A successful executive with over twenty years of experience in the securities business. A proven track record shows his outstanding performance in numerous roles for financial service providers and exchanges, whether market, back office or project responsibilities. With exceptional business development skills he has significantly improved existing businesses and built new ones. From his beginnings as a securities trader he moved on to deal intensively with regulatory issues. He then focused on the technological and operational function of markets and finally turned his attention to the strategic development of market operators. Christoph holds various trading licences, has an academic background in economics and law together with a PhD in trading platform function and regulation.