About Our Team
Simon has 25 plus years experience in the financial industry and central market infrastructure, focusing on front-to-back business architecture and project management. Simon’s experience spans pre and post trade functions and information technology.
Simon has successfully delivered strategy and architecture services and business critical programs to a number of financial institutions, market participants and industry utilities. Simon is a senior engagement partner, who leads client assignments that span business and technology streams for the front to back trade lifecycle.
Simon has a wide ranging network of senior executives at key financial institutions and actively participates in driving market initiatives. Simon has an engineering background, worked at technology start ups, investment banks and management consulting firms.
Simon is a Managing Director for base60 and a member of the board.
Stuart has been in investment banking operations for over 20 years. Stuart started his career in the city with Merrill Lynch where he spent 8 years. During his time there, he was involved in a number of derivative operations functions and became the European Head of Derivatives Operations.
Stuart chaired a number of industry trade association steering committees and was Deutsche Bank’s board representative on a number of industry vendor Boards. More recently, Stuart drove Market Initiatives across both the Investment Bank, Transaction Bank and Asset Management.
In parallel to this external strategic investment-facing role, Stuart set up the Business Architecture function at Deutsche Bank. He was both the profession owner across the bank but instrumental in the creation and leadership around the Group Architecture function.
Stuart joined JDX in March 2014 and is responsible for identifying and embracing cutting edge technology and aligning them with both skilled and cost effective resources, reshaping the way institutions do business.
Ryan has over 12 years experience within financial markets focused largely on OTC derivatives (all major asset classes) and securities markets.
Prior to joining JDX base60 Ryan has spent the past 8 years working as a financial markets consultant for Sapient and DCG leading the Market Infrastructure and Initiatives practice that oversaw a number of high-profiles programmes for industry associations, financial market infrastructure and utilities.
Ryan has spent a significant portion of his career working along-side global universal investment banks running programmes or providing advice and research for major transformation initiatives to improve post trade efficiency.
Ryan is responsible for engagement oversight and runs some of our most challenging engagements with a current focus on Regulatory Reporting 2.0, Uncleared Margin rules, Client Engagement models, Blockchain and the utilitisation of Financial Markets.
Chairman and Non-Executive Director
Douglas spent 39 years with Coopers & Lybrand/PricewaterhouseCoopers latterly specialising in financial services. His career with the firm also involved two spells working in Germany and as a partner in Switzerland. Since retiring from the firm Douglas has held a number of non-executive directorships, mainly in financial services.