Mark Ibbotson

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Mark Ibbotson
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Occupation Non-executive chairman
Employer G.H. Financials
Location London

Mark Ibbotson is the non-executive chairman of G.H. Financials.

He previously served as GH Financials' CEO from October 2013 to February 2018, and was succeeded by Mark Phelps.[1]

Ibbotson was appointed non-executive chairman of G. H. Financials effective April 2, 2018, succeeding Duncan Paterson.

He was previously co-CEO of NYSE Liffe, sharing the position with Finbarr Hutcheson. He departed in August 2013.[2] [3] Hutcheson and Ibbotson were named to the position on July 9, 2012, replacing Garry Jones, who resigned as CEO of Liffe in June 2012.[4]

As co-CEO of Liffe, Ibbotson was responsible for exchange trading, clearing and regulation. He was also global head of clearing at NYSE Euronext.


Ibbotson worked for Liffe for 23 years, in such roles as market secretariat, director of regulatory development and chief operating officer, before being named co-CEO in July 2012.[5]


Ibbotson has a law degree from the University of Nottingham and an MBA from Bradford University.


  1. Mark Ibbotson named head of UK clearing group GH Financials. Financial Times.
  2. Mark Ibbotson departs as co-chief of NYSE Liffe after 20 years. The Financial Times.
  3. NYSE Euronext restructures leadership team in London. Hedgeweek.
  4. NYSE appoints new Liffe chiefs. Financial News.
  5. Liffe hires Ian Chicken from Icap. FOW.
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