Greg Wood is senior vice president of global industry operations and technology at the Futures Industry Association (FIA), effective September 26, 2016.
In that role he will focus on identifying and managing member and industry operational, execution and market structure issues, and guiding the development of FIA’s operational and technical solutions.
He has been an active member of FIA for more than ten years while working at Credit Suisse and then Deutsche Bank Securities, where he was the director of algorithmic execution, listed derivatives and foreign exchange.
Wood is originally from London and was based in New York from 2006-2016. He also worked in Sydney overseeing projects across the Asia Pacific region. He will be working globally, based out of FIA’s Washington, D.C. office.
Wood served as president of FIA’s Market Technology Division from 2012 to 2015 and has been a board member of the division since 2011. He has led a variety of working groups for the association and helped coordinate the industry’s efforts to prepare for the Leap Second Event in 2015. He also contributed to FIA comment letters and white papers on best practices for electronic and automated trading, including the FIA response to the CFTC’s Proposed Regulation AT, FIA Order Handling Risk Management Best Practices for Executing Brokers, Market Access and Drop Copy papers, and the FIA response to the CFTC Concept Release on Risk Controls and Safeguards for Automated Trading Environments. As an FIA member, Wood has served on the CFTC Technology Advisory Committee (TAC) and testified before Congress on regulation of automated trading.
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