GMG Europe Profiles

  • Don Harrington, Partner, GMG Europe, Head of Capital Markets Practice

    Don Harrington has been in financial services since 1972. Until 1982 he worked as an IT developer in banking and at the Stock Exchange. He led a number of major projects at the Stock Exchange, Morgan Grenfell, and Barings, and was a contributor to the Taurus/Crest initiative.

    In 1993 he joined Barclays to develop and lead an investment administration business for their custody division. In 1996 he transferred with the business to Morgan Stanley and, after leading the EMU initiative for the Morgan Stanley Trust Company, he led the operations and controller support groups for the Equity Financing and Delta 1 businesses. During this period Don was a participant in market developments such as the Equilend initiative in Stock Lending.

    In 2006 he joined Citi and was Global Head of Operations for the Prime Finance business. In 2007 Don assumed the role of Head of Securities Operations (EMEA) for all cash securities for Citigroup Global Markets and led a number of major re-engineering and outsourcing initiatives.

    Since joining Gartland and Mellina Group Don has led a number of major industry level consulting engagements as well as leading the marketing of some of GMG Partner products.

    He has been a Board Director of SIFMA/ESSF. He is a Member of the Chartered Securities Institute (MCSI); a Chartered IT Professional (CITP) and a Member of the British Computer Society (MBCS).


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