Owain Self is Global Head of Execution Services and responsible for overseeing global execution trading teams, partners with the equity portfolio managers on execution strategies, and manages relationships with the Firm’s primary counterparties. In addition, he is responsible for driving the electronic execution infrastructure strategy and enhancing the Firm’s global market connectivity platform.
Prior to joining Millennium in 2014, Owain was with UBS for 14 years, most recently as a Managing Director, Global Head of Electronic Trading, where he was responsible for all aspects of the electronic execution business for equities cash, futures, and options. He started as a trader at UBS in 2000, initially covering European cash and derivatives for four years, before starting the algorithmic trading desk, which focused on automating UBS’ execution efforts in Europe. Beginning in 2007, he held various positions as a Managing Director at UBS, including Co-Head of European Automated Trading, Global Head of Algorithmic Trading, and Global Head of Direct Execution. Prior to joining UBS, he was a European and emerging market equity trader at Daiwa Securities.