Anthony is an entrepreneurial banking and financial services technology executive with expertise in Capital Markets, Investment Banking, Trade Finance and Wealth Management. He has a particular interest in Fintech, Digital Securities and the transformation of Wholesale Banking.
Having collaborated with a multitude of FinTechs and high growth companies in his capacity as a Banking CIO, Anthony recently took the opportunity to work independently with a small number of high potential companies that he really believes in. These business have some common characteristics – Highly credible leadership teams; a strong vision; disruptive business models and the ability to deliver.
Anthony joined Schroders Investment Bank in 1994 where he led their Corporate Finance technology department. Subsequent mergers with Salomon Smith Barney and Citibank saw him progress in various front office technology leadership roles. He managed the CitiFX e-commerce and pricing technology programme in London during a period of dramatic transformation of the high frequency trading and auto-hedging of Foreign Exchange products. He left Citi in 2009 to lead the FX e-trading programme at HSBC before joining Societe Generale where he headed the UK Fixed Income, Currencies and Commodities technology department. He was appointed the UK Chief Information Officer in 2013 and in 2017 he was given the opportunity to set-up a new innovation function working at a Group Level.
Anthony is a regular presenter at industry conferences and has become a recognised thought leader on the application of blockchain technology to the regulated financial services industry.