Garry Jones

FIA Futures Hall of Fame 2019

Garry Jones
Garry Jones

Garry Jones has over 35 years of experience in financial services, and has been CEO of three of the largest derivatives and OTC exchanges in Europe: BrokerTec, LIFFE and the London Metal Exchange.

Jones was part of the initial management team at BrokerTec, becoming CEO and president before running ICAP Electronic Broking (Europe) — the forerunner of NEX. Under his leadership, Brokertec became the largest global OTC trading platform. Jones then joined NYSE Euronext in 2005 and was global head of derivatives and CEO of the NYSE LIFFE exchange. In 2013, he became co-head of markets at HKEX and CEO of the London Metal Exchange. He left HKEX in 2017, remaining an advisor to the company until 2018.

Jones was a founding member of the Futures and Options Association’s European Industry Council and was a member of the U.K.’s Financial Services Authority senior practitioner panel that advised on new policy initiatives. He served on the board of The Federation of European Security Exchanges and as alternate board member of the World Federation of Exchanges. Jones also served as a director of LCH.Clearnet as well as the Qatar Exchange.

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