Technology leader with a proven track record of defining and delivering change in complex business environments, comfortable working with C-level executives and senior business and technology stakeholders to define technology strategy and enterprise and data architectures. Expertise in building and leading development teams in on-, near- and off-shore locations, product ownership, scrum mastering and agile coaching. An
Technology leader with a proven track record of defining and delivering change in complex business environments, comfortable working with C-level executives and senior business and technology stakeholders to define technology strategy and enterprise and data architectures. Expertise in building and leading development teams in on-, near- and off-shore locations, product ownership, scrum mastering and agile coaching. An advocate of Agile and Lean product development methodologies, grounded in the transformation of teams to use Agile and Lean practices and tooling. A keen interest in the people, process and cultural aspects of technology delivery, and how they drive business engagement, productivty and innovation.
Executive Director, Corporate Technology Services @ Responsible for ensuring the firm’s reference data platform complies with upcoming BCBS 239 regulations and strategic data architecture plans, working with senior counterparts in Market Risk, Credit Risk, Finance and Global Markets.
Responsible for the deliveries of multiple development teams spread across London, New York, Tokyo and Mumbai.
Working closely with the Global Wholesale CTO to define the strategic data architecture for the firm, and with the data modelling group within the CTO office. Working with the firm’s Data Management Office to help shape policies and standards that represent the firm’s interpretation of the BCBS 239 regulations.
Member of the Global Wholesale Technology Architecture Committee, responsible for reviewing and approving technology change projects.
Chair of a working group tasked with reducing the time required for developers entering or moving within the firm to become productive; considering developer desktop builds, access to critical resources, software licensing. From April 2015 to Present (9 months) London, United KingdomExecutive Director, Global Markets Technology @ Oversaw the expansion of the global Cash Equity middle office platform to cover Cash Bond products, leading a large data and platform integration project with multiple stakeholders across business and technology groups.
Owner of the global Cash Equities data warehouse and other regional Cash Equity post-trade platforms.
Worked with the EMEA CIO to help introduce a technology apprenticeship scheme, and with the Global Wholesale CTO to start defining a strategic architecture for the firm’s trade data. From May 2014 to March 2015 (11 months) London, United KingdomVice President, Equities Technology @ Leading development teams in London and Mumbai, with responsibility for managing a portfolio of technology projects and platforms with Equity Execution Services.
Joint technical architect of a new multi-$M Cash Equity middle office platform interfacing externally with Omgeo, Swift GETC, FIX and broker matching platforms UnaVista and Traiana.
Lead a project to retire an incumbent Fidessa platform, replacing with a proprietary platform to realise multi-$M license cost saves. From May 2009 to May 2014 (5 years 1 month) London, United KingdomAssistant Vice President, Equities Technology @ Responsible for helping to integrate Lehman Brothers and Nomura International platforms across front, middle and back offices. Hit targets for bringing the EMEA Equity trading business back online, leading development teams in London, Mumbai and Umea. From October 2008 to May 2009 (8 months) Assistant Vice President @ Designed and lead the implementation of a MiFID-compliant trade reporting platform.
Turned a poorly-perceived technology team into a well-respected group known to deliver results, building a strong knowledge of order and trade life-cycles in the process.
Lead a number of development teams located in London, Mumbai and Umea (Sweden). From September 2003 to September 2008 (5 years 1 month)
Bachelor of Science (BSc), Computer Science, 2-i @ University of York From 1998 to 2002 Chris Peake is skilled in: Low Latency, Market Data, Middle Office, Equities, Trading Systems, Java Enterprise Edition, Multithreading, TIBCO Rendezvous, Spring, Ant, SDLC, Investment Banking, JUnit, FIX, Subversion