Who's Who Directory
Chairman, GFI Group
Colin Heffron has been the Chief Executive Officer at GFI Group Inc., since February 15, 2013 and served as its President since February 2004. Mr. Heffron is responsible for all of GFI Group's brokerage, data and analytics businesses. He joined GFI Group Inc., New York office in 1988 as a broker of foreign currency options before moving to London to assist in the establishment of GFI Group Inc.'s London office. From 1998 to February 2004, he served as Head of GFI
Global Head of Market Structure, Thomson Reuters
Rob hegarty joined Thomson Reuters in December 2010, as Global Head of Market Structure overseeing the expansion of Elektron, the firm's financial markets ecosystem that delivers content and services worldwide. Before Thomson Reuters, Hegarty was the Head of the Market Structure Group at DTCC. Prior to joining DTCC, Hegarty led the Securities & Investments and Insurance practice areas at the TowerGroup. Before joining Tower, Hegarty was Vice President of trading systems at Putnam Investments and Vice President of Technology for Fidelity Capital Markets in Boston.
Managing Director and Global Credit Derivatives Officer, Morgan Stanley
James Hill is the Fixed Managing Director and Global Credit Derivatives Officer at Morgan Stanley, where he focuses on fixed income derivatives structuring and trading, as well as credit derivatives and structured corporate credit products. Hill often speaks and testifies on behalf of the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA).
Member, House Committe on Financial Services
Jim Himes represents Connecticut’s 4th District in the United States House of Representatives. He is currently serving his second term in Congress and is a member of the House Committee on Financial Services.
Financial Secretary to the Treasury, UK Treasury
Mark Hoban was appointed Financial Secretary to the Treasury in May 2010. Prior to his current role, he was appointed the Shadow Financial Secretary to the Treasury in December 2005. Between November 2003 and December 2005 he was Shadow Minister for Schools. Prior to November 2003, he was an Opposition Whip. Between 2001 and 2003 Mark was a member of the Select Committee on Science and Technology.
President, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
Thomas M. Hoenig took office as the eighth chief executive of the Tenth District Federal Reserve Bank, in Kansas City, United States. In 2010, he is serving as a voting member of the Federal Open Market Committee, as one of five of the twelve Federal Reserve Bank presidents that sit on the Committee on a yearly rotating basis. He is known as an inflation hawk.
President, Head of U.S. Operations, Tradeweb
Billy Hult is the President of Tradeweb and Head of U.S. Operations for the company. Hult is a key figure in the online markets, and has been responsible for originating and growing many of Tradeweb's global markets, including the highly successful TBA-Mortgage platform. In 2007, he was instrumental in working with the dealers and Thomson Reuters to create a historic partnership to grow online trading. In 2008, Hult took responsibility for Tradeweb's inter-dealer business, following the acquisition of Hilliard Farber, a boutique brokerage.