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Susan Yavari

Deputy Director, Capital Markets and Digital

Susan joined EFAMA in May 2021 where she is Deputy Director for capital markets regulation (MiFID/MiFIR, EMIR and CSDR) as well as digital finance regulation.


Susan has a solid background in EU financial services regulation.  Her experience, both in-house and in Brussels-based trade associations, spans FMI, banking prudential and securitization regulation.  Susan started out her career in London representing the British insurance industry.  She led efforts by the sector to obtain improved market access through WTO negotiations and bilateral regulatory dialogues. 


Susan is fluent in English, French, Spanish and Italian, and can carry a conversation in Swedish and Russian.  Susan holds degrees from the University of Ottawa (BA with Honours in Politics), and an MSc in European Studies from the London School of Economics.


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