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Chris Jenkins

Chris Jenkins

Managing Director at TORA
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Bio Chris joined TORA in 2006 and currently serves as Managing Director and Head of Sales and Operations focussing on their one stop shop trading platform encompassing Order Management, Execution Management and Portfolio Management Systems. Chris launched TORA's first European sales office in Jersey in 2016. Career History Prior to joining TORA, Chris worked in Hong Kong at SWIFT, a global banking network co-operative, where he managed the Asian FIX sales team. Before SWIFT, Chris worked for Macgregor, a U.S. based order management system (OMS) provider. At Macgregor, Chris worked in both professional services and sales roles in their London office, and later opened and led the Hong Kong office. Chris started his career as a stockbroker at Midland Bank and then moved to AXA in the asset management group in London. In total, Chris has over twenty years of experience in the financial software industry, twelve of which have been in Asia. In addition, Chris has been instrumental in expanding the use of electronic trading throughout Asia via the FIX protocol organisation where he served as Chairman for Asia Pacific.



TCA Comes of Age

16 Jul 2021

Transaction Cost Analysis (TCA) is an essential requirement for buy side firms today, to satisfy regulatory requirements around best execution, to optimise costs, manage risks and to improve trading performance and execution quality. So what are some of the challenges associated with TCA across different asset classes, and how can firms address th...


Outsourced Trading – Questions to Ask and Pitfalls to Avoid

14 Jun 2021

According to a recent study from Greenwich Associates, around one third of US buy-side firms are now actively looking to outsource some or all of their front office trade execution activities to third parties. Outsourced trading has also become increasingly attractive to the buy side, and it’s not just smaller or start-up funds who are moving towa...