Ryedale's people love solving complex investment problems and have the knowledge and skills to do just that.
Jon combines long experience of software engineering with deep knowledge of the investment management business to deliver process improvements to some of the world’s largest asset owners and asset managers. He was previously Professor of Practice in the Finance group at Warwick Business School where he taught applications of technology to finance at Masters’ level. Before that, he was a managing director with BlackRock and Barclays Global Investors (both investment management companies). He is a highly experienced leader of top-class software project teams in the field of quantitative asset management. He holds a CFA charter, an MBA in Technology Management, and a Master’s degree in Mathematics from Cambridge University.
Sean is a software professional with deep expertise in front office portfolio management and trading systems. He is experienced in all aspects of the software development cycle, including business analysis, design, programming, project management, and budget control. He has developed software professionally since 1998 and has been a leader of software development teams since 2005, managing and delivering on global projects for top-tier asset management businesses. His software experience is complemented by an in-depth understanding of investment process and he holds the Investment Management Certificate of the CFA Society of the UK. He also holds a Master’s degree in Software Engineering (with distinction) and a BA (Hons) in Sport and Recreation Studies.