Equities Leaders Series

Trader of Tomorrow

In November 2019, The Finance Hive invited 50 senior and head traders from some of the largest and most recognisable asset managers in the UK for the The Finance Hive Equities: Technology for the Trading Desk.

This report lays out how the buy side are using technology to reduce their market impact, optimise their OMS/EMSs, create frameworks for onboarding and selecting new algos, and using pre-trade analytics and TCA.

Chapter 5: Trader of Tomorrow

The fifth chapter in our series looks at how technology is affecting the role of the buy side and the skills needed to adapt in order to build diverse teams and add max-value…


There is always more to do, but we are proud of our culture and work hard as an organisation to keep it strong. We encourage the team to focus on work/life balance, with technology a great enabler here.”

Paul Battams, Head of EMEA Equity Trading, BlackRock


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