Cephalus Consulting is the trading vehicle for services provided on an individual basis by Tim Rhodes.
Tim read engineering and graduated with Bachelors and Doctoral degrees in 1970, followed by business school where he gained a Masters degree in 1971. He is a Chartered Engineer, a Chartered IT Professional and a Member of the British Computer Society. After a short period with an engineering company he was a founder of Coexis Limited in 1973, becoming Managing Director in 1976, a position he held until his partial retirement in 2006. He retired fully in March 2008.
He has spent the whole of his professional career in the software industry, the last 36 of which have been in the Investment Banking sector, managing the conception, creation, marketing and delivery of applications focusing on Capital Markets. He has in depth experience in the delivery of mission critical core transaction systems for post execution securities trade settlement, but has also been involved with trading systems (especially arbitrage), mutual fund processing and analytical accounting.
At Coexis he conceived and drove through to delivery a leading securities transaction product (Syn~), now owned by Australian Company GBST Holdings Limited.
He is a non-executive director of Serisys Solutions Limited, a Hong Kong based financial services company, and of Canary Software Limited, which is a vehicle for holding software intellectual property assets. He is active in charity support, latterly with the Industry and Parliament Trust and the Amber Foundation. He is also a moderator for the British Computer Society IT Industry Awards.
Tim is a Freeman of the City of London, and a Liveryman of the Worshipful Company of Information Technologists.
His leisure interests are travel, making music, and post 17th century European Art.
Tim can be contacted at tim.rhodes@(remove_this)cephalus.org.uk