Chair, Australian Securities and Investments Commission
Joseph Longo commenced as ASIC Chair on 1 June 2021.
He has more than 38 years’ experience in corporate law, financial services, governance and regulation in Australia and overseas.
Most recently, he was a senior adviser at Herbert Smith Freehills, specialising in regulatory matters, enforcement, commercial law and internal legal matters. Earlier in his career, Joseph was a partner at Parker and Parker (now Herbert Smith Freehills).
Joseph was the general counsel for Deutsche Bank in London and Hong Kong for 17 years, advising on a range of regulatory issues, governance, infrastructure and non-financial risk.
Earlier, Joseph was the national director of enforcement at ASIC for five years, responsible for the coordination and direction of all enforcement and litigation activities.
He has experience navigating multi-jurisdictional investigations and enforcement activity across financial services.
He holds a Bachelor of Jurisprudence (Hons) and a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) from the University of Western Australia and a Master of Laws from Yale Law School.