Christine Astaniou

Technical Specialist / Knowledge & Learning / Enforcement & Market Oversight Division, FCA

Christine is a lawyer who leads the knowledge and learning strategy for the Financial Conduct Authority’s Enforcement & Markets Oversight Division. She manages the framework for ensuring that investigations related knowledge and skills, is captured, shared and embedded, to help build the effectiveness of enforcement work. Christine has also been involved in the strategic aspects of enforcement policy, such as thinking around credible deterrence, restorative justice and reducing re-offending.

Christine is also an action learning facilitator and has carried out a number of research projects with the Henley Forum for Knowledge and Learning, on implementing and embedding change and evaluating communities of practice. She also runs the Knowledge Information and Network Group, a forum of knowledge managers in the public, regulator and ombudsman sectors.

Christine enjoys being an Executive Fellow of Henley Business School and is involved in teaching on the Henley Business School MsC in Financial Regulation. Prior to Christine’s career in regulation, she worked in a leading contentious financial services practice in a city law firm.