Forum 2020 Series : A Green COVID Recovery: the role of finance


Greg Medcraft

Director, Financial and Enterprise Affairs


Greg Medcraft was appointed Director of the OECD’s Directorate for Financial and Enterprise Affairs in November 2017, where he leads the OECD’s standard setting and policy work on corporate governance, anti-corruption, responsible business conduct, competition, financial education and consumer protection, capital and financial markets, investment, pensions, insurance, public debt management, and blockchain. Mr. Medcraft has extensive financial markets experience in both the private and public sectors. Mr Medcraft became Société Générale’s Deputy Global Head of Financial Engineering, and finished his career there as Managing Director and Global Head of Securitisation. During his time in the financial sector Mr. Medcraft was also CEO of the Australian Securitisation Forum, and co-founded the American Securitization Forum where he was Chairman for a number of years. From 2009 to 2017 Mr. Medcraft served first as Commissioner and then as Chairman of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC), Australia's corporate, markets, financial services and credit regulator. Mr. Medcraft was also Chair of the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) Board and a member of the Financial Stability Board from 2013 to 2016.