Christian Fauvelais – Co-Founder and Director
Christian co-founded RIMES Technologies Corporation in 1996 in New York City. Previously he was Managing Director, Global Investment division at Bankers Trust between 1991 and 1995. Christian has a PhD in Finance from NYU Stern, gained in 1988.
Donal Smith – Chairman of the Board
Donal Smith joined the Board of RIMES in April 2020. He is Executive Chairman of Credit Benchmark, Chairman of PIRUM Ltd and a non-executive director of Web Financial Group. Prior to co-founding Credit Benchmark, Donal was CEO of Data Explorers (acquired by IHS Markit in April 2012) and Chairman of BISAM (acquired by FactSet in 2017). Previously he held roles at Thomson Reuters including CEO of Thomson Financial’s businesses in Europe and Asia. Donal has also served as CEO of FT.com and Director of Electronic Publishing for the Financial Times Group.
Anna Ewing – Director
Anna Ewing joined the Board of RIMES in January 2021. She is also a Board member of Financeware LLC, Orchid Insurance and previously was a Non-Executive Director with NEX Group plc. Prior to this, Anna was the CIO of Nasdaq and has established multiple industry-leading business units at CIBC and Merill Lynch. In addition to her work in technology, Anna supports women entrepreneurs as a mentor and angel investor with Astia Angels; serves on the New York Hall of Science, Board of Trustees to support STEM education for K-12 students; and is a Board member of the Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center in San Francisco.
Robert Jeanbart – Director
Robert Jeanbart, an EQT Advisor, joined the Board of RIMES in April 2020. Prior to this, he was the CEO of SIX Financial Information since June 2014 where he drove a major and sustainable operational and business transformation, supported by innovation and new business development. Robert has 33 years of international management experience and proven expertise in various areas of the financial information business. He held senior management positions at SunGard (now FIS) and Reuters (now Refinitiv). Robert holds a Master of Sciences degree in Electrical Engineering from the Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL).
Robert Maclean – Director
Robert Maclean, a Partner at EQT Partners, joined the Board of RIMES in March 2020. Prior to joining EQT, Robert was a Principal at Francisco Partners, focused on growth and buy-out investments in the software, fintech, payments and data information services sectors. Prior to Francisco Partners, Robert worked at Englefield Capital. Robert started his career at Goldman Sachs as part of the TMT team. Robert holds an MEng in Engineering Science from the University of Oxford.
Victor Englesson – Director
Victor Englesson, a Partner at EQT Partners, joined the Board of RIMES in March 2020. Prior to joining EQT, Victor worked at Tele2 AB in Stockholm as Executive Trainee. He has also worked at Credit Suisse in the European Energy Group, Investment Banking Division, London. Victor holds a M.Sc. degree in Industrial Engineering and Management from The Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm.