Peter Hiom has been Deputy Chief Executive Officer of ASX since April 2010. He is responsible for the development of all ASX businesses: Listings and Issuer Services, Trading Services, Derivatives and OTC Markets, and Equity Post-Trade Services – including ASX’s development of distributed ledger technology to replace CHESS. Peter has a deep understanding of market structure, business processes, sales, product development, distribution and the application of technology in capital markets. He joined ASX in July 2006 following the merger of the Australian Stock Exchange and SFE Corporation where he had responsibility for the business development of the Sydney Futures Exchange and Austraclear. As part of his role, Peter is a director of Yieldbroker, Australia’s leading electronic fixed income trading platform, and also of Digital Asset, a New York based global leader in the provision of distributed ledger technology to regulated financial institutions. Prior to moving to Australia, Peter worked for the London International Financial Futures Exchange, where he held a number of management roles within the Business Development and Information Technology divisions.