Tracy Vegro OBE, CISI
Tracy Vegro OBE
Chief Executive

Tracy joined the CISI in September 2022. She was previously Executive Director, Strategy and Innovation at the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA), leading on delivery of the SRA’s Corporate Strategy and heading up the Innovation, Regulatory and Education Policy and Research & Analysis teams as part of her portfolio. Prior to that, Tracy was Executive Director, Strategy and Resources at the Financial Reporting Council (FRC), the Regulator of accounting, audit and corporate governance. She led the Strategy and Resources, Risk, HR, Communications and Economics teams, alongside her wider Executive Committee responsibilities. She was the FRC’s Diversity Champion and led on a number of initiatives aimed at boosting diversity on FTSE boards. She was awarded an OBE in the 2020 New Year Honours list for services to Business and Diversity. Before taking Executive roles in these regulated sectors, Tracy was a Senior Civil Servant in Whitehall. She started as a new graduate, gaining wide experience of developing strategy and policy, delivering new legislation and major public policy campaigns in key economic sectors, such as Competition Policy, Company Law, Financial Services Energy and Equalities legislation. During her time as a Civil Servant Tracy was selected for the High Potential Development Programme and was able to undertake several secondments into the private sector. Including to the Co-operative Group, working on the Co-operative Bank recapitalisation, before staying on for a further year to implement wider governance reforms at the Co-operative Group following the late Lord Myners’ review of its corporate governance. Tracy is currently a Non-Executive Director at Salix Finance and the Financial Services Skills Commission (FSSC), and she chairs the Regulatory Response Unit (RRU) for LawTechUK. Tracy is also a member of the Cabinet Office’s Major Project Leadership Academy (MPLA) and a member of Oxford University Said Business School and City of London Corporation’s Leaders of Tomorrow alumni groups.