Rick Grove is a Partner and the Chief Executive Officer of Rutter Associates LLC, the New York based financial markets risk management consulting firm. Mr. Grove has spent over 25 years working in the financial markets, as both an investment banker and a lawyer. From 1997 to 2001, he was the CEO of the International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA). Following ISDA and before joining Rutter Associates, Mr. Grove was a Managing Director at Bank of America, co-managing the Global Commodity Derivatives Group. Prior to joining ISDA, he worked as a marketer in the fixed income and derivatives businesses at Paribas Capital Markets and headed the Financing Desk and the Fixed Income Syndicate Desk in New York. Mr. Grove originally joined Banque Paribas as General Counsel of Paribas Corporation after practicing corporate law with Cravath, Swaine & Moore in New York and London. Mr. Grove was the first chair of the American Bar Association’s Task Force on Financial Engineering for Economic Development and was recently named to the panel of experts of PRIME Finance, the financial markets dispute resolution service based in The Hague. He has served on the CFTC’s Global Markets Advisory Council and the World Bank’s Financial Markets and Development Conference Advisory Board. Mr. Grove has chaired ISDA’s U.S. Regulatory Committee and has testified about the derivatives markets before the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives. He has served on ISDA’s panel of experts for credit event determinations. Mr. Grove authored “Valuation in the context of derivatives litigation” in the April 2011 issue of the Oxford University Capital Markets Law Journal. He is a member of the International Institute for Strategic Studies in London, the bar of the State of New York, the ABA’s International Section and the International Advisory Committee for the Friends of the Earth Middle East. Mr. Grove received his J.D. magna cum laude from Harvard University, where he was an editor of the Harvard International Law Journal, and his A.B. summa cum laude from Princeton University where he was enrolled in the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs.