Execution, Clearing and Competition in the post-COVID world

The Future of Derivatives Webinar Series:

Execution, Clearing and Competition in the post- COVID world

In the Webinar we explore how volatility in Q1 2020 has changed attitudes to exchange competition and margining.

The fireside chat, Q&A session, discussing Acuiti’s recent white paper, looked at what is driving the changing attitudes and at ways to increase competition and margin efficiency in European derivatives markets.




Meet the Panel:

Will Mitting

Will Mitting, Founder, Acuiti.

Will founded Acuiti in February 2019. Building on 15 years experience in B2B publishing, he launched Acuiti to bring greater transparency to operations across the global derivatives market. Will was previously Managing Director of FOW and Global Investor Group at Euromoney International Investor plc. He has previously worked at Haymarket Media Group and also worked in Malawi where he launched the first magazine publishing business in the Northern Region of the country.

Dr. Robert Barnes

Dr Robert Barnes, Head of Global Primary Markets and CEO Turquoise, London Stock Exchange Group.

Robert is Global Head of Primary Markets at London Stock Exchange Group and CEO of Turquoise, the European multilateral trading facility majority owned by LSEG in partnership with the user community. Prior to joining Turquoise LSEG in 2013, Robert worked at UBS for more than 19 years, including as Managing Director Equities and founding CEO of UBS MTF. His industry roles include serving 2004-2009 as Chairman of the Securities Trading Committee of the London Investment Banking Association. Robert holds a BA from Harvard, a PhD from Cambridge, and is a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment.

Andy Ross

Andy Ross, CEO CurveGlobal.

In his current role, he is responsible for the management of CurveGlobal as well as CurveGlobal Markets. This role covers Curve's build of open interest, product innovation and key stakeholder management. Andy’s aim is to build CurveGlobal Markets into a best in class fixed income futures derivative exchange. Andy joined CurveGlobal in 2016. Andy was previously a Managing Director at Morgan Stanley where he was the Global Head of Listed Electronic Execution & European Head of Derivatives Clearing