William Knottenbelt, Senior Managing Director, International, CME Group
William Knottenbelt, Senior Managing Director, International, joined CME Group in November 2011. He is responsible for developing customer relationships, core business growth and new business opportunities internationally.
Prior to joining CME Group, Knottenbelt most recently served as Global Head of Futures for the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) where he built out the global reach and product offering of RBS futures. He also served as Global Head of Central Counterparty Clearing where he worked on developing the bank's over-the-counter clearing solutions. Knottenbelt held a number of leadership roles at RBS and its affiliates during the past 25 years, including Global head of Futures, FX and Interest rate derivatives prime brokerage. He began his career trading commodities at C Czarnikow commodity trading house. He also served as an Executive board member at both the Futures Industry Association and the Futures Options Association.