Ian Bowell Named New Head of Options IT’s Technology Engineering in the US

May 8, 2012 Debbie Jacobs In the News

Options IT recently named Ian Bowell as the head of its North American technology engineering, networking and support teams. Bowell will also be responsible for managing the Options PIPE Private Financial Cloud services in the area.

Bowell has more than 25 years of experience, having served as the chief technology officer at Fauchier Partners, as well as a partner and co-CTO at London Diversified Fund Management. Both firms are recognized as leading investment partners and global funds of hedge funds. He also had significant roles at firms such as Credit Suisse, McKinsey & Co. and many others.

Bowell was “instrumental in ensuring the original spinoff of the trading team’s technology from JP Morgan, including a number of technology and premises relocations. Bowell also led the infrastructure integration of LDFM’s systematic fund with Brevan Howard,” according to a press statement.

Options IT CEO Nigel Kneafsey said: “The years of experience and deep sector expertise on a global scale that Ian brings with him to Options IT will be a tremendous addition to our team.

“With the financial industry, and particularly the alternative investment sector, fueling demand for private financial cloud services, Ian’s long-term understanding and strategic insight into the major financial technology trends impacting our industry will help to ensure that Options IT continues to deliver innovation and the highest level of service to our clients.”

Chief Technology Officer, Hedge Fund Executives, Ian Bowell, Nigel kneafsey, Options IT,

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