Meet the Team
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Chairman. Richard has over 40 years of experience in FX, from Mizuho, Fuji, BNP Paribas and Daiwa Bank, and the last 12 years with City Forex. Richard was a founder of the company and had spotted a gap in the market for expert foreign exchange services for companies not in the ‘mega-multi-national’ sector.
Managing Director. Julian leads our senior management team, having joined City Forex in 2014. Julian was previously a partner in a firm of chartered accountants in the City, and CFO of a privately owned national equipment rental group.
Operations Director. Ian began his career with Barclays, dealing with a range of financial services businesses. He joined City Forex in 2007 and after taking on various activities is now responsible for operations, and jointly responsible for compliance.
Corporate FX Director. Lee began his career with The Royal Bank of Scotland, and joined City Forex in 2005. He has over 20 years experience in FX and now takes responsibility for our corporate activities.
Peter is a Director of City Forex, having previously founded and built his own business. Peter brings a wealth of experience to our company, having joined the board in 2014.
Head of retail operations. Danny joined us in 2006, and boasts over 25 years of experience in FX, beginning his career with Thomas Cook.
Sales & Dealing Manager. Ario joined in 2015, having completed an MSc course at the London School of Economics. Specialising in the music and entertainment sectors, he oversees the day-to-day activities of the sales & dealing floor whilst maintaining an extensive book of clients.
Operations Manager. Vicki joined CityForex in 2011 and plays an important role in our company. She helps coordinate the various back office and customer service processes - ensuring our company runs smoothly.
Head of IT and Projects. Ian is responsible for the evolution and maintenance of our systems. He brings a large amount experience of banking systems, having worked with Barclays, American Express, JP Morgan and Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein.
Senior Corporate FX Dealer. Adam Cobbold has 16 years experience in software and financial sales, and having worked in the FX industry for the past 8 years, has built up a high level of knowledge in international markets. Adam has a Bachelors degree from Coventry University and Masters degree from Essex University.
Financial Accounting. Linda deals with Credit control and various other financial matters. Linda has worked in accounts for various companies, bringing wide expertise to City Forex.
Corporate FX. Ali joined the business in 2013, and spent time in our retail operations before joining the corporate team. Ali has an excellent understanding of foreign exchange and is a valuable partner for his clients.
Operations. Kirsty joined us in 2015 and quickly took responsiblity for dealing with some key processes within the business. Kirsty is involved in processing payments, liaising with our venture in the US and dealing with customer support matters. Kirsty has a Degree in Mathematics.
Operations. Ana originally joined us in 2015 and now looks after various operational matters, including managing our currency exposure and coordinating our rate strategies. Ana has a Masters Degree in Finance and is an Economics graduate.
Operations. Carla joined in 2016 to assist with our payments and reconciliations. Carla has a Degree in International Relations and attended the Banking Training Institute. She previously held positions at BPI Investment Private Bank and BPN Portugese Business Bank.
Corporate FX Specialist. Andrew provides a tailored FX service to a range of global clients. He previously worked at Mellon Bank from 1997 as an FX sales trader covering their UK and European pension funds, before moving to the Spot desk in 2005.
Corporate FX. Hugh joined us after spending a year working in the FX sector building close relationships with his clients through his service-based approach to Account Management. Hugh has a Bachelor’s degree in Banking Practice and Management from the ifs University College.
Retail Manager. Nick joined in 2016, and boasts over 6 years of experience in FX. He began his career at a small MSB and was quickly promoted to manager. He has joined City Forex to help expand our brand in London and beyond.
Senior Corporate FX Dealer. Lee joined us from Afex in 2016 and has a wealth of experience in risk management strategies and international payments industry.
Corporate FX. Henry joined us in 2016 and has approximately two years experience in foreign exchange and international payments. Henry has a national diploma in business and spent part of his early career working in Sydney.
Retail Manager. Jack has over 10 years of management experience and has worked in foreign exchange since 2012. Jack has helped build our customer base from his engagement with local companies and from creating excellent service levels.
Corporate FX. Carlo joined in 2017, and works on corporate risk management and hedging services. He has four years financial services experience working in Shanghai, New York and London with Lode Technology, HSBC and Amplify Trading.
Corporate FX. Matt joined the business in 2017, after spending 2 years working in the FX sector. Matt has two Masters Degrees in Finance and Capital Markets from INSEEC and University of California, Irvine.
Operations. Rula joined in 2017 and has over 11 years industry experience having worked with moneycorp as a payment and settlement specialist since 2006. Rula has a BA in English Literature.
Corporate FX. Stephen joined in 2017 - having spent three and a half years with one of the biggest non-bank foriegn exchange companies in the world. He graduated from Northumbria University in September 2013.
Corporate FX. Tim has worked with City Forex since 2009 and brings over 25 years experience of the City and financial markets to our company.