Redefining the frontier of digital finance
Meet Laser Digital
Why we're different
Financial and crypto expertise
We’re constantly redefining the frontier of digital finance, developing new technologies, products, and ventures grounded in real market need.
Meet Our Leadership
Steve has over 35 years’ experience in the financial services sector, the last 13 of which have been with Nomura (where he served most recently as Senior Managing Director and Head of the Wholesale Division since 2017).
As Head of Wholesale, Steve sat on the Group Executive Management Board, overseeing the management of all sales and trading activities globally, as well as financing and advisory business across investment banking.
Prior to Nomura, Steve held several senior trading and risk management roles at both RBS and UBS. He also has been a Board Member of the Global Financial Markets Association (GFMA) since 2012—acting as Vice Chairman (2017-19) and more recently as Chairman (2019-22) — where he was a leading advocate on the development of climate finance initiatives, and the broader adoption and role of digital assets across the financial services industry.
Jez joined Nomura in 2018 as Chief Digital Officer & Co-head of Global Markets EMEA, where he was responsible for the development and execution of Nomura’s digital strategy and flow trading.
Prior to joining Nomura, Jez has over 20 years of financial services experience in macro trading: most recently at Brevan Howard, where he led the development of systematic trading capabilities with a focus on AI/ML.
Jez has a PhD in Process Systems Engineering and a Masters in Chemical Engineering from Imperial College, London, and over 10 publications in reputed international mathematical journals.
We combine crypto-native agility with institutional risk management practices, to empower the next era of global digital finance.
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