Alasdair Haynes

Job title 
CEO, Aquis Exchange PLC
Background 

Alasdair Haynes is a financial services innovator and disrupter.  He is the founder and CEO of Aquis Exchange PLC, a stock exchange challenger.  Prior to establishing Aquis, Alasdair was CEO of Chi-X Europe (now Cboe), which was the first successful entity to break up the monopoly of the national exchanges, and before that CEO of ITG International (now Virtu), where he introduced the concept of dark pools into Europe.  Alasdair began his 30 plus-year career in the City with Morgan Grenfell and has held senior positions at a number of investment banks, including HSBC and UBS.  In addition to running Aquis, Alasdair is the Chairman of the CityUK’s new business council.