Mark Makepeace is Group Director of Information Services of London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) and Chief Executive of FTSE Russell, the global index provider. He is a member of LSEG’s Executive Committee.
Mark started his career in financial services in 1985. He joined the London Stock Exchange to coordinate ‘Big Bang’ (the deregulation of securities trading in the City of London). In 1995 he founded FTSE International and grew the index business from a small UK start-up with 9 staff to become one of the largest and most successful global index providers.
Mark has successfully forged alliances with stock exchanges, academics and leading industry groups around the world. He was a founding member of the Index Industry Association and its first chairman. Mark has been a long‐time supporter of the children’s charity UNICEF.
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