Financial Conduct Authority (FCA)

Barrow GP's son is new head of finance watchdog

A man who grew up in Barrow has been appointed head of the national financial regulator.

Nikhil Rathi
PA Media

Nikhil Rathi, the son of a former Barrow GP, will become the new chief executive of the Financial Conduct Authority in October.

His career has included time at HM Treasury and running the London Stock Exchange.