Jessica Rusu

Chief Data, Information and Intelligence Officer, FCA

Jessica joined the FCA as Chief Data, Information and Intelligence Officer in June 2021. As CDIIO, Jessica will lead the transformation of the FCA’s ability to analyse and use the data, intelligence and information we receive to effectively oversee the 60,000 firms we regulate. Jessica will be building and evolving our relationship with big tech companies, fintechs and the wider data science community. Jessica was the Chief Data Officer of Chetwood Financial limited, a digital native, start-up bank, where she spearheaded the use of machine learning. Before moving into fintech, Jessica was Senior Director of Finance & Analytics at eBay in Europe where she built out their advanced analytics and customer insight function. She has previously worked in credit analytics at Ford Motor Company and in Stress Testing at GE Capital. Jessica has a degree from Penn State University in Management Science and Information Systems, and an MBA from University of Michigan, and recently completed Oxford Said Business School’s Artificial Intelligence programme.