Keith has 40 years of global technology business experience from publicly listed and large multi-nationals to start-up businesses.
As well as being Executive Chairman and CEO of the Company, he is currently Non-Executive Chairman of AIM-listed Amino Technologies plc a provider of digital TV entertainment and cloud solutions to network operators.
From 2002 to 2017 he served as Executive Chairman of FFastFill plc (“FFastFill”), provider of SaaS to the global derivatives community. Keith retained this position even after FFastFill was acquired by Ion Group in 2013.
He also served as Non-executive Chairman of UK Broadband Stakeholder Group (a UK Government advisory board), Easynet PLC and Chief Executive of ICL PLC.
Stephen has over 20 years in the “Fin-Tech” industry with tremendous scale-up experience.
In 2010 he co-founded and became CEO of Hazeltree – transforming the internal technology team of a New York based hedge fund into a global provider of Treasury Management Technology for alternative managers who collectively manage over $1 trillion in AUM.
From 2005 to 2010 he was CEO of AIM-TO, a fin-tech company that created a multi-asset class “near-time” value at risk systems for prop traders.
In 1999 he became CEO of a Dallas based, venture backed technology company Picasso Software and from 1990 to 1997 helped lead Quantra deliver a property management system that is still used today by thousands of real estate managers.
Karen is Chief Operating Officer and one of the three Founders of KRM22. At heart, Karen is an entrepreneur with a strong international technology and transactional expertise.
Jim is a highly respected financial services Board Member with over 30 years of board experience.
He was on the board of NASDAQ listed CME Group Ltd (including its subsidiaries CME Clearing Europe and CME Europe) for 33 years over which he oversaw multiple key transactions and key company milestones.
As well as CME, he was Deputy Chairman of AIM listed FFastFill LLC and the Chairman of its US entity for 10 years, before the company was sold in 2012.
Jim is currently Chairman of FILO Corp, a consulting and derivatives brokerage business and is the former Chairman of three CME Clearing House Risk Committees.
Matt serves as the Chief Operating Officer and Member of Business Growth Fund plc.
Matt joined BGF at its launch in 2011 and is responsible for the finance, compliance, and the operations of the business.
His role also encompasses risk and corporate governance oversight. He was previously a Director of Risk and Finance at the firm.
Matt served as a Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at CCMP Capital Advisors UK. He was responsible for the local finance department and for covering CCMP Capital’s European portfolio activity and transaction execution.
Prior to joining CCMP in 2006, Matthew was the Global Product Controller for Clearance and Trust products in the World Wide Securities Services business at JPMorgan Chase. He spent six years at JP Morgan, performing numerous roles, including Financial Controller positions in both Luxembourg and London.
Matt served as the Chief Financial Officer at private equity firms including, CCMP Capital Partners UK, Trilantic Capital Partners and Santander Infrastructure Capital. He is a Chartered Accountant.
David is an experienced lawyer who has represented international financial institutions and corporates and has held high level in-house roles in the financial services industry.
David is currently Global Head of International Legal for Tower Research Capital, a leading quantitative trading firm.
Prior to Tower Research, David was Head of Legal and Compliance for Sanford C. Bernstein in London for six years, before which he was Senior Vice President and Counsel at Citigroup Global Markets, with responsibility for equities sales and trading.
Sandy was previously Non-Executive Director of AIM listed regulatory reporting and collateral risk management solutions company, Lombard Risk Management plc, which was recently acquired by Vermeg Group.
Prior to Lombard Risk Management he was CEO of DTCC DerivSERV, where he led the roll-out of its Global Trade Repository in Europe and Asia, as well as holding the CEO position of New York Portfolio Clearing, where he oversaw its development and successful sale to ICE.
During Sandy’s trading career at Societe Generale and Bank of America, he was at the centre of several industry initiatives in clearing and market infrastructure, including development of the LCH Clearnet SwapClear system.
Sandy was Chairman of the OTC Derivnet Board from 2011 to 2012.
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