Liquidnet, the global institutional trading network, today announced the appointment of Stephen Grady as Non-Executive Director of Liquidnet Europe. Stephen will bring more than twenty years of experience in managing trading functions.
Commenting on Grady’s appointment, Mark Pumfrey, Head of Liquidnet EMEA, said: “We are looking forward to Stephen joining as Non-Executive Director and providing strategic counsel to Liquidnet as it continues to expand its business across the EMEA region, with an overall focus on augmenting global membership.”
Recently appointed as Head of Market Structure and Strategy at Ipreo, Stephen was global head of trading of Legal & General's investment management arm since 2012. Prior to that he was Head of Global Dealing at Barclays Wealth, responsible for buy-side trading team for the active asset management division and sales trading for small institutions and individual clients. Previously, Stephen was based in Paris with Fortis Investments as Head of Global Dealing. Stephen graduated from the University of New South Wales and holds a BA degree in economics and economic history.
“I am excited to be joining Liquidnet at a time when markets are facing far-reaching changes and I’m looking forward to contributing to Liquidnet's continued success in innovating and improving liquidity for its members and, ultimately, the whole marketplace,” commented Grady.