Finbarr Hutcheson

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Finbarr Hutcheson
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Occupation CEO
Employer Leargas Ltd.
Location London
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Finbarr Hutcheson is a London-based derivatives executive who is CEO of Leargas Ltd. He was previously president of ICE Benchmark Administration, the renamed NYSE Euronext Rate Administration business, which won the contract to run the LIBOR benchmark rate calculation process, from October 2017 to December 2020. [1]

He also was previously CEO of NYSE Liffe but was switched to the new position after the InterContinental Exchange acquired NYSE Euronext, NYSE Liffe's parent company. [2] He and Mark Ibbotson were named co-CEOs on July 9, 2012, replacing Garry Jones, who resigned as CEO of Liffe in June 2012.[3]

On August 29, 2013, Liffe announced that Ibbotson had left the firm and that Hutcheson had been named sole CEO. [4]

In August 2021, Hutcheson also became a strategic advisor to Coinbase and a non-executive director at Mash Up Group. [5]


Hutcheson served as executive vice president and global head of OTC services at NYSE Liffe started in 2011. Before joining the firm, he spent 15 years at Goldman Sachs, where he managed global business development within the Goldman's futures services segment. He began his career in the operations division of Fimat International Banque (now known as Newedge).

He also served for eight years on the board of the Futures and Options Association.


Hutcheson holds a bachelor of arts degree from Trinity College, Dublin.

John Lothian News Interview[edit]

Finbarr Hutcheson of NYSE Liffe on Libor and Regulation in the EU
Finbarr Hutcheson is the head of the company's fixed income, currencies and commodities products and co-CEO of NYSE Liffe along with Mark Ibbotson. Hutcheson recently visited the John Lothian News office and shared his thoughts on challenges the industry is facing, including the Libor situation and the outlook for regulation in the EU. He also hinted at some of the new initiatives – public and not yet released – that have been taking up his time.[6]

Hutcheson, currently the president of ICE Benchmark Administration (IBA), will be taking over ICE Clear Europe later in 2017 when Paul Swann retires.


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