Head of Equity
London Stock Exchange Group
Brian Schwieger joined the London Stock Exchange Group in August 2013 as the Head of Equity markets for the London Stock Exchange. Reporting into the Capital Markets group, he is responsible for all aspects of the secondary markets business for equities, including Business and Product development and Marketing. As a member of the Equities and Derivatives Management Committee, Brian is also involved with the Exchange’s strategy across Turquoise and Derivatives markets.
Brian joined the LSE from Bank of America Merrill Lynch, where he was a Managing Director and Head of European Electronic Sales and Consulting at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. He joined Merrill Lynch in 2005 as Head of Electronic Salestrading, before moving on to Head of Algorithmic Trading products, which included the introduction of Smart Order Routing in late 2007. In his last assignment, Brian was also responsible for the Research Sales and Salestrading for BAML's smaller and mid sized accounts, making good use of electronic communication, distribution and trading.
Immediately before joining Merrill Lynch, Brian was at Morgan Stanley where he started as a UK trader and market maker, progressing to European portfolio trading and finally sales and marketing for their Algorithmic Trading platform.
Brian's prior experience was in trading in Propane, Butane and oil and gas futures, including the introduction of the first Propane and Butane CFD contracts in Europe. He has a BSc (Econ) from London School of Economics and a Masters in Finance from London Business School.