Advisory Board Lead
Thomas Tulp is the CEO and Founder of Semper Augustus Consulting, LLC, which provides advice and consulting services to top tier domestic and international banks and financial service companies on matters that include legal entity structuring, financial market structure, regulatory compliance, electronic trading, sales & trading systems design & integration, operational efficiencies, and financial reporting. He is a venture investor and Board Advisor in a portfolio of early and mid-stage business enterprises including medical devices, renewable energy, and real estate.
Mr. Tulp’s experience includes over 30 years in financial services. He retired from Morgan Stanley (MS) as a Managing Director after spending 20 years in roles that included serving as Global COO for Morgan Stanley’s fixed income Interest Rate & Currency Division, COO Municipal Securities & Public Finance, Head of Municipal eCommerce, bond underwriter, and trader. In his eCommerce role, he was a founder and Board Member of TMC Bonds, which is currently a global leader in multi-product fixed income trading, sales, distribution, portfolio analytics, and automated decision strategies. In his various roles, his oversight included etrading, Legal & Compliance, Quantitative Strategies, Analytic Modeling, IT, Operations, Regulatory & Financial reporting Tax Matters, Regulatory Relations, and Vendor Management. Mr. Tulp currently holds the following FINRA securities registrations: Series 3, 7, 8, 9, 10, 24, 52, 53, 63, 79.
Prior to MS, Mr. Tulp served as a Vice President and trader at CS First Boston, Institutional Broker and Partner at Cantor Fitzgerald, Senior Vice President at S&P JJ Kenny, and began his career as a Senior Financial Analyst at Cablevision Systems Corporation.
Mr. Tulp holds a BS (Finance & Economics) and MBA (Finance) from the University of Bridgeport.