Mark Woolfenden

Mark Woolfenden is the Managing Director of Euromoney TRADEDATA, a division of Euromoney Global Limited. Euromoney TRADEDATA is the premier supplier of reference data for the futures and options market to investment banks and institutions worldwide, covering all listed products on the world’s derivatives exchanges. Core services include daily delivery of contract and symbology data files and provision of online interactive data services. Euromoney TRADEDATA has innovated data solutions that have enabled new business and for its clients and advanced the competitive dynamics of the industry. Mark runs the division, represents the company at key industry forums and manages relations with clients and other industry participants including the vendor community. Mark has had extensive experience of providing complex and technical outsourced services to business within the deregulated UK energy markets, running a specialist contributed information exchange data business for global agricultural manufacturers and his current role involving worldwide futures, options and OTC cleared markets. Mark has wide experience in managing customer relationships and new product development and has also served on a number of industry panels and working groups, which have covered regulatory frameworks, technical issues and market enabling solutions.

Latest content from Mark Woolfenden

In pursuit of trade processing perfection
Treasury

In pursuit of trade processing perfection

2y | By Mark Woolfenden, Managing Director

In pursuit of trade processing perfection

Reference data has been on a journey for many years. A decade ago, in the reconciliation-based world of post-trade, tolerated levels of inaccurac...

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Euromoney TRADEDATA releases Symphony app, adding to its workflow product suite and furthering its strategic partnership with ipushpull
Insurance

Euromoney TRADEDATA releases Symphony app, adding to its workflow product suite and furthering its strategic partnership with ipushpull

2y | By Mark Woolfenden, Managing Director

Euromoney TRADEDATA releases Symphony app, adding ...

Euromoney TRADEDATA is pleased to announce the release of its first reference data application that can be deployed into the Symphony secure team coll...

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Alphalion and Euromoney TRADEDATA join forces
Insurance

Alphalion and Euromoney TRADEDATA join forces

2y | By Mark Woolfenden, Managing Director

Alphalion and Euromoney TRADEDATA join forces

Hong Kong based technology provider Alphalion, strikes derivatives data deal with Euromoney TRADEDATA. Today, Hong Kong based Alphalion, a supplier of...

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Euromoney TRADEDATA launches ViewXone, a search-centric reference data workflow tool for the derivatives front, middle and back office.
Insurance

Euromoney TRADEDATA launches ViewXone, a search-centric reference data workflow tool for the derivatives front, middle and back office.

2y | By Mark Woolfenden, Managing Director

Euromoney TRADEDATA launches ViewXone, a search-ce...

Euromoney TRADEDATA today announced the launch of ViewXone a cloud based service for exchange and reference data. ViewXone offers instant access to hi...

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Euromoney TRADEDATA partners with UK fintech ipushpull to create on-demand ‘Data-as-a-Service’
Insurance

Euromoney TRADEDATA partners with UK fintech ipushpull to create on-demand ‘Data-as-a-Service’

2y | By Mark Woolfenden, Managing Director

Euromoney TRADEDATA partners with UK fintech ipush...

Euromoney TRADEDATA is pleased to announce a strategic partnership with ipushpull, a powerful data sharing and workflow platform. Euromoney TRADEDATA ...

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Euromoney TRADEDATA adds futures and options reference data and joins the BT Radianz Cloud
Insurance

Euromoney TRADEDATA adds futures and options reference data and joins the BT Radianz Cloud

2y | By Mark Woolfenden, Managing Director

Euromoney TRADEDATA adds futures and options refer...

London, 15th October 2019 – Euromoney TRADEDATA is pleased to announce it has joined the BT Radianz Cloud, one of the world’s largest secu...

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It’s a bot’s life
Insurance

It’s a bot’s life

2y | By Mark Woolfenden, Managing Director

It’s a bot’s life

The LED flickered then glowed, casting its green shadow onto the dust of the worn printed circuit board, known simply as Motherboard. A feint click ha...

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Euromoney TRADEDATA Joins FinTech Sandbox as Data Partner to Promote Innovation in Financial Technology and Services
Insurance

Euromoney TRADEDATA Joins FinTech Sandbox as Data Partner to Promote Innovation in Financial Technology and Services

3y | By Mark Woolfenden, Managing Director

Euromoney TRADEDATA Joins FinTech Sandbox as Data ...

Boston, MA & London, UK – March 5, 2019 – FinTech Sandbox is pleased to announce today a partnership with Euromoney TRADEDATA, a leade...

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The UIs have it
Asset management

The UIs have it

3y | By Mark Woolfenden, Managing Director

The UIs have it

Ever since early cave dwellers painted a visualisation of the world around them, humans have had a fundamental need to socialise and communicate with ...

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Euromoney TRADEDATA gains ISO 9001(2015) quality management accreditation
Insurance

Euromoney TRADEDATA gains ISO 9001(2015) quality management accreditation

3y | By Mark Woolfenden, Managing Director

Euromoney TRADEDATA gains ISO 9001(2015) quality m...

Euromoney TRADEDATA is pleased to announce it has passed a two stage audit assessment, carried out by the British Standards Institute (BSI), to become...

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Lessons from Terminator: Who do we trust to set the AI standards?
Trading & brokering

Lessons from Terminator: Who do we trust to set the AI standards?

3y | By Mark Woolfenden, Managing Director

Lessons from Terminator: Who do we trust to set th...

Mention the words artificial intelligence or machine learning and what uncontrollably springs to mind is the fictional endoskeletal, red-eyed Terminat...

