Kirston serves as Head of Risk, Regulatory And Market Strategy for MarkitSERV, the largest global service for processing OTC derivatives trades. He was previously Co-Head of Product Management at MarkitSERV and responsible for its global cross-asset, real-time public and regulatory transaction reporting service launched in 2011 as well as leading product management for IHS Markit’s MiFID II services.
Prior to joining the firm in 2009, Kirston served as Director of Business Development at DTCC Deriv/SERV LLC, a subsidiary of the Depository Trust and Clearing Corporation (DTCC). Earlier in his career, he worked at Barclays Capital where he held various roles in OTC derivatives. Kirston holds a BSc in economics from the University of Manchester.