Head, Business Development
Richard is responsible for Business Development and Marketing at CurveGlobal. In addition to growing CurevGlobal’s footprint within the Dealer, Market Maker, Bank, Hedge Fund, CTA, Insurance and Asset Management Community, he is tasked with identifying the core market requirements from these firms as they seek to evolve their businesses in response to competitive pressure, regulatory change and other market forces.
Richard has spent 25 years in financial markets in a variety of sales, business development and marketing roles. Most recently he led client clearing sales at LCH; in his five year tenure he saw SwapClear grow its client clearing business fifteen-hundredfold, from $240Bn at the end 2011 to $360Trn in the summer of 2016. Richard arrived from Nomura where, among other responsibilities, he launched and ran Nomura’s managed account platform. Richard spent nine years in San Francisco working in a sales and marketing capacity for several FinTech firms; including Infinity Financial Technology (acquired by SunGard in 1998), Calypso and most recently Traiana. Richard began his career in Capital Markets at Swiss Bank in London. Richard holds a PhD in Artificial Intelligence and a B.Sc (Eng) in Aerospace Systems Engineering