(Bobby) Balvinder Singh Bhakar
CTO and Founder
Bobby has a keen eye for new technology gaps and opportunities in the marketplace. He has vast experience in e-commerce specialising in pricing and trading platform systems as well as product development.
A ‘savvy’ born-and-bred East Londoner, Bobby has always been aware of gaps and opportunities that appear in the market place especially in e commerce
After graduating from the University of Reading with a BSc in Economics & Econometrics, Bobby became a Eurobond Trader in the capital markets working for PaineWebber International; a Senior Credit Derivatives Trader in international financial derivatives at Societe Generale; and Head of European Index Trading at BGC Partners LP, BGC Partners (London). Aside from flypop he is Managing Director and Chairman of his own property management company covering all aspect of property sales, letting and construction.
He spends what little time he has left with his two sons and daughter – the only three things that tire him out!
Bobby is one of the original founders of the project, along with Nino Judge and Graham Howat, and has worked pro bono on the project to make it a reality.
Other members of the team:
Senior Operations Adviser
With over 30 years of experience in the low cost airline business there is very little that Charlie has not come across before. flypop is immensely fortunate that he is part of the team.
Senior Investment Adviser
Jay brings over 25 years of experience in financial global markets. Jay has spent 20 years working for a major US investment bank as trader and a managing director responsible for trading businesses across London, Hong Kong and New York. Jay has spent the last 3 years as a Partner and an Emerging Markets portfolio manager for a London based macro hedge fund.