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Desmond Leong

CEO at Everest Fortune Group and Genesif; Managing Partner at The Forex Army


Desmond Leong runs Everest Fortune Group (EFG), an award-winning Singapore FinTech firm specializing in helping CFD brokers increase client acquisition, retention and volume generation. His team currently works with over 15 of the largest brokers, tailoring custom solutions to help them achieve this.

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Christos Ttiniozou

Managing Director at iSPIRAL


A leader, mentor, and visionary, Christos is responsible for formulating iSPIRAL’s strategic vision, executing business objectives, and building and guiding the iSPIRAL team. Christos has an academic and work background in the USA and Cyprus, where he gained valuable experience and knowledge in the sector of regulatory technology on a global scale. As of late, his primary focus is on experimenting with new technologies such as BI analytics, machine learning and blockchain, embedding them into iSPIRAL’s solutions, and aiming for breakthrough automated solutions that will revolutionise the way firms operate with regards to compliance and risk.

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Ian Daniels

Executive Director, Head of eFX Distribution EMEA at Nomura


Ian Daniels joined Nomura in 2018 as Head of e-FX Distribution, EMEA. Before joining Nomura, Ian was with RBS/Natwest for over two decades where he held a number of FX roles, most recently as Head of e-FX Sales, EMEA.

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Paul Arnold

European Head of Sales at Euronext FX


Paul joined Euronext FX in 2018 to head up the Sales effort across Europe – covering buy and sell side clients.  Prior to joining Euronext FX, Paul held a number of roles during his 9 years at Bloomberg including Head of Multi-Asset Electronic Trading & TCA Solutions for UK Hedge Funds and Head of Multi Asset Execution to Emerging Market Clients.

Paul started his career at HiFX where he was a founding member, and instrumental in their growth in both Europe, and later chiefly responsible for their expansion into North America, having spent 5 years in San Francisco building their US franchise. 

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David Stryker

Principal Consultant at Greenwich Associates


David Stryker joined Greenwich Associates in 2004. He is a principal in the Firm’s Markets division and is responsible for many of the Firm’s sell-side relationships in the United States. David serves as the practice leader in US Fixed Income and oversees the Firm’s bespoke research and consulting practice for Markets.


David earned his BA in Economics (with honors) from Yale University and received his MBA from MIT’s Sloan School of Management. 

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Natallia Hunik

Chief Revenue Officer (CRO) at Advanced Markets Group


Natallia is a recognized industry leader in the development of international business and creating and leading high performing FX sales teams with more than 8 years’ experience in the field. Natallia is responsible for spearheading Advanced Markets’ global expansion efforts by cultivating business relationships with industry leaders around the globe. Her reputation precedes her and the level of respect and confidence that she generates has been crucial to the growth and development of companies she had been with.


Prior to joining Advanced Markets and Fortex team, Natallia served in executive leadership role as Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Marketing at Boston Technologies. She was responsible for growing the Boston startup into successful international company with industry-leading B2B sales team and offices in Japan, China, UK and South East Asia.


Natallia received her Master’s Degree in Finance from Suffolk University in Boston and her Bachelor’s Degree in Information Systems and Technologies from the Belorussian State University.

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Itai Elizur

COO at InboundJunction; Mentor at 500 Startups


MarketAcross/InboundJunction has managed large scale marketing and public relations campaigns for more than 50 blockchain ventures including Binance, TRON, Icon, RSK, Cardano, Qtum, NEO, Etoro, Matic, Bittorent and many more.

Itai spent past decade helping enterprises and startups to develop and execute marketing and growth strategies in the digital space. As a marketer, he is especially interested in SaaS, B2B marketing, Blockchain and more.

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Ricardo Evangelista

Senior Analyst / International Desk Manager / Senior Executive Officer at ActivTrades


With over a decade of experience in the financial markets, Ricardo Evangelista has been at ActivTrades for 9 years, having held various roles, including Executive Director (Dubai Branch). He is currently a senior financial markets analyst, with participation in Bloomberg TV and radio, CNBC and RTP, among others. His analysis and opinion articles have been published by several media, including Reuters Agency, The Guardian, Le Figaro, Corriere della Sera and several others.

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Ethan Pierse

Director at The CryptoAssets Institute; Founder of Borderless Ventures; Co-Founder at DESICO Security Token Offering Platform; Weekly host of Crypto Globe on BlockTV


Director at The CryptoAssets Institute and CryptoAssets Local, the global blockchain and cryptoassets community. Founding Partner of Borderless Ventures, scaling FrenchTech, CEE, and ASEAN startups globally. Former Managing Partner, Nest Venture Capital. Weekly host of Crypto Globe on BlockTV. Keynote speaker on Tokenized Securities, CryptoAssets and the Blockchain Economy, cross-border startup growth, corporate/startup business development, and international entrepreneurship. Author of the upcoming “Security Token Offerings: Tokenized Securities and the Future of Investment“. Serial entrepreneur in digital and ecommerce in the United States, France, and Singapore. 20+ years digital marketing strategy advising Coca-Cola, HP, BP, large banks, airlines and governments. Ethan connects and enables cross-border startup investment and business development between the US, France, Central and Eastern Europe, and Southeast Asia…

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Ria Selvaratnam

Head of FX Sales at Investec


Ria has worked at Investec Bank for the last 10 years and currently runs the FX Sales Team. She is passionate about creating long term client relationships and getting to know individuals and their business. Her mantra is simple: Keep it simple yet provide effective solutions at competitive prices.

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Robbert Sijbrandij

Head of FX at Flow Traders


Robbie Sijbrandij joined Flow Traders in Jan 2017, in his current role as head of Institutional FX Trading he is responsible for the transition of Flow Traders from price taker in FX to a non-bank liquidity provider. Flow Traders is live on many of the large platforms as a price maker and has a fast growing franchise.

Before this Robbie was an MD at HSBC and Head of their Institutional FX Sales for EMEA, prior to that Robbie was responsible for FX Sales Northern Europe at Goldman Sachs from 2000 to 2010.

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Thomas Kuhn

Research and Trading at Mine Digital; Global Macro Analyst at Quantum Economics 


Thomas is a 12-year veteran of financial markets working to bring digital assets into the fold of traditional financial markets. With an interest in fundamental analysis with a technical overlay, Thomas actively takes positions in the markets he covers.

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Niki Nikolaou

Director at Contentworks 


With over 25 years of marketing experience, Niki has an extensive background within the forex and cryptocurrency sector. Niki is a founder and director at   


Charlotte Day

Creative Director at Contentworks 


Charlotte is a leading content marketing strategist heading up social media and storytelling at finance and tech marketing agency Contentworks. A content marketing thought leader, she has 1000+ articles published, guest writes for leading social media hubs, runs content marketing workshops and frequently speaks at events.

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