Senior Advisor

Robert Rooks

Senior Advisor

Professional Bio

Robert is currently an advisor to some of the region’s leading financial services organisations, regulators, digital exchanges and financial research institutes undertaking regulatory, compliance, digital assets, pre/post trade operational and efficiency, and securities exchanges reviews, and helping organisations to shape their thinking and enablement in areas such as regulatory, statutory and compliance management, target market reviews, market entry/exit. He has led and delivered complex multi-jurisdictional strategy, compliance, regulatory, risk, and operational projects across industry segments in the UK, Hong Kong, China, Japan, Korea, Australia, USA, Mongolia, New Zealand, UAE, South Africa and Singapore.

Robert is an accredited academic collaborator and frequently publishes academic research papers for the Hong Kong Institute for Monetary and Financial Research (HKIMR) covering subject matters such as Algorithmic Trading and Market Infrastructure.

Robert has been a prolific public speaker for over 25 years, presenting at industry conferences, been interviewed by numerous publications, has appeared on CNN, BBC, and Bloomberg, and published numerous articles on exchanges, clearing houses and market structure.

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