Head of Big Data Client Strategy & Business Development, Citi
Richard has 22 years of financial industry experience and is the global head of Big Data client strategy and business development, working with Investor clients on their emerging needs in the Big Data space. The Big Data Client Strategy & Business Development Role is newly created within Citi Markets and Research to help coordinate our global activities in the evolving industry of Big Data, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence. The team is building a new product, Citi Global Data Insights (CGDI) which will provide bespoke access to Citi data and services. Prior to the new role Richard was Americas Head of Business Advisory Services, the strategic consulting team within Investor Sales and Relationship Management. Richard began his career in 1995 at JP Morgan in the Investment Bank and held various roles in operations & technology before joining the specialist capital markets consulting company m.a.partner in 2001. As a partner in the US practice he worked with a wide variety of the Investment Banks and Hedge Funds across the spectrum of operations and technology business consulting, including business strategy, market research, organizational design, operations & technology architecture, and vendor outsourcing. When Detica Consulting acquired m.a.partners in 2007 Richard ran the US financial services consulting practice before joining Citi in 2009 to run strategy & planning for the US Broker-Dealer before joining Business Advisory Services in 2010.
Richard holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from East London University and attended Harvard Business School’s Leading Professional Services Firms course in 2008.