The Team
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RocketFin Team

Espen Skogen
Director and Co-Founder
Espen has 20 years of experience in technology. He has spent the last ten years in tier1 investment banks where he has been instrumental in the development of several high profile single dealer platforms. His experience includes the development of Morgan Stanley Matrix, HSBC Evolve, UBS Neo and JP Morgan eXecute. Espen has extensive experience in regulatory issues relating to trading. Espen holds an Information Systems and Management degree from the University of London and a Law degree from London Metropolitan University.
Nigel Knight
Director and Co-Founder
Nigel has over 15 years of experience in banking and insurance risk and compliance. He has spent the last ten years in senior management positions providing consulting services and software and data products. He uses his extensive experience to protect his customers by helping them design and implement controls, governance frameworks, continuity plans and security solutions. Nigel read his Bachelor of Arts at the University of Bradford.
Tim Griffin
Managing Director Americas
Tim is a seasoned capital markets professional, with over twenty years experience in senior sales trading positions. Tim helps customers by creating and delivering solutions focused on Regulatory Compliance, Operations, Finance and Technology. He helps transform businesses through managed services, organizational/process transformation and technology adoption. Prior to providing consulting services, Tim was at RBC for 20+ years, leading their FX and Fixed Income businesses. Tim has an Honours degree and is CFA qualified.
Amit Sood
Senior Quantitative Researcher
Amit has 15 years’ experience as a quantitative analyst, specialising in the commodities sector. He has spent this time developing models and software to assist with derivative valuation and risk management, for banks, trading companies, and utility firms. His major successes include building a CTRM system used across multiple trading desks at Barclays, and a Group Risk model used for board-level decision-making at Centrica. He uses Python and Excel as his primary tools, and takes a client-oriented approach to gathering requirements and translating them into the building blocks of an appropriate solution. Amit is certified in Quantitative Finance, and earned a Masters degree in Mathematics with distinction from the University of Warwick.
Yan Li Phd
Senior Quantitative Researcher
Yan is an industry veteran with more than 20 years experience in quantitative research from institutions such as Merril Lynch, Lehman Brothers, Salomon Brothers, and BNY Mellon. Yan holds a Phd in Physics from University of New York
Dmitri Mossesian Phd
Senior Quantitative Researcher
Dmitri is an industry veteran with more than 20 years experience in Quantitative Research, with a focus on Fixed Income Derivatives. Dmitri has held senior roles within FactSet, Lazard, Credt Suisse and Alliance Bernstein, and holds a Phd in Physics from AF Ioffe Institute of Physics and Technology
When it matters

RocketFin deliver transformational IT solutions across the Finance and Insurance sectors. We understand this industry and the business, controls, data, and technologies intimately. We provide experts to devise your IT strategy, reduce your data and infrastructure costs, embrace cloud, pipeline your IT and data changes, and modernize your business applications.

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