As Chief Operating Officer at Trade Informatics since 2007, Allan is responsible for all compliance and regulatory matters as well as the day-to-day operational and financial management at the trading analytics firm. Allan has worked in the securities industry since 1985, first as a Specialist Trading Assistant on the NYSE trading floor and later as an NYSE independent floor broker until 2006. Allan was also the CCO, CFO and FINOP with the floor based direct access broker Safir Securities, focusing on institutional agency execution. Allan has additional experience as an Institutional Sales Trader in global equities and fixed income with Friemark Blair & Co. and Chief Compliance Officer at Bear Hunter Structured Products/Bear Wagner Specialists, the Bear Stearns NYSE specialist operations. Allan earned his Bachelor Degree and MBA in Finance and Statistics from the Stern School of Business at New York University.