Richard Tavoso is an Opco Manager. He previously served as the President of Galaxy until December 2018. Prior to joining the firm in 2017, Richard was a Managing Director at RBC Capital Markets, Head of the Global Arbitrage & Trading Division, and a member of the Capital Markets Operating Committee. Over his 20 years at RBC, he was responsible for running the firm’s proprietary trading division and oversaw the Central Funding group which offered secured balance sheet funding solutions to clients. Previously, he spent 7 years at Kidder Peabody, where he built and managed the Tokyo equity derivatives group. He holds a degree in History from Princeton University.