Head of Enforcement
Director, Head of Enforcement joined the DFSA in January 2018. Mr Meaney has 25 years of experience in regulating financial markets and services. Prior to joining the DFSA Mr Meaney had been a Manager in the Wholesale Enforcement Department of the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) for almost seven years. During his time at the FCA, he was responsible for investigations into Libor misconduct where his team enforced record financial penalties against three banks and two broking firms, and fines and prohibitions of two senior and five other individuals. Prior to the FCA, Mr Meaney worked in senior legal, regulatory enforcement and forensic investigation roles in Australia, Hong Kong and Japan. This included serving as General Counsel and Head of Enforcement at the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority and Head of Listing Enforcement at Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited. He is admitted to practice Law in Australia and has postgraduate qualifications in Law and Applied Finance.