Our Team

Kevin Houstoun, Chairman

Kevin has over 20 years’ experience of working within financial markets technology including Citigroup, HSBC, Thomson Reuters and NYSE. Having helped establish the FIX protocol in Europe, Kevin co-chaired the FPL Global Technical Committee and sat on the FPL Global Steering Committee. Most recently Kevin served as a lead expert on the UK Government’s reporting into “The future of computer based trading”” and currently serves as co-chair of the Towards Common Standards in the Financial Services Industry initiative that was set up by the UK government following this report.



Maria Netley, Sales Manager



Maria is an experienced, relationship-focused professional in the Electronic Trading community in Europe. Having worked for RBS, Credit Suisse, UBS, and the London Stock Exchange, Maria has extensive experience in both connectivity & algorithmic trading sales, and business management for equities & futures. She currently serves as Co-Chair of the European Regional Committee of FIX Protocol.


Darren Batsford, Sales Manager

Darren joins Rapid Addition after helping build the sales and operational side of Squawker, successfully launching an equity and convertible bond block trading platform for sell-side investment banks, regional brokers, market makers and proprietary desks. Prior to this, Darren worked as a specialist in algorithms and trading tools working alongside the sales teams at Bloomberg after having started his career as Senior Equity Trader on the Program Trading Desk with State Street.


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Monday, 11 April 2016

Rapid Addition Completes Integration of DET Technologies and Expands Sales team

11th April 2016, London: Rapid Addition, a leading provider of trading technology, has completed the integration of D...

Monday, 04 April 2016

Rapid Addition to showcase RA Hub and RA Monitor at Trade Tech Paris 2016

Following the acquisition of DET Technologies, the Rapid Addition team will be showcasing their new RA Hub and RA Mon...

Thursday, 08 October 2015

Rapid Addition acquires DET-Technologies to create ground breaking FIX offering

FIX offering Former BNP Paribas pair Petr Postulka and Jaromir Satanek, founders of DET Technologies, will also join ...

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