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Mosaic Smart Data appoints FICC expert Gareth Evans as Chief Product Officer

Evans joins from UBS to further develop Mosaic’s data analytics software and help banks accelerate digitisation.

London, 20 July 2022:

Mosaic Smart Data (Mosaic), the real-time capital markets data analytics company, has appointed fixed income, currencies and commodities (FICC) expert Gareth Evans as Chief Product Officer.

In his new role, Gareth will be responsible for continuing to shape the strategic product direction of Mosaic’s innovative, data-driven tools. Its technology has already helped some of the world’s leading investment banks to optimise their FICC sales and trading performance and set a new standard for the industry.

Gareth is a seasoned financial technology expert, with almost two decades of industry experience across the front-to-back capital markets landscape. He joins Mosaic from UBS where he led the product management team for the Investment Banks Distribution and Sales platforms, delivered through UBS Neo, the bank’s cross-asset electronic trading platform.

Gareth has also previously held roles at Deutsche Bank, where he was European Head of Credit and Rates Technology, and at Morgan Stanley, where he was a senior software developer within the fixed income electronic trading team.

“I’m delighted to join Mosaic at a time when banks are urgently seeking technology solutions that deliver tangible business improvements,” said Gareth. “For banks in the FICC space, the ability to digitise effectively hinges on being able to harness the growing amount of market and transaction data at their disposal. Mosaic has been custom-built for this specific purpose and I look forward to helping drive its continued adoption by investment banks across the globe.”

Matthew Hodgson, CEO and founder of Mosaic Smart Data, said: “Gareth’s expertise at the intersection of FICC and financial technology is a perfect fit for Mosaic and our customers. We are seeing growing demand for our technology as FICC trading banks prioritise productivity, efficiency and increased speed to market in this challenging operating environment. Gareth’s experience is a great asset to the team as we continue to help banks achieve these goals by applying advanced AI and machine learning technology to extract actionable insight from their data.”