Hi, I’m Lloyd Thompson, founder of VirtualDOO.
I am a people leader with a passion for problem solving.
It is my pleasure to help clients find more time for the things that they want to focus on.
I have spent over 20 years of service in the corporate world and I will be delighted to assist you.
My experience includes:
Growing an international banking development team from 15-30 to deliver on a number of huge multi-million dollar programmes including Open Banking and Tap & Pay.
Mentoring emerging leaders (both remotely and in-person) on automation, quality control processes and knowledge management.
Strong experience creating and reporting clear KPIs for performance with low attrition and high results.
Operating a Global team of 25 staff spanning Sydney, Manila, India, New York and London in supporting the development and platform stability of Credit and Prudential Capital Market systems.
Follow the sun operations model supported by an ever-growing strong knowledge management base, automation and technical leadership to achieve system selection, successfully planned go-lives, solution design and implementation.
Ownership of a platform (Enterprise Service Bus) that was the beating heart for an asset management business responsible for billions of dollars of investment.
Managing platform budgets, upgrades, numerous initiatives to improve reusability, stability and cost reduction. Project delivery of trading algorithms, adding new market data and applying new benchmarks to measure a hedge fund’s success. Creation of credit assessment tools to see if a customer is eligible to apply for a product.
Performing a software investigation into a Hedge Funds platform to speed up processing during peak load at the end of financial year.
Building a replica of the multi-system Hedge Funds platform and working with various teams to simulate the end of financial year peak load. Providing guidance to a steering committee for future systems investment.
Outside of business:
- Surfing is my passion.
- Meditate daily and have been doing Yoga for 10 years.
- I enjoy Latin Dancing.
- In 2008, a friend and I drove a 1984 Citroen 2CV from London to Mongolia.