Director of Policy
Zak is ISA’s Director of Policy. Zak provides the organisation with expert counsel and direction in the areas of government regulation, strategy and policy development, particularly in the area of financial markets.
Zak brings to ISA a wealth of experience in regulation and policy, having worked in senior roles for the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Most recently, he provided strategic, policy and legal advice to Commissioner Luis Aguilar during the global financial crisis and throughout the reform of US and international financial regulation. Before joining the SEC, he worked as an attorney at major law firms in the US.
Zak holds a Doctorate of Law from New York University School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts (majoring in Government and Philosophy) from the University of Redlands.