LME Group appoints Alistair Baldwin as CTO

LME Group at present introduced the appointment of Alistair Baldwin as its new Chief Expertise Officer.

Mr Baldwin will be part of the Group on 15 January 2024, succeeding Mario Quonils who has determined to relocate again to Germany.

LME CEO, Matthew Chamberlain, stated:

“I want to thank Mario for his many contributions to the Group during the last 5 years. He has been instrumental in building-out and strengthening our IT operate and spearheading our expertise transformation programme. On behalf of the Board and Administration Group I want to want Mario all the perfect for the long run as he returns to Germany.”

Richard Leung, HKEX Group CIO, commented:

“I’m delighted to welcome Alistair to the Group. He brings with him 30 years of expertise in monetary infrastructure and buying and selling expertise. Alistair joins the Group at an thrilling time, because the deployment of LMEselect v10 marks the start of the LME’s journey as a buying and selling expertise developer and supplier. The brand new platform, which is able to ship decrease latency and enhanced order performance, kick-starts our aspirations for modernised market construction, and Alistair’s data and experience in working in-house expertise platforms will show invaluable on this regard.”

Alistair Baldwin

Mr Baldwin will report back to each Matthew Chamberlain, LME CEO and to Michael Carty, LME Clear CEO; in addition to to Richard Leung, HKEX Group CIO. He may even change into a member of the LME Govt Committee.

Alistair Baldwin joins the Group from NatWest Markets, the place most just lately he held the position of Chief Data Officer and was a member of the NatWest Markets Govt Committee and NatWest Group One Financial institution Management Group. Previous to his roles at NatWest Markets, he was International Head of Equities IT at HSBC from 2011 to 2018, the place he led a serious transformation programme to modernise their in-house equities expertise platform.

Alistair Baldwin holds a BSc in Arithmetic and Physics from the College of Warwick.