DBFS Consultants has appointed David Hastings as senior consultant within the firm’s front office practice.
Hastings has worked in the investments industry for over 25 years, focusing on computerised trading and e-commerce since 2001. He has extensive business development and consultancy experience having worked with Shell International, Henderson Fund Managers, Citigroup, State Street, Flextrade and more recently a DBFS sister company, Tradermade Systems.
Hastings will be working to advise clients on the impact of regulatory change such as FTT and EMIR; improving front office related operational and technology efficiencies. He will be working with the firm’s algo-trading, HFT’s and hedge fund clients to oversee practical impact analysis whilst working with the delivery teams on related change projects and building out the required solutions.
Brian McNulty, chief executive, says: “These are exciting times for DBFS and we are delighted to have many talented and knowledge ex-practitioners join our team. David will be making sure our offerings and practices are in line with client requirements and will assist in ensuring our unique model, whereby clients can use DBFS as a single solution for advisory, delivery and recruitment needs, is developed in line with Front Office requirements. In this market climate, it is positive that our clients focus on ensuring any external spend of change budget provides not only subject matter expertise but also tangible results such as clear impact analysis, delivery road maps or the solutions themselves. This is very much in line with DBFS philosophy and growth strategy. We welcome David to our team.”