Author - Alexander Esmonde-White

Alexander Esmonde-WhiteAlexander Esmonde-White is Senior Chairman of the Futereum Foundation. He has over 25 years experience in proprietary trading, Prime Finance Solutions management and economic policy advisory. Esmonde-White trained at Barings Bank before going on to become one of the first pioneers of digital trading innovation while working on the London floor of Kidder Peabody & Co. as a core part of Joseph Jett’s European sales trading team. He occupied this place from the mid-1980s until 1992 when Esmonde-White left to form his own convertible arbitrage group within Bear Stearns. Following his official retirement in 2002, Esmonde-White remained an advisor to the bank until its demise in the subprime crisis of 2007/8. In 2005, Esmonde-White served as a senior economic advisor to Conservative leader Michael Howard in the ultimately unsuccessful conservative general election challenge against incumbent New Labour. Today, Esmonde-White sits on the board of 3 investment funds, which entails regular travel between time zones and not enough time for exercise!