David Schwimmer

Member, CNAS Board of Directors

CEO, London Stock Exchange Group

David Schwimmer is CEO of London Stock Exchange Group and a member of the Board of LSEG plc. Prior to joining the Group in August 2018, he spent twenty years at Goldman Sachs. He started in 1998 in the Financial Institutions Group, covering Market Structure, Brokerage and Trading until 2005. He was then selected to serve as Chief of Staff to Lloyd Blankfein, who was then President and COO of Goldman Sachs from 2005-06. After that role, he moved to Moscow for three years as Co-Head of Goldman Sachs’ business for Russia/CIS from 2006-2009. He returned to the US to be Head of Metals and Mining in North America from 2010-11 and then led the Group globally for seven years from 2011-2018. He was made a Partner in 2012. In 2017, in addition to his Global Head of Metals & Mining, he was appointed Global Head of Market Structure. Prior to joining Goldman, he practiced law at Davis Polk & Wardwell. He holds a B.A. from Yale University, and post graduate degrees in law (JD) and international affairs (MALD) from Harvard University and The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, respectively.

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