Richard Baker is Chief Executive Officer and founding member of The Cleartrade Exchange (CLTX). He has been with The Cleartrade Exchange since its inception in 2010 and splits his time between the Singapore headquarters, the UK office based in the City of London and in the market with clients and partners. Richard is responsible for defining the strategy and driving the commercial success of this innovative regulated derivative futures execution platform.
With engineering qualifications in technology and communication, combined with many years commercially running and developing high technology and digital media companies, Richard's strategy for Cleartrade Exchange is to establish the business as the pioneering regulated electronic exchange venue globally. As international regulation and commercial structures transform, CLTX has created differentiation by deploying a leading-edge end-to-end execution to clearing platform, powering access to multiple asset classes with a superior market operations discipline bringing innovation to the development of liquidity in the swaps and futures commodity derivatives markets.
Previously, Richard has held a variety of senior executive roles in the technology, media and telecommunications industry spanning international sales, product management and market functions.
He has a passion for people, innovation and building innovative businesses with an acute focus on commercial success.