Haydon Thomas


Haydon joined Newgate in February 2015 as Director of Regulatory Transactions. Prior to joining Newgate he spent five years at a large UK compliance consultancy.

His experience includes over a decade as a Supervisor at the FSA where he led reviews of corporate authorisation applications for a wide range of market sectors, mainly asset managers, corporate finance advisors and brokerage firms. As an experienced member of the authorisations team he was  responsible for presenting cases to the Regulatory Transactions and Regulatory Decisions Committees for decision.  During his time at FSA, Haydon completed a year long secondment to the Central Waivers team to assist with application for various waivers of FCA rules, particularly those relating to the training & competence and group consolidation rules. Prior to the FCA he spent over 4 years at the Financial Services Compensation Scheme.

Haydon holds the Investment Management Certificate, the Full Financial Planning Certificate and has passed the Association of Chartered Insurance Institute exams.