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Kevin Bourne  Managing Director, Information - London Stock Exchange Group

Kevin is a Managing Director in the Information Services Division of the London Stock Exchange Group. He is a member of the Division’s executive management committee and is responsible for one of the Division’s three product groups, Database Services. Database Services sits alongside two other product groups: Benchmarks (FTSE Russell) and Real Time Data / Unavista. He joined the firm in May 2012 after nearly 8 years at HSBC where he was part of the new management team hired to build the HSBC Equities franchise.  During this period he was a standing member of the bank’s Equities Exco as the Global Head of Portfolio, Algorithmic and Electronic Trading and also the Equities lead on the Chairman's Group Sustainability Committee. A key part of his role was as the project owner for the design and implementation of the bank’s fully replicated global trading and middle office system. This system had to seamlessly manage all equities agency and proprietary trading across more than 70 global stock exchanges. This was a 3 year, $100m investment by the bank in trade flow automation which replaced 23 incumbent systems with one. Kevin also had responsibility for the Equity Index, Soft Dollar and Quantitative Products businesses. He was responsible for initiating the development of the HSBC Global Climate Change Index which quickly became the sector benchmark for thematic innovation. Prior to HSBC, Kevin worked at Salomon Brothers/Citigroup as the head of electronic trading in EMEA and also at Fidelity Brokerage as the head of electronic trading in EMEA. Kevin entered  the investment industry in 1984 as part of the Clerical Medical Mutual graduate program specializing in Group Pensions having previously served six years in the British army as an artillery intelligence specialist with the airborne brigade during which time he saw active service during the Falklands War in 1982.

FUTURE
CONFERENCES

 

SPS Spotlight Series: Investment Issues for Maturing Pension Funds

July 13, 2017                                   Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Alternative Credit and Private Debt Investing for Pension Funds

August 31, 2017                               Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Emerging & Frontier Markets Investment Strategies for Pension Funds

September 14, 2017                         Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Investment Insights & Issues for Dutch Investors

September 21, 2017                         Apollo Hotel, Amsterdam

Annual Nordic Institutional Investors' Conference

October 3, 2017                                 7A Odenplan, Stockholm

Property, Real Assets & Infrastructure Investing for Yield for Pension Funds

October 12, 2017                             Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Annual Round up & Current Investment Issues for Pension Funds

November 9, 2017                             Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Annual Northern Investment Conference for Pension Funds

November 16, 2017                           The Met Hotel, Leeds

SPS Spotlight Series: LGPSs in Flux - Investment Issues & Solutions

November 23, 2017                           Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

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