The ConneXXion platform solution has been developed by a team with decades of financial markets experience across trading, operations, legal and electronic markets for both the buy-side and the sell-side.
Almost 25 years of successful trading experience including Repo, Cash Bonds, inflation and conventional asset swaps, various OTC products, cross-currency product and arbitrage. Rob was a Managing Director and ran trading desks at various banks including, UBS, Nomura, Lehman Bros and RBS. During his career he has helped to develop and implement many market initiatives required to comply with changing regulatory requirements in association with the Bank of England, FCA, London Money Market Association and WMBA amongst others.
Over 20 years specialising in interacting with the buy-side. During his career he has been CEO, CFO and COO of a range of multi-disciplinary consultancies before becoming Director of Corporate Affairs at Saga plc.
Prior to ConneXXion Markets, he was CFO of a similar business within one of the world's largest interdealer brokers.
Over 30 years in the Securities Finance Industry. Most recently as the Global Trading Head and EMEA Product Head for Citibank NA’s Agency Securities Lending business. During his career he has worked with many of the worlds largest asset owners to define, implement and manage successful and profitable securities lending and cash re-investment programs.
Previously, with Aviva Investors for over a decade as CIO of the Global Fixed Income team at Aviva Investors, covering GBP280b AUM across 6 locations and managing global budgets, including distribution. Notably launched and co-managed the AIMS Target Return Fund and AIMD Fixed Income proposition. Most recently, acting for clients on a variety of corporate structure, governance and capital raising matters.
Over 30 years experience throughout the securities industry working with global investors in the United States, United Kingdom and Russia. During his career he has developed cash and financing strategies for ERISA based asset managers as well as for state bodies, commercial banks, mutual and hedge funds. Beginning with Kidder Peabody, he has worked at banks including Lehman Brothers, Barclays Capital, Renaissance Capital and most recently, Nomura Intl.
17 years’ experience in trading at major French Investment banks (CDC Marchés, Natixis CIB, CA CIB) including Repo, Collateral funding and Bond trading. Extensive post-trade ICSD/CSD experience at Euroclear as business developer for Repo & Financing Products, covering partnerships with fintechs. Exposure to regulators, including active role with Securities Finance Industry representative bodies
(board member at ACI France).