Sue will take over as Consumer Panel Chair on 1 July 2013. Most recently she has been working as a non-executive director and independent policy consultant.
Sue is currently the Consumer Advocate Member on the Chartered Insurance Institute’s Professional Standards Board, and is a trustee of the Personal Finance Education Group and of Stepchange, a debt advice charity.
Previously Sue held a variety of senior policy roles in the Civil Service across a range of departments including HM Treasury, the Department for Education and the Cabinet Office.
John Griffith-Jones, chairman designate of the FCA, said: "I am pleased to have been able to make such a strong appointment as Consumer Panel Chair. Sue Lewis has a passionate interest in consumer issues coupled with vast experience in financial services policy. I look forward to working closely with her and the Panel."