Global electronic distribution has brought direct access for many overseas exchanges to the City’s traders, brokers and investors. Within the City itself new exchanges are springing up. How are the City’s exchanges and related institutions responding to the challenge of global competition? Should they merge or collaborate with overseas rivals or is there an independent way? Is it indeed essential for the City’s future that such markets are located in London? What is their likely long term shape, structure and ownership?
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.