Get to know us by learning about the people who make RIMES distinctive. Every member of our leadership team has a proven track record of excellence in their field and is committed to delivering our long term goals. Explore their roles and biographies.
Matthew Bagley – Chief Financial Officer
Matthew joined RIMES in 2020 as Chief Financial Officer bringing extensive private equity, finance and operational experience in growing, transforming and scaling fintech, software and data services companies. Prior to joining RIMES he was Chief Financial Officer of private equity backed eFront where he managed the LBO sale to Bridgepoint for €300 million in 2015 and subsequently managed the sale of eFront again to Blackrock for $1.5 billion in 2019. Matthew is a qualified accountant trained at PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Andrew Barnett – Global Head of Product Strategy
Andrew joined RIMES in 2019 having held a range of product, sales and data roles for companies including Charles River Development, Aviva/Friends Life Investments and IHS Markit/Cadis. Andrew joins RIMES from Legal & General Investment Management, where he held the position of Chief Data Officer. Andrew is a finance, commercial law and international business graduate from Auckland University (NZ), and a CFA Institute Analyst.
John Farris – EVP, Head of Sales, Americas
John joined RIMES in 2009 as Head of Sales for the Americas bringing over 20 years of financial services sales and leadership experience. Previously, he was VP Sales, Portfolio and Index Services division of Standard & Poor’s and SVP at Brandywine Global Investment Management, a subsidiary of Legg Mason, where he led their business development efforts for the Quantitative Equity Group. John holds a MBA in Finance and a BS in Computer Science from La Salle University.
Alessandro Ferrari – Chief Marketing Officer
Alessandro joined RIMES in 2007 and heads up marketing outreach for RIMES across all regions, including online & offline, social, market research and events. A financial technology marketing specialist, his resume’ includes time spent at NASDAQ, Thomson Reuters, and Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC. Alessandro is a graduate of IFOA Business Management School in Italy.
Douglas Garrity – Chief Data Officer & Director
Doug joined RIMES in 2001 as Chief Data Officer, prior to which he was Global Head of USD Swaps, RBS Capital Markets (2000-2001) and Global Head of Interest Rate Options, NatWest Markets (1997-2000). Doug has a PhD in Chemical Physics, from Columbia University.
Nick Gorman – Global Head of IT and Security
Nick joined RIMES in 2018 as Head of IT and Security, bringing over 25 years of IT Leadership to his position at RIMES. Prior to joining RIMES, Nick spent much of his career as an Executive IT Director for a number of large enterprises in Financial Services, Construction and Software Development organisations . During his career, Nick has gained a wealth of experience in developing architectural roadmaps and world class infrastructural solutions that help maximise the Customer experience and address some of the complex data challenges in today’s markets.
Renaud Larzilliere – Chief Technology Officer
Renaud heads R&D and oversees local sales and support functions at Paris France, applying over 20 years of experience in software engineering to further develop the suite of RIMES’ services. Previously, he was Senior Project Manager at SAP Business Objects. As an early adopter, he successfully introduced Agile, Scrum-based practices for one of the many projects he managed. Renaud is a graduate from École Nationale Supérieure des Mines de St-Étienne and is PMP certified.
Shaun Mirams – EVP, Global Head of Business Transformation
Shaun is an experienced data strategy and business architecture consultant, specializing in data and service solutions for long term strategies. At RIMES, he heads up Business Transformation which provides solution and service design consulting and change management services to Clients and internal stakeholders. Previous roles include time at HSBC, where Shaun was Global Chief Business Data Architect.
Mitesh Modi – Global Head of HR and Business Services
Mitesh joined RIMES in 2010 as Chief Operating Officer and subsequently, Chief Financial Officer. He was COO and CFO at NewFinance Capital Asset Management during 2007-2010, and was ED, Global Investment Group and Head of Product Services at Morgan Stanley (1998-2006). Before that he was MD, Investment Administration at Merrill Lynch. Mitesh is a Chartered Accountant (UK) and holds a Bachelor of Economics and Accountancy degree from City University London.
Diarmuid O’Donovan – Chief Operating Officer
Diarmuid joined RIMES in 2017 having spent his entire career within the securities services and asset management industry, most recently at Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM), where in his role as Chief Data Officer he was responsible for delivering an enterprise-wide information management capability. Prior to working at LGIM, Diarmuid was Global Head of Data at UBS Asset Management where he was a senior member of the middle and back office management team responsible for pricing, benchmarks, corporate actions and data management. He has also held several senior roles during a 10-year career at JPMorgan.
Ewan Scott – Head of Sales, EMEA & APAC
Ewan joined RIMES in 2018 as Head of Sales for EMEA & APAC, bringing over 15 years of financial software sales experience to his position at RIMES. Prior to joining RIMES, Ewan spent 8 years at IHS Markit; three of which were spent as the company’s Head of Sales EMEA for its Enterprise Data Management offering. During his career, Ewan has gained a wealth of experience in helping global financial sector companies address their data management challenges.