Mike Burton is Founder and CEO of Quorum 15, the global financial markets think tank. For over a decade, Mike has been working with buy and sell side firms, stock exchanges, regulators and industry trade associations to foster dialogue, build consensus and drive positive change in global financial markets.
Under Mikes leadership, Quorum 15 has built a membership of over 180 senior industry professionals drawn from around the world, who meet regularly throughout the year to identify common opportunities, challenges and solutions in respect of equities, fixed income and FX trading.
Prior to setting up Quorum 15, Mike was head of European sales at Iris Financial Software and head of Nordic sales at SunGard Trading & Risk Systems.
Non-Executive Director, Quorum 15
Stéphane Malrait is Managing Director and Global Head of market structure and innovation for Financial Markets at ING Bank. Stephane is responsible for following market structure and industry challenges impacting the financial market industry.
Stéphane joined ING in 2015 to lead the bank e-commerce initiatives across all financial market products and to develop on the financial market group’s cross-asset ecommerce strategy. Before joining ING, Stephane spent eight years at Société Générale, where he was Global Head of FIC eCommerce, creating an eCommerce business covering credit, rates, money market, emerging market and FX. Prior to this, Stéphane worked at JPMorgan Chase for ten years, serving in different roles in Global FX E-Commerce Business Management and cross-asset eCommerce technology and was based in London and New York.
Stephane is also a board member for several Fintech market initiatives and trading associations. Since 2005 he has been active with the ACI Financial Market Association – an international non-profit organisation that represents the interests of market professionals in foreign exchange and money markets.
Grace joined Quorum 15 in June 2017 shortly after returning from Australia where she spent 2 years working and travelling. As Head of Global Events, she is responsible for the delivery of over 40 quorums each year. In addition to this, she is also PA to the CEO. Prior to joining Quorum 15, Grace spent 3 years working for one of the top ten accountancy firms in London, organising a wide range of events for high profile clients and contacts.