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 Blighter Surveillance a private Radar business.
From 2002 to 2017 he served as Executive Chairman of Aim listed 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 was non-executive chairman of AIM-listed Amino Technologies plc a provider of digital TV entertainment and cloud solutions to network operators from 2005 to 2017.
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 serves as President of KRM22 with specific responsibility for our North American business operations and our market risk products. He has over 35 years of experience in the “Fin-Tech” industry with tremendous scale-up experience being involved in 5 start ups of which 2 are current industry leaders in their respective markets.
In 2010 he co-founded and served as the CEO of Hazeltree until 2017. At Hazeltree he transformed an internal technology team of a $6 billion New York based hedge fund into one of the premier global providers of Treasury Management technology for alternative asset managers who collectively manage trillions of dollars in assets under management.
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 used by major institutional banks and hedge funds in the United State and Europe.
In 1999 he became CEO of a Dallas based, venture backed technology company Picasso Software and led the company to be named by SMU’s Cox school of business one of the 100 fastest growing technology businesses in 2001. From 1990 to 1997 helped lead Quantra create and deliver a property management software system named SKYLINE that is still used today by thousands of real estate managers. At Quantra, hehelped lead the successful sale of the company to SS&C Technologies in 1997.
Karen is an entrepreneur and Non-Executive Director with strong international technology and transactional expertise. She is one of the three founders of KRM22 and was appointed executive COO at IPO. From 31 July 2019, Karen became Non-Executive Director.
In addition, Karen is Chairman of Amino Technologies plc, a provider of digital TV entertainment and cloud solutions to network operators, and non-executive director of Escape Hunt plc, an entertainment business based on escape rooms. Karen was Independent Chairman for seven years of IXCellerate, a Russian datacentre business.
As an executive, Karen was founding CEO of KalliKids, a B2C digital marketplace for six years and prior to this, she was CFO at fast-growing technology businesses IXEurope plc, ACS plc and Kewill plc.
Steve has over 30 years’ experience in the Exchange Traded Derivatives (“ETD”) and Commodity industry with extensive board-level experience for global ETD and Commodities organisations. He has a deep understanding of application of IT for strategic advantage and extensive experience in optimising operational functions including technology, legal, risk and compliance.
Prior to his role as Vice Chairman of Marex Spectron, Steve spent 10 years as Group COO, where he held full responsibility for the firm’s operating environment, including IT, operations, risk, compliance and HR. During this time, Steve opened offices in New York and Hong Kong and facilitated growth of the firm to become Europe’s largest independent commodity broker.
Before joining Marex Spectron, Steve was Managing Director and Global Head of Exchange-Traded Derivatives at UBS from 1994 to 2006 where he launched and led the bank’s ETD Clearing and Execution business.
Steve was most recently non-executive Chairman of FIA’s European Advisory Board and has held various board positions at FIA Washington and NYSE Euronext LIFFE (now ICE Europe) and PATS Systems.
Steve has a Law degree from Nottingham University.
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.
Garry Jones is currently CEO of Perfect Channel, a leading technology company operating in the exchange and auction technology space – overlaying traditional technology with machine learning and artificial intelligence. As well as being a Non-Executive Director of KRM22, he is a member of the board of ICBCS, an emerging markets investment bank.
He has many years’ experience in financial services, and has been CEO of three of the largest derivatives and OTC exchanges in Europe: BrokerTec, LIFFE and the LME, as well as taking leadership roles in the parent companies of NYSE Euronext and HKEX.
He has contributed to the business change, growth, and globalisation in the exchange world as technology has fundamentally changed the way that we trade, driving the momentum behind electronic trading and increased efficiency in the post trade environment.
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