About Pierpoint Consulting

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About Pierpoint

Securities Finance Experts

Securities finance has many nuances and layers of complexity.  Clients leverage our “Insider’s Knowledge” to achieve their business objectives.

Pierpoint Financial Consulting is a dynamic consultancy laser-focused on securities lending, collateral management and all aspects of securities finance.  Our team, comprising seasoned market leaders drawn from the across the entire securities finance ecosystem, delivers solutions to a wide spectrum of clients including buy-side institutions, sell-side firms, infrastructure providers and vendors.

We are a results-oriented, independent firm bringing unrivaled business expertise to help our clients achieve success in this complex, challenging and fast-changing space.  We assist clients across the business – from front to back office, including strategy formulation, governance, trading, technology and operations.

Securities Finance Experts


Securities Finance Experts
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Roy Zimmerhansl

Practice Lead

Roy Zimmerhansl is a recognised expert in securities finance and collateral management with a strong custody and clearing background. Roy has a track record of success, leading businesses at agent banks, in prime brokerage, collateral trading and fintech, both in start-up mode and revitalising stale enterprises

+44 736 646 7127

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John Arnesen

Consulting Lead

John Arnesen has been directly involved in securities finance for 28 years. He has managed the growth of the European businesses at one of the world's leading US global custodians, an ICSD based in Luxembourg and as Global head of Agency Lending for a leading French bank with trading desks in Australia, New York and London.

+44 777 092 1614

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Zafirah Jeetoo

Training & Education Partner

ZJ is known for her expertise in designing, delivering and administering training in the financial services sector.
She has worked in financial services for more than twelve years implementing successful training initiatives for international banking, financial and fintech organisations large and small.

+44 208 241 9142

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Andy Stephenson

Practice Manager

Andy Stephenson brings 15 years' experience in consulting - a corporate tax attorney and part of the executive team of a leading global practice and later running a specialist practice delivering a broad range of services to institutional asset owners, asset managers and global custodians.

+44 207 362 300

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Andrew Howieson

Research Lead

Andrew Howieson is an independent consultant based in London and Strasbourg, with more than 30 years in global capital markets. Andrew's experience in securities lending includes his tenure as Managing Director of eSecLending Europe Ltd, additionally co-authoring two white papers on the introduction of CCPs in Securities Lending and on ETF Liquidity and Securities Finance.

+44 208 241 9142

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61 Ditton Road

Surbiton, Surrey


United Kingdom


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