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Governor visits GFSC

The Governor of Gibraltar recently visited the Gibraltar Financial Services Commission (GFSC) where he was given an insight into the work of the organisation.

Lieutenant General Edward Davis was first introduced to the Commission’s Senior Management Team and some time was spent discussing the role of the GFSC.

Samantha Barrass, the chief executive officer of the GFSC, offered a short presentation on the regulator’s key function and its purpose of supporting the safe growth of vibrant markets and services for professional and wholesale players; and its objective of protecting consumers and the reputation of Gibraltar.

During the presentation the Governor was able to focus on some areas of particular interest, and offer his thoughts on the role of the regulator in helping to safeguard Gibraltar.

Following the presentation, the Governor was given a tour of the office.

Ms Barrass said, “It was a pleasure to welcome His Excellency to our offices today. It was a good opportunity to offer an insight in to how we work day to day and to talk about our role and responsibilities, and our goals as an organisation. He brings fresh perspectives and it was a delight to have met him.”

Lt General Davis spent a great deal of time talking with all staff, with many engaging and interesting questions, staff really enjoyed meeting and speaking with the Governor, the GFSC said in a statement.