integrity.”
Separately, IOSCO established a nominating committee and issued an open call for applications to serve on the Public Interest Oversight Board, which oversees international audit and ethics standards. Postings on the board are for three-year terms beginning Jan. 1, 2022.