Dr. Pinar Emirdag

Head of business development, Equity & Derivatives Markets, London Stock Exchange Group

Dr. Pinar Emirdag is responsible for managing London Stock Exchange’s Business Development team with a specific focus on sales and marketing to institutional brokers, liquidity providers and new clients for the Group’s cash and derivatives markets.

Pinar joined London Stock Exchange Group from ICAP where she was a Managing Director, responsible for Equities Business Development. She previously held a similar role at Liquidnet and prior to that was at Citigroup, where she was Director of Global Business Development at Citi’s Electronic Trading business. Pinar was a founding member of The Board of Directors on platforms, Turquoise and BOAT. Prior to moving to London in June 2006, Pinar was Head of Strategy at Lava Trading, a subsidiary of Citi since August 2004, where she had responsibility for corporate, product and sales strategies. Pinar started her business career at specialist financial services management consultancy, Oliver Wyman. Pinar holds a Ph.D in Physics and a M. Sc. in Electrical Engineering from Brown University.