Former head of
futures at Morgan Stanley and UBS Bill Templer has joined
Divento Financials as an advisory consultant in the latest
high-profile appointment at the proprietary trading and
veteran has joined the team to oversee the expansion of its
accredited education programme, and also the
company’s CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility)
most-recently working on the London Stock
Exchange’s CurveGlobal project. He left in
November after more than
two years running the LSE’s ambitious futures
He worked on
the secret LSE project as a consultant and left less than three
weeks after the LSE finally went public with the new European
interest rates market.
A hugely respected figure in the
derivatives community, Templer also serves as a trustee for the
industry charity Futures for Kids.
the LSE project, he has been providing advisory services to
firms in the listed and over-the-counter derivatives space
through his consultancy, Faventus Consulting, where he is a
CurveGlobal, Templer was the head of futures at Morgan Stanley,
a role he left in 2012 after nearly three
years with the firm. He joined the investment bank from UBS
where he spent more than 14 years. During that time he
spearheaded the rapid growth of the Swiss bank's
exchange-traded derivatives business.
Prior to this
he held positions at LCH and Rolfe & Nolan.
FOW Wednesday he was "attracted by the company’s
genuine desire to create opportunity for individuals through
their employer led, work ready education programme". He added:
"Bridging the very real gap between education, and obtaining
successful, sustainable employment."
In the advisor
role he will help the firm attract new potential trading talent
from disadvantaged backgrounds.
Former CME Europe chief operating
officer David Feltes and Barclays' head of executive
development Hana Searson joined the Divento board as
non-executive directors in February,
as first reported by FOW.
Feltes left CME Europe in October last
as reported by FOW, after serving as COO of the exchange
for nearly three years. Searson has been with Barclays for the
last six years and currently serves as head of executive