Dr Robert Barnes
BA Harvard, PhD Cambridge.
Appointed 2012 as Chairman of TheCityUK Turkey Advisory Group. Recognized in FTSE Global Markets 20-20 most influential market leaders of 2011. Chairman at the World Exchange Congress in 2011, 2012 and 2013. Joined the trading team at Swiss Bank Corporation in 1994, gained experience ‘downstairs’ on the Liffe derivatives floor as a yellow jacket and ‘upstairs’ trading special situations via brokers. Most recently, Managing Director, Equities responsible for Market Structures at UBS Investment Bank and Chief Executive of UBS MTF which, thank you to members, has grown to become the leading EMEA non-displayed multilateral trading facility. Chairman 2004-2009 of the Securities Trading Committee of the London Investment Banking Association, a member of user advisory groups for a number of Stock Exchanges and pro-competitive initiatives world wide, the FSA’s Capital Markets Senior Practitioner Committee, Euroclear’s UK MAC, European Commission’s Clearing and Settlement Advisory and Monitoring Expert Group, FTSE’s Country Classification Committee and Policy Group, and a Chartered Fellow and Board Member of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment.