City markets are increasingly high tech, and old structures have been swept aside. Communications technology in particular is changing at an astonishing rate. What will the globally distributed electronic markets of the future look like and how will this affect their structure, participants and efficacy? Will they tend to support the City or dilute its power and global market share?
Daniel Hodson was the Mercers' School Memorial Professor of Commerce between 1999 and 2002, lecturing widely on governance.
Daniel Hodson's early career spanned both marketing and financial roles. He became Deputy CEO of Nationwide Building Society in 1989 and in 1993 was appointed CEO of LIFFE plc, a post held until 1998. Daniel has extensive experience as non-executive director of The Post Office, Rolfe and Nolan plc, Independent Insurance Group and the London Clearing House plc.
He is a non-executive director of SVM Global plc and Chairman of BPLGlobal (Holdings) Ltd. He is also a former Master of the Mercers Company and Chairman of the Lokahi Foundation.
All of his previous lectures can be accessed here.