Currently Independent Advisor to several financial services institutions.
Ex European Head of Derivatives Clearing Services, BNP Paribas. Derivatives Clearing Services (DCS) was a newly formed business unit combining the listed clearing business of BNPP Securities Services with the OTC Clearing & FXPB business of Fixed Income. Gavin was responsible for the European region for this new business in addition he helped to establish and market OTC Clearing for BNPP throughout Asia / Pacific This covers, Rates, Credit & FX business lines. Gavin was at BNP Paribas for 14 years initially in Rates Business Management before covering all trading areas. Gavin was involved in a wide variety of market initiatives including working with many CCP’s in the rates, credit & FX sectors. He also represented BNP Paribas on various ISDA committees and was previously a board member of MarkitServ and alternate board member for Markit.
Prior to joining BNP Paribas Gavin was CAO for Fixed Income & Emerging Markets at DLJ International in London and prior to that held various operational & control roles at Deutsche Bank and Bankers Trust covering Equity & Fixed Income derivatives.
Gavin has a BComm in Accountancy from Canterbury University in New Zealand and qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Coopers & Lybrand in New Zealand before moving to London