John Wallace is an Executive Director within Strategy and Development at DMS Governance, Dublin and provides oversight and leadership on all MiFID activities of the organization. John has broad exposure in structured finance and structured products such as asset finance, repo, trade receivables, commercial paper and structured notes.
Prior to joining DMS, John spent 21 years as the Managing Director/Head of Finance and shareholder at MKW Futures where he was responsible for the portfolio management of trading programs as well as the execution of trades.
John’s has impressive industry experience including being the founding member of Finex Europe in 1994 as well as serving on their Member Product Development Committee and Board of Directors. John was responsible for the Board of NYMEX establishing a trading facility in Dublin and earlier in his career, acted as the Dublin liaison for the Philadelphia Board of Trade, Europe Working Group on the establishment of an exchange based FX currency options and futures market in Dublin, Ireland
John is a graduate of Trinity College, Dublin where he gained his Bachelor of Business Studies. HE is also a Central Bank of Ireland Approved Person and is an approved Principal by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) in the US.