Markit is a leading, global financial information services company.Markit delivers over 40 products and services designed to reduce risk, enhance transparency and improve operational efficiency. We combine industry expertise with leading technology to provide solutions to our customers’ and the industry’s issues.With over 20 offices worldwide, Markit is trusted by more than 3,000 institutions across the financial markets. Our customers include investment banks, hedge funds, asset Read More...
As Markit’s chief executive officer, Lance is responsible for leading the company’s strategic development and managing its day-to-day operations. Lance founded Markit in 2003 after spotting an opportunity to bring transparency to the credit default swap market; the company launched the first daily CDS pricing service that year. Lance has overseen Markit’s growth from a start-up to a global company with over 3,000 employees in more than 20 offices worldwide, serving over 3,000 customers.Lance graduated from the Simon Fraser University in Canada with a BBA and holds an MSc from the London School of Economics.
Chief executive officer
Shane Akeroyd is a managing director, responsible for Markit’s global sales division, having joined Markit in 2008. Shane is responsible for Markit’s sales strategy and implementation across all products and geographies and manages a team of more than 200 people.Shane holds a BSc (Hons) in Economics from University College London.
Global head of sales