Skip to main content

Clack has over 37 years experience as a specialist consultant to blue-chip clients and mentor to start-up companies.

He regularly responds to invitations from organisations to deliver advice, and review and challenge computer systems, technology and algorithms. He also provides research; private briefings; focused analysis; mentoring; industry events aimed at policymakers and stakeholders; and chairs and presents at both academic and industry conferences and events [Link to events].


(click to expand)
Review and challenge of system architecture, IT operations, software development and computer algorithms
  • Capacity exchanges
  • IT system architecture design
  • Legal review
  • Multilateral net settlement
  • Payment systems
  • Privacy for wholesale payments
  • Securities settlement algorithms and systems
  • Straight-through payments systems
  • System architecture for banking payments systems
Analysis, consultancy and thought-leadership
  • Adaptive non-linear factor models for automated stock selection
  • AI for supply-chain logistics
  • Automation of Legal Review
  • Co-authoring and editing technical publications
  • Digital effects and digital media systems
  • Executable specification for algorithm simulation and testing on real data
  • Financial computing and financial systems
  • Formal specification and implementation of oil reservoir model
  • Genetic Programming for stock picking
  • Modelling and simulation, e.g. financial market extreme events
  • RTGS algorithms and cyclic dependencies
  • Smart legal close-out netting
  • Smart Contract Templates and the semantics of smart contracts
  • Stock exchange technology performance analytics
  • Visual effects systems
Knowledge transfer
  • Computable contracts
  • Executable specification languages
  • Operating systems
  • Programming Languages
  • Smart and Computable Contracts
  • Smart Derivatives Contracts
  • Smartphone memory management
  • System Simulation and Algorithm Design
  • Systemic risk and regulatory data management
  • Training, CPD and Master Classes

Selected organisations


Amoco Exploration

Barclays Bank

Charity Commission



Clifford Chance

Columbus Press

Credit Suisse


D2 Legal Technology



Goldman Sachs

Hoskyns Group

Institution of Electrical Engineers



London Stock Exchange

Lost In Space

Merrill Lynch

Morgan Stanley

Norton Rose Fulbright

Odey Asset Management




Technology Strategy Board

The Computer Film Company

The Digital Village

Thomson Reuters