London - The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) plc has announced the appointment of Ed Mount as head of FX Technology Based Trading in its Global Banking & Markets division in London, reporting to Tim Carrington, head of global FX.
Mount spent 10 years on the buy-side with Elysium Capital Fund before launching the spin-off, Elysium Technology, where he was CEO since 2007. In addition, he has over a decade of experience in FX and metals derivatives trading initially with SBC and later with UBS.
In this newly created role, he will be responsible for both technology based trading products across FX spot and options, including high frequency and algorithmic trading.
Commenting on the appointment, Carrington said: 'Ed brings significant knowledge of both the buy-side and sell-side across FX and metals as well as plenty of experience in the more technological aspects of trading which makes him ideally qualified to apply these combined skills to this dynamic field'.