In 2012, David Bullen founded Bullen Management Limited, an independent advisory consultancy specialising in fixed income electronic trading and market structure change; driven both by regulatory reform and electronic efficiency. Prior to this, David ran Citigroup’s Global Rates & Credit e-Commerce businesses. David previously managed Citi’s cross-asset class FICC e-Commerce businesses in Europe and was also heavily involved in the launch of the FIX protocol to the Equities market whilst at Salomon Brothers in the late-90’s; he has a genuine cross-asset class appreciation of e-trading.
More recently, David’s clients, on both buy-side and sell-side, span areas as diverse as regulatory-driven futurisation in OTC interest rate space, efficiency changes in fixed income primary markets, a technology network utility-driven initiative in European credit markets, a global investment management company’s e-strategy, advising a regional savings and investment bank on ecommerce and regulatory reform strategy and influencing European fixed income market regulations for a new MTF trade association.
David is a Chartered member of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment and was a Trustee of a £3.5bn+ pension scheme for 10 years.