Issele brings decade of experience in derivatives markets to Senior Product Manager role
CloseCross, a multi-party, decentralised derivatives trading platform in beta, has announced the appointment of Quentin Issele to Senior Product Manager. The appointment comes as the UK based company – recently backed by Amnis Ventures for $3 million USD – amplifies its efforts to level the playing field and create a transparent alternative to the current derivatives market. As Senior Product Manager, Issele’s key role will see him take responsibility for the development of CloseCross’ trading platform and for the analysis of markets and regulatory developments across various jurisdictions.
French-born Issele joins CloseCross with over 10 years’ financial market experience with top tier institutions in Hong Kong including Singapore Exchange , Credit Suisse and BNP Paribas. Issele was co-founder of smartfolios, a WealthTech startup in Portfolio Management which was last year sold to the financial software vendor Finantix. He then became involved with CloseCross in an advisory capacity from early 2018.
Commenting on the appointment, CloseCross Founder and CEO, Vaibhav Kadikar said, “We are excited to officially welcome Quentin to our senior management team at CloseCross. In addition to his extensive expertise in market structure, financial regulation and indexation, Quentin also brings with him his leadership and entrepreneurial skills from his time with smartfolios. His appointment will prove crucial to the continued development of the CloseCross platform and our ongoing efforts to get it into the hands of as many people and partners as possible.”
Issele added, “I am delighted to be joining the CloseCross team. My entire career to date has been spent working in Capital Markets and with Fintech technologies; building digital platforms that can make a genuine difference to so many is something that I am truly passionate about. Multi-party derivatives trading is a compelling development, with potential to open up the market to participants from around the globe for whom traditional derivatives trading is both too expensive and too complex, and it’s great to come on board with CloseCross at such a pivotal moment in the development of the platform.”
Issele will take up the role of Senior Product Manager at CloseCross effective immediately.
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