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Tony Hobman

Tony Hobman, Commissioner


Term: 1 January 2014 to 31 December 2017

Tony Hobman joined us in January 2010. He has held a number of senior appointments within the financial services arena. He spent twenty years with Barclays Bank, holding a number of key roles in marketing, project and change management and customer services.

In 1996 he joined ProShare as Head of Investor Services and was promoted to Chief Executive in 1999. From 2000 to 2001 he was Chief Executive of Money Channel plc.

In 2002 he was appointed Chief Executive designate of the Pensions Regulator and in April 2005 he began work as the first Chief Executive of the Pensions Regulator, where he stayed until May 2010.

He was appointed as the first Chief Executive of the Money Advice Service, a newly created organisation to promote financial understanding, under the auspices of the Financial Services Authority, and took up post on 17 May 2010.

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