Deputy Chief Digital Officer, Nomura Wholesale Division
Matthew Hampson is a Managing Director and Deputy Chief Digital Officer for Nomura’s Wholesale Division. In his role he is actively involved in disruption in E-Trading, AI, and Digital Assets, looking to create new ways of delivering business value.
Previously he was the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) for Nomura’s Wholesale Division over the last 5 years. He received his Honours Degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from Liverpool JM University in 1992. Matthew is a Fellow of the British Computer Society, a Liveryman of the City of London Information Technologists Company and a participant in a number of senior Industry forums.
His career spans 27 years in financial services at major Investment banking firms including Merrill Lynch, JPMorgan and Royal Bank of Scotland. Over his career he has worked in Infrastructure, Software development, Organisational leadership and Architecture and Strategy before his recent role in Digital.
Matthew’s experience spans all asset classes and divisions of Wholesale banking, and extends from front office trading systems and models, to back end settlement and financial accounting platforms. He is best known in the Industry as one of the early pioneers in Electronic Trading systems; in the mid-90s he led the development of Market Making and Automated Trading platforms in Europe, North America and Asia.
He has initiated and delivered many transformation programmes, most recently innovating in the Market Data space, the deployment of Big Data Analytics on the Cloud, and the development of AI Models that have practical usages in Trading and Sales.