Simon joined Scalable Capital after 8 years working in finance with Barclays Capital. He began trading industrial metals on the London Metal Exchange and rose to the position of Vice President and Global Head of Base Metals Options. Whilst Simon’s primary role was trading and managing risk, he also worked with both institutional and corporate clients to discover hedging solutions and, in his latter years, he helped develop an e-trading platform. Simon studied Mathematics and Economics at the University of Warwick.
Simon believes that "the core of the company is digital because that's what is scalable".
With the recent introduction of open banking, Dann says that this will bring an opportunity to give a more "personalised experience".
There is a difficult guidline to follow when it comes to open banking regarding GDPR but Simon thinks that companies are "quick to rectify any problems they might cause".
Brexit being a hot topic, Brian said he has seen minimal impact with WealthSimple's primary market being in Canada. However, Simon said that Scalable Capital have noticed potential hires delaying their responses because of it.
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