Duncan Ford

Job title 
Chief Operating Officer, Marshall Wace LLP
Background 

Duncan Ford is the Chief Operating Officer of the Marshall Wace group of companies. Duncan joined Marshall Wace at its inception in 1997 and is a founding partner of the firm. He is responsible for Operations, Legal and Compliance, Administration and Technology. He is a member of the firm’s Management and Operating committees.

From 1995, Duncan was an Associate Director at Deutsche Morgan Grenfell with responsibility for the day-to-day management of equity operations. Prior to this, he worked for Morgan Stanley covering equity operations, stock lending and structured products.

He served two terms as a member of the Board of the Managed Funds Association (“MFA”), stepping down in September 2018.  Duncan holds a Bachelor of Law degree from the University of Leeds.