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 Sales & Dealing. Ario runs the day-to-day activities of the sales & dealing floor whilst maintaining a small book of clients. Ario joined us in 2015, having completed an MSc course at the London School of Economics. Ario has a particular speciality in the music and entertainment sectors.
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.
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.
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.
Sales & Dealing Supervisor. Adam has worked in the FX industry for over 8 years and 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 Portuguese Business Bank.
Inbound sales & dealing. George joined in 2017 - having previously worked in retail foreign exchange. George brings a practical approach and is well regarded for his excellent service levels.
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.
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.
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.
Senior Corporate FX Dealer. Chris has over 15 years of financial markets experience delivering relevant commentary and offering valuable insight for anyone looking to manage their currency risk. He holds a University of London BSc in Financial Economics and further CISI Chartered Institute of Securities & Investment professional qualifications.
Operations. Rebecca joined City Forex in 2017. She is part of our busy operations team and deals with customer service matters.
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.