Instimatch Global, a digital network that powers institutional borrowers and lenders to make valuable financial transactions securely and intelligently has announced on Tuesday that it has appointed former wealth management veteran, Lamine Brahimi to its Board of Directors.
Lamine Brahimi has more than a decade of experience in the Financial and Technology industry and is the Co-founder and Managing Director of digital asset platform for trading and investing, Taurus Group SA. Based in Switzerland, Brahimi has held various management level roles and is the founding member of Swiss FinTech Innovation Association, that promotes a conducive environment in Switzerland and abroad for the Swiss financial centre.
Prior to joining Instimatch Global, Lamine worked for Lombard Odier’s wealth management unit where he joined as a Chief of Staff and Senior Partner in 2011 and subsequently promoted to Chief Digital Officer and Deputy-COO of private banking in 2015. In his role, he was leading the company’s initiative as head of digitisation and innovation for the firm’s Swiss, European and Asian platforms. He was also overlooking the company’s digital strategy initiative and implementation and between 2014 till he left the company, he was also acting as a Secretary of the firm’s Board of Directors.
He holds a degree of CFA and completed his MBA degree from INSEAD in 2008. In 2002, he completed his Master Thesis in the Computer Sciences Department at IBM Research in Zurich.
While commenting on the appointment of Lamine Brahimi, CEO of Instimatch Global, Daniel Sandmeier said:
“Lamine brings a rare combination of wealth management and technology expertise. His advice will prove a valuable asset in growing our digital network across Europe. We have ambitious growth plans over the next 12 months and a board with significant experience scaling financial technology businesses in institutional markets to achieve these goals.”
Brahimi also commented on his appointment:
“The adoption of new technology in money markets that will significantly improve efficiency and allow counterparties to better manage risk, is still in its infancy.
“Instimatch has already built traction and is growing both trading volumes and the number of banks, corporates and asset managers using the platform. I look forward to working closely with the board and wider Instimatch team.”