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Expert resume of Andy Brindle

Derivatives, Securities and Structured Products Expert

Andy Brindle is a Derivatives, Securities and Structured Products veteran with more than twenty five years of experience in the Equity, Credit and Interest Rate marketplaces.

Mr Brindle started his career at JPMorgan in 1987 as a trader in interest rate derivatives in London and Paris before moving to New York in 1993 to start their equity derivative business. In 1999 he then took global responsibility counterparty management and subsequently, in 2001, for the credit derivatives business.

During his 18 year career at JPMorgan Chase Mr Brindle oversaw groups responsible for Trading, Risk Management, Marketing and Structuring globally. In each case he was instrumental in the rapid growth in revenues and market share through product innovation, assembling external and internal talent and anticipating market structure and regulatory changes. He was also intimately involved in constructing the appropriate control environment via systems and operational build outs.

Mr Brindle has had significant experience in relationship management with regulators globally, both from a supervisory and policy perspective. As a former member of JPM’s Reputational Risk Committee he is well versed in all aspects of suitability/appropriateness issues including fiduciary responsibility, product complexity, product risk profile, marketing materials and customer markup.

Since leaving JP Morgan in 2005, Mr Brindle has provided senior consulting and advisory services to many leading companies in the financial services arena including Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), Depository Trust and Clearing Corp (DTCC), London Clearing House (LCH), New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and MarketAxess (MKTX).

In addition, as the Americas CEO and Head of Investment Committee of Financial Risk Management, a large global Hedge Fund of Funds, he has invested extensively in the Hedge Fund sector - a process requiring both onsite due diligence of risk control, operations and capabilities as well as review of the merits of the trading strategies employed.

Mr Brindle is currently a principal at Valere Capital Partners LLP which offers consulting and advisory assistance to companies active in the financial marketplace during, or prior to, potential legal or regulatory proceedings and has personally worked on several high profile litigation matters in an Expert Witness capacity.

He is also an advisory board member to several small Hedge Fund, Private Equity and FinTech companies and is an active investor in several alternative energy projects globally.

Mr Brindle holds a B.Sc. in Physics from the University of Bristol.