Richard Howells

Richard Howells

Works at:

HSBC

Location in:

London, United Kingdom

Richard Howells

Richards connections

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Works at:
HSBC
Location in:
London, United Kingdom

Bio

Workstream Lead for the Core technology team and Architect for HSBC Prime Services, a new business unit offering prime brokerage to hedge funds and alternate asset managers.
Executive MBA (Distinction) from CASS Business School.

Specialties: IT architecture, system integration, project management, investment banking, system design, model driven development and agile development. Developing solutions around event-driven architectures (EDA), service-oriented architectures (SOA), data fabrics and compute grids. Chartered MCSI, TOGAF certified and PMP.

Richard has worked/studied in

  • United Kingdom

Richard speaks

  • English

Richard has experience in

  • Finance - Investment banking
  • Technology

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Work

2010 – present

Chief Architect & Project Manager

HSBC
  • Workstream Lead for the Core technology team and Architect for HSBC Prime Services, a new business unit offering prime brokerage to hedge funds and alternate asset managers.
  • The business won the award for Best Prime Broker - Custodial Solution in the 2012 HFM European Hedge Fund Services Awards.
2009 – 2010
(Mar – Jan)

Lead Architect

HSBC
  • Front Office Architecture & Strategic Components for Structured Products
2007 – 2009

Global Head Applied Engineering and UK Head Middleware

HSBC
  • Managing teams in London and India to provide application integration, messaging infrastructure and consultancy across Global Banking and Markets
2001 – 2007

Development Manager

HSBC
  • Managing a development team providing integration solutions across front office, risk and back office systems.
1997 – 2001

Team Lead

IQ Financial Systems
  • Developing trading and risk systems for Tier 1 banks. Consultancy to major banks in London, Zurich and Tokyo.
1990 – 1997

Design Engineer

Racal Recorders Ltd

Work

2010 – present

Chief Architect & Project Manager

HSBC
  • Workstream Lead for the Core technology team and Architect for HSBC Prime Services, a new business unit offering prime brokerage to hedge funds and alternate asset managers.
  • The business won the award for Best Prime Broker - Custodial Solution in the 2012 HFM European Hedge Fund Services Awards.
2009 – 2010
(Mar – Jan)

Lead Architect

HSBC
  • Front Office Architecture & Strategic Components for Structured Products
2007 – 2009

Global Head Applied Engineering and UK Head Middleware

HSBC
  • Managing teams in London and India to provide application integration, messaging infrastructure and consultancy across Global Banking and Markets
2001 – 2007

Development Manager

HSBC
  • Managing a development team providing integration solutions across front office, risk and back office systems.
1997 – 2001

Team Lead

IQ Financial Systems
  • Developing trading and risk systems for Tier 1 banks. Consultancy to major banks in London, Zurich and Tokyo.
1990 – 1997

Design Engineer

Racal Recorders Ltd

Additional Info

Website
www.hsbcnet.com