Strategy & International Affairs Deputy

​The Strategy & International Affairs Deputy contributes to achieving the CMA’s Policy Objectives by managing the institution’s planning, strategy and direction setting processes and the associated project management capabilities; coordinating regulatory policy development; conducting research; and supporting the CMA’s engagement with international organisations and peer regulators in other markets

  • Coordinating development, improvement and drafting of regulatory policies designed to achieve the authority’s objectives while ensuring core supervisory functions’ input into the process.
  • Leading the development of CMA’s strategic plans including its’ risk mitigation strategies, while coordinating with core supervisory functions ensuring they provide the principal content of the plan.
  • Translating high-level CMA strategic plans into actionable, measurable tasks, initiatives and metrics, ensuring the organisation can deliver against its’ strategic objectives.
  • Assessing Deputy , Division, Department and Unit level performance against predefined performance management metrics.
  • Ensuring proper oversight, governance and control of internal projects across CMA, ensuring timely, within-budget delivery – identifying bottlenecks, issues, challenges and key risks and reporting them and providing advice on possible solutions.
  • Undertaking the relevant research to provide wider CMA internal functions and external stakeholders with analytics and insights to increase awareness and enable effective decision-making.
  • Coordinating with international organisations and regulators aiming to contribute to the global capital market regulatory community.
  • Contributing to identifying and managing risks to policy objectives (arising from external or internal factors), and escalating as needed.
  • Contributing to the Deputy’s reporting on its activities and achievements and the implementation status of Board decisions.
  • Contributing to advising the Board in preparation of Board decisions related to the Deputy’s mandate.

The deputy contains 5 departments:

  • Regulatory Policy Development
  • Strategy
  • PMO
  • Research
  • International Relations & Organizations