Chief Information Officer
Steve King is our Chief Information Officer, responsible for bridging the gap between blockchain technology and what our clients want from it.
As project lead, King plays an instrumental role in building Equichain Exchange (EQX), a fully regulated blockchain-based exchange, in collaboration with Abu Dhabi Global Market. Steve regularly joins expert panels to speak about how emerging technologies are changing the securities landscape, most recently the World Exchange Congress in Oman.
Steve’s experience within financial services spans 25 years, during which he gained expertise in the fields of programme management, big data, client on-boarding, regulatory change and operations. He has worked for a variety of renowned institutions including hedge funds, global custodians and asset managers.
Most recently at BNY Mellon, King held a position as programme manager within the Business Change Group specialising in client change and solutions, having initially joined the U.S. custodian in 2002. Previously, he served at Deutsche Bank, Royal Bank of Scotland, Morgan Grenfell and IFM Asset Management.
New technology should be seen as a positive, an enabler, for capital markets infrastructure