Christopher Edmonds

Christopher Edmonds, Global Head of Clearing & Risk,
Intercontinental Exchange
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Chris Edmonds is the Global Head of Clearing & Risk at Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (NYSE: ICE). Edmonds oversees all of ICE’s clearing house operations and the global risk management team. He previously served as SVP of Financial Markets where he oversaw the development of initiatives within ICE’s exchanged listed and OTC financial markets and President of ICE Clear Credit, ICE’s credit default swap (CDS) clearing house.


Prior to joining ICE in February 2010, Edmonds was Chief Executive Officer of the International Derivatives Exchange Group (IDCG) a clearing house for interest rate swaps. Prior to IDCG, Edmonds was the Chief Development Officer for ICAP Energy. Edmonds held a variety of positions at ICAP between 2002 and 2008, and at APB Energy between 1997 and 2002. His professional career prior to APB Energy focused on advising businesses on strategic planning in the areas of technology, sales and marketing and operations.


Edmonds earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.