Lopez has significant experience across financial services and cyber security technology and brings “a deep knowledge of next-generation technology to AQSE”, the exchange services group said.
He has overseen several large change programmes in both the private and public sectors as well as the launch of new brands, so he will support the broad transformation of AQSE that is underway.
Lopez is the chief executive of Glasswall, a cyber security company, and a non-executive director of Innovate Finance, the independent industry body for the global fintech community in the UK.
He is also a special advisor to the FinTech Collective, a New York-based venture capital firm that invests in fintech companies.
He previously held roles in the financial and technology sectors, including as Chief Operating Officer of Blippar, an Augmented Reality and AI company, HM Consul General to New York for the Foreign & Commonwealth Office, CEO of London & Partners and several international positions at Barclays Bank.