OUR TEAM

We are a team of industry practitioners will extensive experience and knowledge of business and regulatory change. 

Tom Hicks
Partner

Tom has over 15 years of experience in the finance and banking sector and has a track record of delivering complex regulatory change projects.  He has a detailed understanding of products and front to back process flows, having worked as a trader and previously set up an Algorithmic Hedge Fund.  Tom has delivered numerous regulatory change projects including Volcker, EMIR, MAR and MiFID II, translating regulatory requirements into compliant business solutions.  He holds a 1st class Masters degree in Engineering from Warwick University.  Tom is currently the chairman of the STA (Society of Technical Analysts).

Chris Heeringa
Partner

Chris has over 20 years of experience in the capital markets trading equities and derivatives, developing and implementing electronic trading systems and more recently in regulatory change. Starting out in the open outcry pit, he embraced technology when the options markets moved to the screens and worked as a product manager for vendors and brokers. He has a thorough understanding of front office operations and front to back data flows from setting up and running automated trading operations for an electronic broker and a statistical arbitrage hedge fund. Besides technology change, he has delivered regulatory change covering EU benchmark regulation and several MiFID II topics, in particular the Systematic Internaliser regime.

Dan Wynne
Partner

Dan has over 15-year experience in banking consulting and Front Office capital markets roles. With deep knowledge across the front office traded product set and processes.  He is skilled in delivering change, interpreting both business and regulatory requirements including MiFID II trade and transaction reporting.  Daniel has delivered multiple Front Office change projects including Desk development, Trading system design, Large trade migrations, and Software design. He is an active member of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI) holding the highest award in Capital Markets and Wealth Management.

Tom Downie
Partner

Tom is a Finance professional with over 15 years of experience in trading, hedge funds and more recently in regulatory change.  His focus is on FX and Interest Rates as a subject matter expert.  He has excellent knowledge of the front to back trade lifecycle and a detailed understanding of market risk from his time as a trader.  His knowledge extends to derivative pricing, risk sensitivities and trading system design & implementation.  He has recently focused on regulatory changes especially Dodd-Frank, EMIR, MiFID II, and SFTR.  Tom is well versed in process analysis & design, BRDs and BSDs through to implementation, UAT  and handover to BAU.

Gian Luca Fetta
CRZ Pricing

Gian Luca is a Capital Markets professional with over 20 years of experience in leading roles, having managed teams of more than 500 people as Global Co-Head of Cash Equity and Equity Derivatives, then as Global Head of Foreign Exchange for Société Générale Corporate and Investment Bank and subsequently as Global Head of Foreign Exchange for Santander CIB.  He joined CRZ Pricing in 2018.  Gian Luca has a unique point of view on markets, risk management, and regulatory evolutions, having directed large, complex businesses both in the regulated, listed markets (Equity) and in the unregulated, OTC space (FX), coping with professional and retail customers. He led the implementation of the FX Global Code of Conduct in Santander globally and was a member of the ECB Foreign Exchange Contact group for both SG and Santander.

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