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Team

Our teams have taken exciting, innovative, much-debated concepts and have developed and implemented real-world, regulated, operational products for financial services clients. We help our clients gain competitive advantage by providing bespoke, easily deployed solutions that create immediate value and significant cost-savings. Turning theory into operational reality for our clients is at the heart of what we do.

Specialists

SETL’s team have gained extensive experience from working in highly respected organisations in the financial industry.

Regulated Success

SETL has the expertise to work within highly regulated markets and industries.

Proven Delivery

CSD and Fund Distribution platforms delivered and fully operational within 18 months.

Board

Sir David Walker

Sir David began his career in 1961 with Her Majesty’s Treasury and has been a non-executive member of the Court of the Bank of England.

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Christian Noyer

Christian Noyer was the Governor of the Banque de France between November 2003 and October 2015.

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Phillip Bond

Philip Bond has degrees in finance and worked as an arbitrage, macro trader, and designs systematic computer-driven trading platforms.

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Executives

Peter Randall
President
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Philippe Morel
CEO
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Nicholas Pennington
CTO
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Anthony Culligan
Chief Engineer
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Katherine Kennedy
General Counsel
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Working at SETL

If you are excited about driving innovation and a culture built on trust, responsibility and teamwork, and want to find out more about our opportunities, or share your interest in working at SETL, please send your CV to opportunities@setl.io

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Sir David Walker
Chairman

Sir David joined the board of Winton in July 2015. Prior to his appointment, he served on the board of Barclays as Chairman from November 2012. Sir David began his career in 1961 with Her Majesty’s Treasury and served as Chairman of various organizations, including the Securities & Investments Board, the International Organisation of Securities Commissions, Reuters Venture Capital, the London Investment Bankers’ Association and Morgan Stanley International.

He has also been a non-executive member of the Court of the Bank of England, a non-executive board member of the former CEGB and subsequently National Power plc, and Vice-Chairman of the Legal and General Group.

Sir David is also a trustee of the Group and has served as Treasurer. In December 2015, Sir David became Chairman of SETL.

Christian Noyer

Appointed to the Treasury in the Ministry of the Economy and Finance in 1976, Christian Noyer then spent two years (1980-1982) at France's permanent representation to the European Communities in Brussels. He was appointed Vice-President of the European Central Bank in Frankfurt when the institution was set up in 1998. Christian Noyer was the Governor of the Banque de France between November 2003 and October 2015 and was reappointed for a second six-year term in 2009. During his tenure as Governor, Christian Noyer was also Chairman of the Autorité de contrôle prudentiel et de résolution and chaired the supervisory boards of the Institut d'émission des départements d'Outre-Mer(IEDOM) and the Institut d'émission d'Outre-Mer (IEOM) - the French overseas note-issuing central banks. Christian Noyer was elected as chairman of the Bank for International Settlements between March 2010 and October 2015.

Phillip Bond

Philip Bond is visiting Professor in the Departments of Engineering Mathematics and Computer Science at Bristol University, a Visiting Fellow in the Oxford Industrial and Applied Mathematics Centre at the University of Oxford, and Director of the Quantitative Software Consultancy. He has degrees in physics, applied non-linear analysis, finance and pure mathematics. He worked as an arbitrage and macro trader and designs systematic computer-driven trading platforms.

Peter Randall
President

Credited with revolutionising the equity exchange market in Europe through the establishment of Chi-X Europe Ltd, Peter led the company’s growth as founder and CEO, from an unknown multilateral trading facility to become one of the top 5 trading venues in Europe by volumes traded. Subsequently, Peter was appointed CEO of Equiduct, where he restructured the business and turned it into the fastest growing trading platform in Europe in 2012. Prior to Equiduct and Chi-X, Peter was COO at Instinet Europe Ltd, and Executive Director of FIX Protocol Ltd.

Philippe Morel
CEO

Philippe leads SETL’s overall strategy and operations. Prior to joining SETL, Philippe was the worldwide leader for Capital Markets, as well as the EMEA Leader for the Private Equity and Principal Investor Practice at a top-tier strategy consulting firm. Philippe has over 25 years of experience in financial services across the European markets, particularly in advising Corporates and Financial institutions on their strategies, organization, and change management.

Nicholas Pennington
CTO

As CTO, Nicholas Pennington leads the technological development for SETL. A long-standing financial service professional with a successful track record in technology development and implementation, Nicholas has coded in the most extreme financial environments - on the desk, as a trader, dealing in live time and with significant institutional capital at risk. Previously, Nicholas has held senior positions at Robert Fleming Securities, JP Morgan, Powe Capital, and F&C Partners. He was a founding member and CTO of Roolo and also a founder of SETL.

Anthony Culligan
Chief Engineer

Anthony started his career as a programmer in the 1980’s. He deployed his skills in traditional finance as a quantitative fund manager, derivatives trader and an investor in complex hedge funds. His career spans directorships with Robert Fleming Securities, JP Morgan and Aida Capital; most recently, he was the CEO of F&C Partners. Anthony is a keen financial historian and commentator on monetary philosophy. Before establishing SETL, Anthony was the founder and CEO of Roolo, a peer-to-peer bitcoin trading site. Anthony has been committed to bringing blockchain and distributed ledger technology into mainstream use in the City.

Katherine Kennedy
General Counsel

Katherine leads SETL’s legal team, with responsibility for all legal-related matters including data protection. She trained and practised for 3 years at Slaughter and May before moving in-house to work at Daiwa Capital Markets. Katherine spent 8 years working at VocaLink, focussing on large-scale payments infrastructure contracts, and was the lead Data Protection and regulatory advisor to the UK Open Banking project.