Gareth Parker

Gareth Parker is Chairman and Chief Indexing Officer of index calculation and regulatory service provider Moorgate Benchmarks Ltd, and is responsible for its governance, regulatory and research functions. Gareth was one of the four founding staff of FTSE, and its Head of Index Research, Design and Development. He has held senior roles at S&P, Russell Indexes, IPD and FTSE Russell, and across his career has been responsible for the creation or management of some of the world’s best-known indices, including the FTSE UK Series, FTSE4Good, S&P Smart Beta Indices and IPD Property Indices, as well as for many domestic indices, including the primary Greek, Cypriot and Belgian indices. Gareth is an acknowledged expert in the application of the various global index / benchmark regulations, has assisted various clients with applications under the EU BMR, and serves as member of many index governance and regulatory committees, including current positions chairing the Skytra (Airbus) and ROBO Global Oversight Functions, the Cboe Europe Index Advisory Committee and the Moorgate Benchmarks Index Management Committee.