Jacqueline Mesa, Senior Vice President, Director of International Relations and Strategy, FIA, Executive Director, FIA Global
Jacqueline Mesa joined the FIA in June 2013 and is responsible for helping develop, implement and manage FIA’s global regulatory and policy agenda. Mesa works with the FIA affiliates in London and Singapore to implement consistent global policy positions for members worldwide. Mesa also leads FIA Global’s work on the Basel III capital requirements for cleared derivatives and clearinghouse risk.
Prior to joining FIA, Mesa served in various positions at the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission, including as Director of International Affairs from 2006-2013. As director, she was the principal advisor to the Commission on international policy. She also represented the CFTC before international organizations, and served as Chairman of the International Organization of Securities Commissions Committee 7 on Commodity Derivatives Regulation.
Mesa received her B.A. degree in International Affairs at Rhodes College in Memphis, Tennessee, and her Juris Doctor degree from the University of Missouri School of Law.