Digital asset trading platform GSR announced the appointment of Jon Loflin as chief risk officer and managing director.

Loflin’s team will be tasked with developing the next iteration of the firm’s risk management framework, with a focus on utilizing cutting-edge technologies to evaluate pre-trade, real-time, and post-trade risk.

Prior to joining GSR, Loflin was principal and senior portfolio manager of Mariner Coria RV, a fund manager dealing in structured derivatives trading, relative-value strategies, and alternative risk premia across all major asset classes and regions. He previously spent five years at BlueMountain Capital Management as a partner and senior portfolio manager and another five years at Goldman Sachs, where he specialized in credit and interest-rate derivatives.