Skip to main content
  • This website sets cookies on your device. To find out more about how we use cookies please refer to our Privacy and Cookie Policy. By continuing to use the site, we’ll assume that you are content for us to set these on your device.
  • Close
Home > About the Bank > Sam Woods - Deputy Governor for Prudential Regulation and Chief Executive Officer of the Prudential Regulation Authority
 

Sam Woods - Deputy Governor for Prudential Regulation and Chief Executive Officer of the Prudential Regulation Authority

Sam Woods
Sam Woods assumed the role of Deputy Governor for Prudential Regulation and Chief Executive Officer of the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) on 1 July 2016. As Deputy Governor for Prudential Regulation and CEO of the PRA, Sam Woods is also a member of the Bank’s Court of Directors, the Prudential Regulation Committee, the Financial Policy Committee, and the Board of the Financial Conduct Authority.

Sam’s previous role was Executive Director of Insurance at the PRA. In this role, Sam was responsible for overseeing the monitoring and regulation of over 600 life and general insurance firms. Sam joined the Financial Services Authority (FSA) in 2011 and transferred to the Bank in 2013 with the integration of the PRA. He served as Director for Financial Stability Strategy and Risk, and prior to that was Director for Domestic UK Banks Supervision.  Before joining the FSA/Bank, Sam spent ten years at HM Treasury in a variety of senior roles.
 

​Member of:

  

​Term of
appointment:


Term of appointment: 1 July 2016 - 30 June 2021
 

Speeches by Sam Woods

 
Year Sort Order
 

Treasury Select Committee documentation from Sam Woods

 
Year
19.07.16
Published at the TSC hearing on Sam Wood's appointment as Deputy Governor for Prudential Regulation and Chief Executive Officer of the Prudential Regulation Authority
19.07.16
Published at the TSC hearing on Sam Wood's appointment as Deputy Governor for Prudential Regulation and Chief Executive Officer of the Prudential Regulation Authority

​Parliamentary hearings on parliamentlive.tv