Management

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Brian is a Managing Director at R3 responsible for global client relations and operations. Prior to R3, Brian founded the PTDL (Post Trade Distributed Ledger) Group whilst working as CEO of DBFS Consultants, a fintech Consultancy he co-founded, growing it from start-up to 100+ staff and across over 50 blue-chip financial clients before exiting in 2016. Brian has held executive roles in an advisory and program management capacity over the last 10 years. His previous positions include Senior Trader in Commodities and Equity Derivatives at Rand Merchant Bank as well as Technical Analyst at both Scottish Amicable Investment Managers and AMP Asset Management. Brian holds an Honors Mathematics Degree from the University of Glasgow,
a Masters in Information Technology from Strathclyde University, is
a Certified Financial Technician (IFTA/CFT level II) and sits on the CISI fintech Board.

Brian McNulty

Head of Services

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Charley leads external affairs globally for R3, covering regulatory affairs, communications and public relations. Most recently, Charley worked as the Chief Operating Officer of State Street Global Market’s division of Trading and Clearing, before which he served as the Global Head of Legal Operations in the risk management division of Deutsche Bank AG. Charley spent over two years as the Chief of Staff /Chief Operating Officer for the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission and served as Senior Advisor to Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz at the Pentagon. In recognition of his service, Cooper was awarded the Office of the Secretary of Defense Medal for Exceptional Public Service in May 2005. He has earned both a B.A. (Government) and a J.D. from Georgetown University.

Charley Cooper

Head of External Affairs

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Clive is a highly driven securities executive with extensive experience of managing businesses and people in the financial markets. Prior to joining R3, Clive was CEO of City Index Ltd for seven years where he grew the business into one of the major retail OTC derivative providers in Europe. Prior to City Index Clive was CEO of Exco USA (RMJ Securities/Noonans), which was one of the largest FX, US Treasuries and money market brokers in the world. Previously Clive was founding partner at Williams, Cooke, Lott and Kissack Ltd, the first electronic broker of UK government bonds which is now part of ICAP Plc

Clive Cooke

Head of Business Development

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With over 30 years of experience leading some of Wall Street’s top institutions, David is a longtime creative thought leader in financial markets and innovation and has played a significant role in the adoption of electronic trading in the global OTC derivatives industry. David served for ten years as the CEO of Electronic Broking at ICAP Plc, the world’s largest interdealer broker, where he led the BrokerTec fixed income and EBS foreign exchange platforms. Prior to ICAP, David was co-owner and CEO (Americas) of Prebon Yamane.

David E. Rutter

Founder, Chief Executive Officer

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James is focused on defining a candidate architecture and building out a collaborative lab for experimentation by consortium members. Previously, James was Chief Engineer within Corporate Banking at Barclays, where he designed and delivered the bank’s corporate internet channel, and the bank’s US banking and dollar clearing platforms. Before Barclays, James co-founded two start-ups and holds patents in mobile data search and directory technology. He is a Chartered Engineer and holds a degree in Engineering Science from University College, Durham.

James Carlyle

Chief Engineer