Ian joins OSTC from HSBC, where he worked for five years as Managing Director, Global Head Market Structure and Execution Strategy at HSBC Global Asset Management. Prior to this, he was Global Chief Strategy Officer and COO of HSBC Equities, based out of London and Hong Kong. During his time in Asia, Ian also served as Chairman of HSBC Securities in Taiwan and Singapore, and Chairman of the Asia Securities Industry & Financial Markets Association.

Prior to joining HSBC in 2005, Ian worked for Buttonwood Tree Group, an AIM-listed financial services consultancy where he was both a founding member and Chief Executive Officer. He also served as Chief Executive Officer of Jiway Broker Services, the cash equities exchange created by Morgan Stanley and OM Group.

Ian is a keen advocate for innovation and positive change in our industry and has served as Chairman of industry associations AFME, ASIFMA and board member of Quorum 15 amongst others. Outside of financial services Ian is an active committee member for The Royal Marines Charity and a number of other charities.