27 March 2017
Richard Corrigan has been appointed as chief officer of the States of Jersey’s financial services, digital and competition teams.
Prior to his appointment, Mr Corrigan had been on secondment to the States from his role of deputy chief executive of Jersey Finance Limited to act as the interim director of financial services.
The teams that Mr Corrigan will oversee are responsible for the development and implementation of the Government’s strategic priorities within the Island’s financial services, digital and competition sectors. The financial services policy framework, the cyber security strategy, the digital policy framework and the regulatory and competition framework review action plan are some examples of current work.
Chief Minister, Senator Ian Gorst, said “I welcome the appointment of Richard Corrigan to this important role. He has a wealth of experience in the private sector and has proved during his time as interim director that he also has a keen understanding of the needs and priorities of government.”
Richard Corrigan said “I am delighted to have been appointed to this challenging role and I look forward to building on the excellent work and progress that has already been made within our financial services, digital and competition portfolios.”