Clive Maxwell became Chief Executive on 1 July 2012. He joined the Board of the OFT as an Executive Director in September 2010. As Executive Director, he led a review of the OFT's enforcement work in 2012 and set up its Enforcement Academy as a result. Before then, he was Senior Director, Services Sector, at the OFT from October 2009.
Prior to joining the OFT, Clive worked in a wide range of roles for HM Treasury from 1992-2009. He led work responding to the financial crisis in 2007-2009, and worked on financial markets and regulation there from 2002. Clive has represented the UK in numerous international and EU fora, including the European Competition Network and the EU's Financial Services Committee, of which he was Vice-Chairman from 2008-2009. He worked in Brussels on secondment to the European Commission in 1994-1995, dealing with economic and monetary issues, and on secondment in local government in 1999-2000.
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