Tim Grant is the Founder and CEO of DrumG Financial Technologies.
Tim was formerly Global Head of Business Development for R3 and is responsible for sales, sales engineering/pre-sales, investor relations and client relationship management for all R3 products and services. Prior to this Tim was CEO of the R3 Lab and Research Center which is focused on bringing global financial institutions, established and startup technology companies, regulators and central banks together in a unique virtual and physical environment where new distributed ledger technologies and methodologies could be researched, evaluated and accelerated towards production.
Prior to joining R3 Tim was a Managing Director at UBS O’Connor, a $6bn multi-strategy hedge fund, where he was Head of Quantitative Research, Head of Technology and was involved in investing in
financial technology. Before this Tim was a Managing Director at Benchmark Solutions, a Warburg Pincus backed Fintech startup. Prior to that Tim was a Managing Director at UBS AG in various positions including reporting directly to the Group Executive Board during the global financial crisis as well as running the UBS Delta Americas portfolio solutions business within UBS Investment Bank.
Tim has an MA in Materials Science and Metallurgy (First Class) from the Trinity Hall at the University of Cambridge and an MSc in Financial Engineering (Distinction) from the Birkbeck College at the University of London.