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Multi-faceted manager with a strong financial markets structure and regulation, technical, and entrepreneurial background. I thrive on the challenge of imposing order on the chaos at the leading edge of technological development. Specialties: European financial markets structure and regulation. Compliance. Office startup. Project management. Java programming.

Work experience

December 2014 to present: RGM Advisors, LLC, Austin, Texas, USA
Director of Compliance and Surveillance

Co-ordinate various restructuring activities. Direct and conduct compliance and surveillance functions for trading across multiple geographies.

2005 to 2014: RGM Advisors UK Limited, London, England
Business and Compliance Director; European Markets and Compliance Manager; General Manager, London

Opened and managed the office of the UK affiliate of a proprietary trading firm that applies scientific methods and computing power to in multiple global asset classes around the world.

2003 to 2005: Voca (formerly BACS), London, England
Senior applications support analyst

Joined the company to develop NewBACS, a technology upgrade of the electronic funds transfer system at the heart of the country's largest automated banking clearing system. NewBACS is a robust J2EE application running in a WebLogic server cluster on a Solaris platform, with a front end based on Struts and Java Server Pages and an Oracle 9i database on the back end.

2001 to 2003: Palmerwheeler, London, England
Director of Development and software developer

Palmerwheeler's Develocity TM is a high productivity toolset for authoring and delivering internationalized applications for the media and banking markets.

1993 to 2000: Activerse (originally Active Paper), Austin, TX, United States
Co-founder and software developer

Activerse created award-winning applications such as Ding!, an early entrant in the "Instant Messaging" product category, and the Presto! Internet clients for Sony MagicLink devices, including the first handheld consumer web browser.

1991 to 1993: Evolutionary Technologies (ETI), Austin, TX
Software developer

ETI's product, Extract, is a suite of Unix tools for automating data conversion between any different data access and storage systems, including relational databases.

1989 to 1990: Microelectronics and Computer Technology Corporation (MCC), Austin, TX
Member of scientific staff, Knowledge-Based Natural Language project

Member of a team developing a language understanding system using object-oriented Lisp (CLOS).

Volunteer experience

Co-ordinated coaching and domestic and international racing as captain of Orion Rowing Club in London and as Racing Director of Austin Rowing Club in Texas.

Education and qualifications

Last updated: 2016-01-27