Liquidnet appoints lead for execution and quant team
Global institutional investment network Liquidnet has announced the appointment of David Barrett-Lennard to lead the firm's execution and quantitative services (EQS) team in Australia.
Barrett-Lennard joins after six years in equity sales and trading with ITG, and a similar stretch at CMC Markets.
Commenting on his appointment, Liquidnet said: "David has forged strong Australian buyside relationships and built a deep technical knowledge of algorithmic trading. In his senior position within Liquidnet’s EQS team, David will further support the expansion of the firm’s execution services into Australia."
Also joining Liquidnet is relationship manager Andrew Murphy, formerly of Deutsche Bank and ANZ (Australia, London and New York).
Liquidnet’s head of Australia Kate Weidenhofer said of both appointees: “Bringing these two experienced hires on board will further strengthen and deepen our relationships with members as we continue to enhance the Liquidnet Ecosystem. We welcome David and Andrew and look forward to drawing on their expertise to support our growing Australian team.”
Head, Execution & Quant Services Team