Startup Entrepreneur in the Fintech disruptive industry. Focused on providing 'value add' services to Financial institutions in the Frontier market(s.)
Mr. Byron is a senior consultant at Barton Heyman Limited who has implemented a number of high profile trading solutions in Financial Institutions in Europe, America and Africa. Example of clients include: PLUS Exchange Group (Sold to GMEX Group), Barclays Investment Bank, Fidelity Investments, Credit Suisse First Boston, BNP Paribas Fortis, Nigerian Stock Exchange, CSL Stockbrokers, FBN Quest to mention a few
Program Management – global deployment of an Asset Management Solution to support Electronic Trading for a number of Asset and Fund Managers in UK, Europe & Africa.
Part of a Program Management team responsible for driving the transformation agenda of a Major Stock Exchange in Africa -achieving its strategic objectives; by developing and leveraging relationship within the Capital Market.
• Business Development – managed a team that built, implemented and supported the day-to-day operations of a fully resilient and high availability, revenue generating electronic trading platform as an essential part of the Exchange’s revenue diversification strategy
• Operations Management – setup a team of technical personnel that provided support to the brokerage community on a guaranteed seven 9s (99.99999%) uptime basis for trading
• New Initiatives – oversaw the implementation of a number of projects (including the Nasdaq OMX trading platform connecting via FIX to 30 brokerage firms– fastest in Africa), critical to strategic initiatives that underpin the Exchange’ business objectives and vision and acknowledged by stakeholders as the main catalyst for a 57.18% and 63.41% growth in the Index and Market Capitalization respectively
• Change Management – initiated & managed the program that documented and reviewed the operational processes at the Exchange, resulting in the recommendation for the strategic optimization & automation of processes
Barton Heyman helped manage the successful deployment of software solutions for the Brokerage and Asset Management businesses of a Top Tier Bank. These solutions provided a robust and scalable framework by automating the Front-Office business of the Asset Management and brokerage division(s). There was also a successful integration with other back office solutions.
I played a key role in Managing the project, analysing and business as well as implementation consultancy from initiation to completion.
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