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Senior Strategist, Trader Education, E*TRADE Securities LLC
CME Group, Managing Director and Global Head of Equity Products and Alternative Investments.
Currently: Tim McCourt serves as CME Group’s Managing Director and Global Head of Equity Products and Alternative Investments. He is responsible for the development, execution and management of the company’s Equity Index growth strategy across a comprehensive suite of futures, options on futures, and cleared OTC solutions for key global benchmark indices. He also serves on the S&P Dow Jones Indices U.S. Advisory Panel.
Background: Before joining CME Group in 2013, McCourt worked for the Royal Bank of Scotland, where he was responsible for building and managing the Americas Index and Delta One trading book. Prior to RBS, he held a senior trading role with JPMorgan in New York, spending 10 years with the Equity Derivatives Group on the Equity Financing and Delta One trading desks.
Education: McCourt holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from Boston College and a MBA from The University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School.