Adam Bennett – President and Executive Chairman
Adam has over 25 years' experience within the financial markets industry, specialising in front office trading technology - from design to development and implementation through to support. Formerly Global Head of Market Data, Market Connectivity and High Performance Data Management Systems at two leading Investment Banks, Adam has been with Hatstand since its inception in 1999. Having been CEO for over 10 years, Adam now takes on a role as President and Executive Chairman, promoting the Hatstand brand and credentials globally whilst exploring strategic partnerships.
Brad O'Brien – Chief Executive Officer
Prior to joining Hatstand in September 2011, Brad began a career in management consultancy and spent 14 years working for tier 1 investment banks. Brad managed large change programs in Securities, Rates and Credit Trading before moving on to manage a global Emerging Markets technology function. Having been Managing Director for our Americas region, Brad became Hatstand's CEO in June 2015 and is responsible for running all client facing functions globally.
Roger Bishton – Chief Operating Officer
Roger is a Chartered Accountant with over 25 years’ experience in both Big4 practice and in highly commercial environments. Roger began his career with KPMG in London and arrived at Hatstand in 2010 after a variety of industry roles, most notably including the London Finance Director of the French trading software house, GL Trade (now part of Sungard), where he set up administration and support teams and procedures helping grow the business beyond €100m. Roger is responsible for all Hatstand's operational functions globally.
Mark Butterworth – Non-Executive Director
Mark has extensive experience in IT sourcing and delivery with a proven track record within tier 1 investment banks. His expertise in programme delivery and IT strategy have brought Mark to Hatstand in an advisory role to help facilitate our strategy for growth.