Jonathan Young is FDM Group’s chief information officer (CIO). He has 25 years’ experience in IT, initially in manufacturing and pharmaceuticals followed by investment banking and markets IT including HSBC, RBS, Barclays, Deutsche Bank and JP Morgan.
As CIO, Jonathan is responsible for FDM’s IT strategy, manages partnerships and services, internal IT staff and IT infrastructure. In addition, he leads the FDM and owns the career development and management of our trainees and consultants.
Immediately prior to joining FDM Group, Jonathan enjoyed an 11-year career at HSBC. His experience with the bank included running many of the front office (trading and risk) IT teams including FX Options, Equity Derivatives, Structured Funds, Convertible Bonds, Metals and Commodities and Energy Derivatives. He was also head of research and sales IT, head of finance and product control IT, held regionals roles as well as serving on the board of the captive offshore resourcing entity and leading GLT’s transformation for Global Banking and Markets (GBM). Jonathan led the IT Risk function for HSBC GBM globally from early 2014.
In his last five years at HSBC, Jonathan was managing director running the IT for the two largest businesses in HSBC GBM (Foreign Exchange IT and Balance Sheet Management). He then ran the Production Services for Global Banking and Markets, managing around 1,000 staff and supporting all of the live systems of the $19bn GBM business.