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CUSIP Global Services partnership with Euromoney TRADEDATA Brings North American Exchanges’ Options on Futures Products into CUSIP Numbering System
Insurance

CUSIP Global Services partnership with Euromoney TRADEDATA Brings North American Exchanges’ Options on Futures Products into CUSIP Numbering System

3y | By Mark Woolfenden, Managing Director

CUSIP Global Services partnership with Euromoney T...

CUSIP Global Services (CGS) today announced the expansion of its CUSIP Options service to now include futures and options on futures for the North Ame...

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Euromoney TRADEDATA launches TRADEDATA Central
Insurance

Euromoney TRADEDATA launches TRADEDATA Central

3y | By Mark Woolfenden, Managing Director

Euromoney TRADEDATA launches TRADEDATA Central

Euromoney TRADEDATA confirmed the launch of TRADEDATA Central, its cloud-based platform to boost distribution of golden source futures and options con...

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The rise and rise of APIs
Insurance

The rise and rise of APIs

3y | By Mark Woolfenden, Managing Director

The rise and rise of APIs

Much has been written about the role of application programmable interfaces or APIs, which are in ubiquitous use these days, although mention APIs to ...

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New dog, old tricks: data management in the cloud
Banking

New dog, old tricks: data management in the cloud

3y | By Mark Woolfenden, Managing Director

New dog, old tricks: data management in the cloud

Every cloud has a silver lining, at least that's what our elders drummed into us, an early example of expectation management and how to deal with ...

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Best of both worlds: Utility or futility as fintech advances?
Insurance

Best of both worlds: Utility or futility as fintech advances?

4y | By Mark Woolfenden, Managing Director

Best of both worlds: Utility or futility as fintec...

The dictionary entry for the word Utility defines it as a 'the state of being useful, profitable, or beneficial', but delivering all three in ...

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The data forensics of regulatory investigation
Insurance

The data forensics of regulatory investigation

4y | By Mark Woolfenden, Managing Director

The data forensics of regulatory investigation

From our armchair viewing, we are all used to the themes of the more popular forensic TV series applying science with creative thinking processes, som...

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The countdown to MiFID II: Born on the 3rd Jan?
Asset management

The countdown to MiFID II: Born on the 3rd Jan?

4y | By Mark Woolfenden, Managing Director

The countdown to MiFID II: Born on the 3rd Jan?

As the peal of the 2018 New Year’s Day bells fade away, spare a thought for all those MiFIDians, for whom the seasonal break was shorter than us...

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Aiis to the Right: Down but not out after MiFID II
Asset management

Aiis to the Right: Down but not out after MiFID II

4y | By Mark Woolfenden, Managing Director

Aiis to the Right: Down but not out after MiFID II

Reg data transformation and history Down… Despite the majority of the industry’s practitioners’ opinion that the proven Aii is bein...

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The must have 2015 CFI Code for MiFID II
Asset management

The must have 2015 CFI Code for MiFID II

4y | By Mark Woolfenden, Managing Director

The must have 2015 CFI Code for MiFID II

Not just here and now, but now and then Reg data transformation and history Here and now… EMIR reporting for listed derivatives required the us...

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How AI and automation are changing the insurance industry
Insurance

How AI and automation are changing the insurance industry

4y | By Mark Boulton, Insurance Sector Lead

How AI and automation are changing the insurance i...

Average car insurance premiums have gone up by 11 percent in the past year, according to recent data from the Association of British Insurers (ABI). I...

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Regulatory milestones: How the countdown to 2018 and MiFID II has already begun
Asset management

Regulatory milestones: How the countdown to 2018 and MiFID II has already begun

4y | By Mark Woolfenden, Managing Director

Regulatory milestones: How the countdown to 2018 a...

This feels nothing like the time before MiFID I went live, but in essence it is a similar upgrade to instrument reference data as it was then. In the ...

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Euromoney TRADEDATA integrates Thomson Reuters DataScopePlus to drive intraday services 
Insurance

Euromoney TRADEDATA integrates Thomson Reuters DataScopePlus to drive intraday services 

5y | By Mark Woolfenden, Managing Director

Euromoney TRADEDATA integrates Thomson Reuters Dat...

Euromoney TRADEDATA today announced the successful integration into its live production of Thomson Reuters DataScopePlus data feed, which provides int...

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Euromoney TRADEDATA launches new intraday reference data service with 24/5 data and 24/7 IT support
Insurance

Euromoney TRADEDATA launches new intraday reference data service with 24/5 data and 24/7 IT support

5y | By Mark Woolfenden, Managing Director

Euromoney TRADEDATA launches new intraday referenc...

Euromoney TRADEDATA at the opening of FIA Boca 2017, announced the launch of its new intraday reference data service for global futures, opt...

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SymbaaS: Symbology as a Service
Banking

SymbaaS: Symbology as a Service

5y | By Mark Woolfenden, Managing Director

SymbaaS: Symbology as a Service

For small to medium investment firms, cost-effective access to market data sources enjoyed by major international banks, prior to on-demand innovation...

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8 out of 10 Data Users Can’t Be Wrong, Can They?
Insurance

8 out of 10 Data Users Can’t Be Wrong, Can They?

5y | By Mark Woolfenden, Managing Director

8 out of 10 Data Users Can’t Be Wrong, Can They?

The force of the community data model applied to reference data is consistent and progressive but at times supercharged in its reaction to fundamental...

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Euromoney TRADEDATA Readies Clients for MiFID II Transaction Reporting
Trading & brokering

Euromoney TRADEDATA Readies Clients for MiFID II Transaction Reporting

6y | By Mark Woolfenden, Managing Director

Euromoney TRADEDATA Readies Clients for MiFID II T...

Euromoney TRADEDATA today announced an upgrade to its Xymbology service for MiFID II symbology in advance of the critical, mandatory transaction repor...

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