Director, European Regulatory Affairs, IHS Markit
David Cook heads European Regulatory Affairs at IHS Markit and
advises the company on political developments and the regulatory
The Regulatory Affairs department delivers perspective and advice
for strategic decision-making and regulatory initiatives.
Previously, Mr. Cook led the negotiation of financial services
regulation by representing the United Kingdom in the European
Council developing legislation, such as MIFID II and EMIR. During
the financial crisis, he was part of the management team for
post-crisis change, while at the UK Financial Services Authority.
He began his career, working at HM Treasury and the Department for
International Development. Mr. Cook holds both a Bachelor of Arts
and Master of Philosophy from the University of Liverpool, United