PJ Di Giammarino is the former COO IT at Barclays Capital, the founder and CEO of JWG-IT Group Limited, a think-tank which helps implementers of European regulatory driven IT change increase the likelihood and speed of successful implementation by recommending 80% common, market sensitive and affordable operating models.
Prior to commercialising this entity, he co-chaired the IT Subject Group of the MiFID Joint Working Group. In this capacity he collaborated with sell-side and buy-side firms, the European Commission, CESR, FSA, HM Treasury and their counterparts across Europe as well as the IT and market data supplier communities.
PJ works with all types of financial services firms to define and implement IT strategies which increase performance and reduce operational risk. He has a proven track record in running IT services while successfully executing large-scale change and counts a number of top tier firms as his clients. He has spent 14 years in management consultancy with EDS/A.T. Kearney, Booz Allen & Hamilton and McKinsey serving global companies outside the financial services industry.
He is a frequent author and public speaker on topics including EU regulation, low latency and financial services infrastructure. He serves as a Wholesale Banking Technology Innovation Award judge for the Financial Timesâ€™ The Banker magazine, the Worldwide Business Research Technology awards and the Financial News Awards for IT excellence.