With a combined experience of well over 100 years in the financial industry, and a strong commitment to excellent client service, Torstone’s management team work together to create innovative post-trade solutions to address real industry pain points for financial firms.
CEO Brian Collings
Brian has 25 years experience of team, project, executive and board level management in variety of high profile roles in the financial sector. He joined Torstone after serving as CIO and COO of KBC Financial Products, prior to which he worked at UBS, Natwest Markets & DE Shaw.
CTO Amrik Thethi
Amrik has extensive experience as a technology leader and software architect. He has broad experience of large scale software architecture and complex project implementation working in both the UK and the US. He worked at KBC FP, Deutsche Bank and several technology startups prior to joining Torstone.
COO Mack Gill
Mack has 25 years experience in capital markets technology. He has worked with the world’s leading exchanges, clearing houses, depositories, banks, and brokers; most recently in his role as CEO of MillenniumIT, a leading trading technology company, and a subsidiary of London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG). Earlier, Mack was president of SunGard Technology Services (now part of FIS).
CFO Neil Mardon
Neil is an FS executive with extensive Board level experience as CFO and COO. Neil has 30+ years of experience leading senior finance, technology, operations, and change functions. His previous experience includes CFO and COO at Daiwa Capital Markets and as an Executive Director at both JP Morgan and Bear Stearns.
Global Head of Sales Jonny Speers
Jonny has over 25 years experience building and leading sales teams in capital markets technology. Prior to Torstone, Jonny held senior positions in a number of fintech firms, including OpTier and ION Trading. He also gained invaluable experience building a start-up business through his time at Yolus, where he was part of the management team that grew and ultimately sold the business.
Head of Asia Gordon Russell
Gordon has 25 years experience in the Financial Services and Fintech industry. Focused mainly in the capital market space where he has worked with both buy and sell side institutions solving risk and operational business problems most recently with SunGard (FIS) and Broadridge. The last 14 years have been focused in successfully growing businesses in APAC running sales, operations and product teams.
Global Head of Product Management Daniel Geddes
Daniel has 25 years of experience in financial software technology covering a range of roles from Development, Business Analysis, Product Management, and Project Management. Prior to joining Torstone, Daniel held senior Product Management roles at Cinnober Financial Technology (now Nasdaq), ION Trading Group, and FfastFill plc (now ION), alongside senior consulting roles at Deutsche Boerse AG. Daniel also has extensive Front-Office experience, having spent 7 years of his career in a hybrid Algo Trader/Developer role.
Head of North America Sam Farrell
Sam spent the last 35 years in Canadian financial services and brings a wealth of experience to the role. Before joining Torstone, Sam worked as a senior operations leader at RBC, TD Securities, Scotiabank, and most recently at Credit Suisse Canada.