Katy Hyams

Senior Regulatory Counsel, LME Group

Katy is the Senior Regulatory Counsel at the London Metal Exchange where she focuses on domestic, European and international financial services legislation.  Katy plays an instrumental role in ensuring internal awareness of regulatory change and of managing compliant implementation of new regulation.  Katy is regularly involved in advancing principal advocacy strategies and in projects requiring major business change including MiFID II, the European Benchmark Regulation and Brexit contingency planning.

Prior to joining the LME, Katy was at Travers Smith for 8 years, where she was a senior associate in the Financial Services and Markets Department advising a wide client base on the full spectrum of regulatory and perimeter matters.  Katy focused in particular on the fund management sector and latterly on the introduction and implementation of the AIFMD.