Edward is Chief Commercial Officer and a Partner at Gilded. He brings over 20 years of business building, optimization, and leadership experience. Edward began his career at O’Connor & Associates as a currency option trader on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. At UBS he held a variety of global leadership positions in New York and Zurich including Head of FX Business Development, Head of FX Prime Services and Co-Head of Execution and Clearing. He was a member of the Board of Directors of LCH Clearnet from 2010-2014, a member of the Board of Directors of the Futures Industry Association (FIA) from 2014-2018, most recently as Chairman, and served on the CFTC’s Market Risk Advisory Committee from 2015-2018. Edward holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance and Philosophy from Boston College, where he was a member of the Carroll School of Management Honors Program, and an MBA from the University of Chicago – Booth School of Business.