We’re excited to welcome the most recent addition to our institutional crew, Jamie Selway as our World Head of Institutional Markets. Jamie is a extensively revered knowledgeable on digital buying and selling and market construction and the previous Head of Digital Brokerage and Head of Execution Companies on the international company broker-dealer and buying and selling expertise agency Funding Know-how Group (ITG).
Over the course of his 20 12 months profession, Jamie has held a collection of management roles at high monetary establishments. For the previous seven years he has been with Funding Know-how Group, the multinational company brokerage and monetary markets expertise agency that works with 75% of the worlds largest asset managers. Throughout his tenure at ITG, he was liable for international digital merchandise, the US digital, single-stock, and portfolio execution companies and managed a whole bunch of million in income for the agency. Previous to becoming a member of ITG, Jamie was Managing Director of White Cap Buying and selling, an institutional company brokerage that he co-founded in 2003. Additionally, he beforehand served as Chief Economist at Archipelago, which was later acquired by the NYSE.
As regulators proceed to develop frameworks and steerage on the securitization of digital property, actively partaking with policymakers can be essential. Jamie has important expertise partaking globally policymakers together with the US Safety and Alternate Fee. He additionally served as a Director of the BATS Alternate and as a member of SIFMA’s Fairness Markets and Buying and selling Committee, the Nasdaq High quality of Markets Committee, and the NYSE Euronext Market Construction Advisory Committee.
“Many institutional buyers are nonetheless ready for the mature crucial infrastructure they should commerce, safe, and analyse digital property,” mentioned Peter Smith, CEO and Co-Founder at Blockchain. “Jamie has spent a long time constructing world main market infrastructure, and I’m proud to welcome him to Blockchain the place he’ll drive the event of merchandise to serve our institutional prospects.”
The crypto market has historically been pushed by retail buyers, with many institutional buyers selecting to attend till buying and selling, safety and custody methods mature earlier than partaking considerably within the sector. Jamie will deliver his intensive experience in buying and selling options and monetary infrastructure to construct out Blockchain’s product suite for institutional shoppers. This can contain persevering with to develop the foundational infrastructure for institutional digital asset markets, together with crucial instruments to assist buying and selling execution, asset custody, and regulatory compliance.
“My total profession I’ve centered on bettering markets and I’m thrilled to hitch Blockchain, which is among the most established firms within the crypto business, to do exactly that for digital property,” mentioned Jamie Selway, World Head of Institutional Markets. “I look ahead to constructing new services and products for institutional shoppers that provide decrease prices, larger transparency, and elevated effectivity.”