Rebecca Healey

Rebecca Healey, Co-Chair EMEA Regional Committee & EMEA Regulatory Subcommittee, FIX Trading Community, Founder, Redlap Consulting

Rebecca is considered to be a leading industry voice on market structure, regulatory reform, and financial services technology. Writing research over the last decade, Rebecca has authored a plethora of qualitative reports and commentaries covering the impact of market regulation on all asset classes, the impact of the rise of fintech in capital markets, as well as the impact of the move to ESG and sustainability in asset management; focusing on how technology can help address current challenges, improving capital markets both for participants and investors.

Widely quoted in the financial, business and trade media, she has appeared on TV and radio discussing ongoing changes in capital markets such as the Financial Times, The Economist, The Wall Street Journal, The Times, DeTelegraaf, Die Welt, Le Monde, Les Echos, CNBC TV, BBC and Bloomberg, among others. She has contributed to regulatory policy participating in a wide number of roundtables in the UK and Europe including providing evidence for the UK House of Lords review into electronic trading and is a member of ESMA’s Secondary Markets Standing Committee.

Prior to writing research since 2011, Rebecca held various positions at Bankers Trust, Goldman Sachs, and Credit Suisse, where she was instrumental in launching the successful AES product from its inception in 2002. She was the first electronic trader at Credit Suisse to be registered for all electronic European cash equity markets.  During this time Rebecca also set up Positive Risk, a forerunner of initiatives to educate women in financial planning.  Rebecca was based in the Middle East from 2008 to 2010, where she was employed by the British Embassy in Bahrain, successfully launching the UK Government’s financial services strategy in Bahrain. 

Rebecca holds a Bachelor of Arts degree with Honors in Spanish & Latin American History & Politics from the University of London.