Rupert Lane MEng /


Development Manager -, Bangkok, 2013-date

Agoda, part of the Priceline group, is one of the largest online travel agencies in Asia. I am managing a team of programmers, QA and DBAs working on systems that process payments from hotel bookings.

Technology Manager - Citigroup, Hong Kong, 2010-2013

Reporting to the head of Equities Technology in Asia, my role was to strengthen management of the technology business focusing on the following areas:

Development Manager - Citigroup, Hong Kong, 2006-2010

Lead architect and hands-on manager for in-house C++/Perl derivatives systems in Asia. During this period trade volumes grew by over 500% and the system was rolled out to Japan, Australia and Korea.

Software Engineer - Citigroup, Hong Kong, 2002-2006

Development and deployment of a large derivatives trading and risk management system to Asia.

Analyst/Programmer - Credit Suisse, New York, 1999-2001

Working for the Syndicated Loans team, my role was to integrate the Loan IQ software package with the bank’s systems for the London and New York syndicated loans departments. Interfaces were mostly written in C++ as NT services linking to the Loan IQ DB/2 database.

Analyst/Programmer - Credit Suisse, Moscow, 1998

This was a newly created position to bring IT development direct to FX/bond trades and salespeople in Moscow, writing applications and supporting existing bank software.

Analyst/Programmer - Credit Suisse, London, 1997

As part of the settlement systems group, my role was to help develop a set of programs that linked Summit to several back-office systems and then run the conversion process to cut over the trades.

Software Engineer - Thyron Ltd, Watford, UK, 1994-1996

Thyron produces of smart card and secure transaction processing systems. Working in the Unix systems section, I worked on the development and deployment of a range of server-side products using C and Informix or Oracle. I was responsible for system administration for a range of in-house Unix systems including HPUX, Sequent and SCO.

Pre-university placement - Inmos Ltd, Bristol, UK, 1989-90

Inmos designed the parallel processing transputer. Attached to the company as part of a structured year of industrial training I was granted sponsorship through university plus vacation work in 1991–3.



Imperial College, University of London
MEng (Hons) degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering


Nationality: British
Residence: Bangkok, Thailand - working visa
Also have Hong Kong permanent residence status