Greenwich Associates announced the hiring of Kevin McPartland as principal to lead a new market structure and technology advisory service.

McPartland joins Greenwich Associates from Blackrock, where he was a director in the Electronic Trading and Market Structure group. Prior to joining Blackrock, he was a principal at TABB Group, where he founded and led the firm’s Fixed Income research practice. Kevin also spent time at JPMorgan, UBS and Deutsche Bank in varying capacities.

“Building on Greenwich Associates research and consulting capabilities across the financial service industry, this new initiative helps clients navigate changes in market structure driven by regulatory, economic and behavioral shifts,” says Dan Connell, managing director of Greenwich Associates Information Services business. “Kevin’s experience and knowledge will play a key role in this effort.”

McPartland has previously testified before the Senate Banking Committee and Commodity Futures Trading Commission on OTC derivatives reform. In addition, he presented his research findings at scores of industry gatherings and has been interviewed and quoted frequently in media outlets including the Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, The Economist, Bloomberg News, NPR and CNBC.

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