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.