WealthKernel names Brian Schwieger as new board chair and non-exec director
UK-based digital investment infrastructure provider WealthKernel has appointed Brian Schwieger as its new chair of the board and non-executive director.
As chair, the wealthtech says Schwieger will offer up “guidance and expertise” drawn from his “deep knowledge” of the financial services industry as the firm looks to expand further into capital markets.
Schwieger was previously global head of equities and ETF trading at the London Stock Exchange (LSE).
At the LSE, he chaired the organisation’s Brexit working group, oversaw large-scale reviews and upgrades to its trading platform and negotiated a trading link between the LSE and the Shanghai Stock Exchange.
Prior to joining the LSE, Schwieger was managing director and head of electronic trading at Bank of America Merrill Lynch.
Founded in 2015 and based in London, UK, WealthKernel offers investment infrastructure for companies looking to offer digital investment services. Its API manages services including client onboarding, trading and custody. It is regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).