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May 31, 2018

IPSX announces a trio of senior appointments to the leadership team

IPSX, the International Property Securities Exchange, announces three key appointments to the leadership team.


Lisa Walker has been appointed Head of Market Regulation. Lisa is widely experienced in financial services regulation and joins from the Australia and New Zealand Bank Group where she was Head of Compliance for the UK and Europe. Lisa previously occupied a senior role with the UK Financial Conduct Authority where she had supervisory responsibility for recognised investment exchanges, including NYSE Liffe, BATS, ISDX and the London Stock Exchange.

Alison Scott-Bishop has been appointed Head of Compliance and Legal and will be responsible for Compliance for the new exchange. Alison has extensive experience of compliance and regulatory risk in financial services and has occupied senior roles both as a regulator and within regulated firms. Alison joins from the London Stock Exchange where she has been Head of Compliance for the last six years, supporting four FCA regulated entities, including one Recognised Investment Exchange and three investment firms. Alison previously occupied senior positions with HSBC and brings to the new exchange a tremendous pedigree of experience and understanding.

Kevin Marriott joins as Head of Marketing and Communications, responsible for all external communications for the Exchange. Kevin joins most recently from Capita Real Estate and Infrastructure and before that from GVA, the UK Real Estates Consultancy where he was responsible for marketing and communications for the business. Kevin brings a wide experience in marketing and communications in the real estate market to the business.

Anthony Gahan, Chairman of IPSX Group commented: “These three senior appointments reflect the investment that we are making in bringing together the very best team to manage the world’s first regulated securities exchange dedicated to the commercial real estate sector. IPSX connects institutional real estate investors and owner occupiers with a new capital markets option”.

Alan Ramsay, Chief Executive of IPSX UK commented: “I have great pleasure in welcoming Lisa, Alison and Kevin each of whom brings to IPSX first rate knowledge and experience. Together with the other members of our senior team, I greatly look forward to working with them as we finalise plans to launch our new exchange”.