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April 14, 2020

IPSX announces two senior appointments to leadership team

IPSX UK Limited, the Recognised Investment Exchange (RIE) operated by IPSX Group Limited which offers the world’s first regulated securities exchange dedicated to commercial real estate, announces the appointments of Dan Phillips and Mike Coker to its leadership team, as Head of Market Regulation and Chief Financial Officer respectively. 

Dan will be responsible for leading the strategy and governance of the Market Regulation function, developing market rules and operational procedures for the Exchange, as well as supporting the business through its engagement with regulators, investors and other industry bodies.  Dan will report into Chief Executive Alan Ramsay.  Dan joins from Bloomberg, where he worked as Chief Compliance Officer for their London-based reporting businesses.  Dan brings over 20 years of financial sector experience and has held roles in London Derivatives Exchange, Chi-X Europe, Markit and Deutsche Bank.

Mike will be responsible for overseeing the financial performance of IPSX UK Limited, reporting into Chief Executive Alan Ramsay. CIMA qualified with an MBA, Mike has over 20 years of financial management experience in predominantly FCA regulated businesses, having previously held roles with Octopus Group, where he spent 11 years, Baring Asset Management and UBS Investment Bank. Since leaving Octopus in September 2018, Mike has provided interim CFO and Finance Director consultancy services to a range of start-ups and SMEs. 

Alan Ramsay, Chief Executive of IPSX UK Limited said: “The IPSX Group approach requires a deep understanding of regulated market infrastructure, real estate investment, wealth management and data. In Dan and Mike we have two high calibre individuals, who bring extensive expertise and experience to the organisation and who are very well placed to support our operational growth. I would also like to take this opportunity to thank Lisa Walker, Dan’s predecessor, for her invaluable work over the past two years, including her critical role in helping us secure regulatory approval for our markets which has set us on this path. I wish her the best in her new endeavours.”