Jon Carp

Jon has 34 years of experience of working in Financial Markets. Starting his career in 1982 working for Cazenove and Co. He moved to NMW Computers prior to Big Bang in 1986 in a Sales and Account Management capacity selling Market Making, Settlement and Portfolio Management systems to Banks and Brokers.


Jon subsequently spent 12 years working for information vendors Pont Data (3 years) and Reuters PLC (9 years) where he held sales positions including Equity Sales Specialist, Sales Manager and Sales Director. On leaving Jon had 25 Sales and Account Managers reporting to him. During this time Jon sold directly to or managed teams that sold directly to Global and local Investment Banks and Brokers.


In 2000 Jon joined Credit Agricole to work for Equity Broker CA Cheuvreux where he established and ran the Electronic Trading team for Europe.  In 2002 he moved to New York to establish the business in the US before returning to the UK in 2005 to run the Electronic Trading business globally, responsible for Sales, revenues and P/L until 2013. During this period the team designed and brought to market new products for the bank including Direct Market Access, CFDs, Clearing, and Algorithmic trading. Under Jon’s leadership the Electronic Trading business revenues grew to in excess of €70 mln.


Jon left Credit Agricole Cheuvreux in 2013 to join Societe Generale Newedge in the Prime Broking area to establish an Equity product before deciding in 2015 to follow his interest and focus on opportunities   within Financial Technology.

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