John Lee

John Lee

Managing Director Europe - Publisher The Trade

John Lee is founder and publisher of The TRADE Limited, the London-based publisher of The TRADE, The TRADE Asia, The TRADETech Daily and daily news site He is responsible for the strategic direction of the company, maintaining its market leadership in the coverage of global equities trading, as well as driving new product development. As publisher of The TRADE and a member of the advisory board of TradeTech, John regularly chairs and speaks at industry conferences throughout Europe and Asia.

John is also co-founder of writing and research consultancy Information Partners, a wholly owned subsidiary of The TRADE, which produces Dialogue magazine and Sibos Issues on behalf of the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT).

Prior to this, John was a co-founder and publisher of GSCS Benchmarks, the leading European global custody title, and was also a co-founder and director of Financial-i, Global Transactions magazine and Capital Horizons, which focused on emerging markets investment. He has written for The FT and The Sunday Times, amongst others, and has authored and edited books on global custody and the UK financial services market.

John has a MSc. in international relations and has lectured in international economy at the London School of Economics.

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