CEO, Equiti Group / Director, Equiti Capital
Iskandar is the CEO of the Equiti Group of companies. He has a strong track record leading and growing FX and CFD companies in the Middle East. Iskandar is the former MD of ADS Securities for the Middle East & Africa (MEA) region, and CEO of Alpari ME. Under Iskandar’s leadership, Alpari ME become the leading FX firm in the Middle East region.
Iskandar began his career as a ﬁnancial advisor working for Barclays bank in the UK before transitioning to work in the FX industry. Iskandar holds a MBA from the London Business School and a MSc in Finance from Leeds Beckett University.
CEO, Equiti Capital
Brian has industry-leading experience in the Wealth and Trading sector. Having held executive positions in some of the world’s largest brokerages such as OANDA, FXCM and Alpari [UK), Brian also previously led GKFX Financial Services as Chief Executive Officer.
He has a strong focus on corporate governance, compliance and driving the commercial areas of the firm. Brian holds a degree in Economics and a CFA Level 3 Certificate. He is approved in the UK by the Financial Conduct Authority to hold SMF1 (Chief Executive) and SMF3 (Executive Director) functions.
Non-Executive Director, Equiti Capital
Gurpreet has over 25 years of leadership, strategic planning and financial services experience gained in executive roles at global investment banks including MD and COO at Credit Suisse’s global Prime Services business, and Head of Risk and COO at Merrill Lynch London for Europe.
Recently he has worked as a non-executive director for organisations and on the boards of several UK government areas.
Gurpreet holds an MRes degree in Higher Education from Lancaster University, an MSc degree in Applied Statistics from London University and a BA (Hons) in Physics from Oxford University.
COO, Equiti Capital
Michael joined Equiti Capital in August 2018, and was appointed as a director of the Equiti Capital UK board in January 2019.
Michael has over 10 years’ experience in the FX, CFD and Spreadbet industry. Previously, as COO of GKFX, he played a key role in the Groups growth across MENA, APAC and EEA regions, and also helped the Group launch their Institutional Division. Michael brings with him a track record of increasing yield, introducing risk management controls and implementing trading ecosystems across various regulatory jurisdictions.
Michael is approved in the UK by the Financial Conduct Authority as a SMF1 - Director.
Non-Executive Chairman, Equiti Capital
David has over 30 years of experience in senior executive and non-executive roles at global banking institutions across Europe, US, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East.
He is a board representative of the Public Investment Fund (PIF) of Saudi Arabia and Non-Executive Director of National Commercial Bank (NCB), sitting on both the Risk Committee and the Compensation, Nomination and Governance Committee.David is Vice Chairman of the board and a Non-Executive Director of NCB Capital, the largest asset manager and investment bank in Saudi Arabia, as well as the largest sharia-compliant asset manager globally.
Director, Equiti Capital / Global Head of HR, Equiti Group
Nigel has an extensive 35 year career in the financial services sector in major global financial regions.
His experience includes 24 years with Societe Generale, a multinational banking and financial services company, where he held roles within Human Resources, Risk Management as a risk analyst and the Corporate & Institutional banking businesses as a portfolio relationship manager.
Nigel’s experience includes developing talented teams, leading transformational and operational HR management projects and managing client relationships from both a business generation and risk management perspective.
Chief Financial Officer, Equiti Group
Rick is the CFO of the Equiti Group and has over 20 years of experience in the financial services industry. He has held senior finance positions at some of world’s largest financial institutions including Deutsche Bank, Royal Bank of Scotland and ABN AMRO. Rick also has a breadth of international experience occupying CFO roles in Switzerland, Japan and Hong Kong. More recently, as CFO of the fintech company ayondo Ltd, Rick played a pivotal role in the inaugural listing of a fintech company on the Singapore Stock Exchange. Rick is an associate member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants. He is approved in the UK by the Financial Conduct Authority to hold CF10a controlled function.
The latest news about the Equiti Group and its companies in the global press.
12 October 2020 - Equiti Capital has appointed Stephane Treny to the company’s agency FX Desk as a Senior FX Sales Trader to focus on increasing Equiti’s coverage of buy side players in Europe.
26 August 2020 – Equiti Group, a progressive provider of multi-asset financial products, will sponsor one of the world’s best-known economists, Professor Nouriel Roubini, to address investors and fund managers on the 8th September at a webinar hosted by AIM Summit.
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