Taggart Davis serves as Managing Director, Head of EU Government Affairs at Managed Funds Association (MFA). He is responsible for the development and execution of MFA’s policy engagement strategy for Brussels and the European Union.
Prior to joining MFA, Taggart headed the J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. government relations office in Brussels for a decade and advocated on a range of policy issues, including investment management, banking, transatlantic relations and EU-UK relations. During his time with J.P. Morgan, he also served as Director and Vice Chairman of the Board of the American Chamber of Commerce to the EU (AmCham EU). He also worked in the European Parliament as a Parliamentary Assistant from 2008-2011, where he helped negotiate the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD), the Short Selling Regulation (SSR) and other important financial legislation.
Taggart earned a B.A. in Spanish from the University of Montana and an M.A. in Comparative Politics from the University of Essex (UK).