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 became 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.
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.
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.
CEO, Equiti Capital (Acting), Director, Equiti Capital, Global Head of HR, Equiti Group
Nigel has a 37 year global career in the financial services sector having worked and lived in the major financial regions of Europe, Asia Pacific, the Americas and the Middle East.
His experience includes positions held in the major banking groups of Lloyds Bank in the UK, Standard Chartered Bank and especially the 24 years with Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Bank (SGCIB); part of the global Societe Generale Banking Group.
Whilst with SGCIB he held a number of roles within Human Resources, Risk Management as a risk analyst and as a portfolio relationship manager covering both corporate and institutional clients. Nigel has extensive experience building and developing talented teams, managing client relationships from both a business generation and risk management perspective as well as heading and leading transformational and operational HR management projects.
Chief Financial Officer , Equiti Capital
Sheetal is the Chief Financial Officer of Equiti Capital and a member of the Equiti Capital UK board. She has over 15 years of experience in the financial services industry.
Having held senior finance positions at Alpari and GFI Group, she has wide appreciation of the brokerage business and strong expertise in regulatory reporting, financial planning, and forecasting.
Sheetal is a qualified accountant from the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants.
Chief Operating Officer, Equiti Capital
Paul has over 20 years of experience within the FX and CFD sector having worked in both London and Abu Dhabi. He has held various senior roles within the Front Office at CMC Markets and ADS Securities, between which he has amassed significant knowledge across trading and technology.
Paul has previously held the CEO role of ADS Securities London for 5 years which held an FCA regulated IFPRU EUR730k licence, while also holding a directorship for ADS Technology, where he was responsible for all UK and European business. He was also part of the Group Executive Committee.
He has a BA (Hons) in Business and Law from Hertfordshire University, UK.
The latest news about Equiti Capital and its companies in the global press.
18 November 2021 – Equiti Capital, a subsidiary of Equiti Group, was named the Best Business to Business (B2B) Liquidity Provider (Prime of Prime) at the Finance Magnates London Summit 2021 Awards Ceremony held in London on 17 November 2021.
14 September 2021 - Equiti Capital UK Limited has appointed its Chief Financial Officer, Sheetal Chouhan, to its Board of Directors with immediate effect.
29 August 2021 – Equiti Capital UK Limited reported an increase of 209% in profitability for the financial year ending December 2020, with an increase in profit of $1.8 million compared to $569,000 in the previous financial year.