Mark Butterworth

Mark Butterworth

Head of EMEA Equity Trading

Dimensional Fund Advisors

Mark Butterworth is Dimensional’s Head of EMEA Equity Trading, As well as the day-to-day trading of equities, foreign exchange and derivatives for Dimensional’s equity funds, Mark’s responsibilities also include sitting on the Investment Committee, working with Dimensional’s clients on implementation education, helping to manage the firm’s external relationships and working with his global peers to improve and enhance the firm’s trading systems and processes.

Mark started his career in London in 1998 working for a small hedge fund, initially in IT and later trading. He joined Barclays Global Investors in 2000 and spent 12 years on the trading team through the BlackRock takeover in 2009. As a director on the EMEA equity trading team at BlackRock he specialized in trading for its Systematic Active Equity (SAE) funds and hedge funds and his responsibilities included electronic-trading development, broker relationships, and trading strategy and development. Mark joined Dimensional in 2012.

Mark holds an Honours degree in Computer Systems Engineering from Warwick University and is a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment (CISI).