Managing Director, International Business
David Wood is the Managing Director of Luma Financial Technologies international business and is responsible for driving the business growth outside of the home US market.
As a well-known industry expert among global financial institutions, David has been leading the digital transformation of businesses for over 20 years. He has driven the innovation and development of a number of leading structured products platform businesses for major investment banks, and launched award-winning digital platforms used by wealth managers on across the globe.
Prior to joining Luma, David worked as a strategic advisor to banks, wealth managers, private equity, and technology companies, supporting them with their digital business strategies, product innovation plans, process automation and technology transformation activities.
David has 18 years’ experience in investment banking, serving as managing director at Société Générale where he led the electronic business unit for equity derivatives and structured products, and Barclays, as managing director responsible for the electronic and listed solutions business for cross asset structured products.
David has been at the forefront of structured product multi-dealer platform developments and was instrumental in the inception of the Asian structured product platform Contineo, having previously served as a board member and chairman.
David is involved with a number of charities and is currently vice chairman for Jersey Citizens Advice.