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Aug 2011Present

Sales Trader Equity Derivatives

Elevation LLC

• Applied extensive execution expertise to efficiently trade options across all major exchanges with the goal of generating profits• Recommended Options strategies for a wide range of clients.• Increased client base from 15 to 40 clients over the course of the year. Client base includes hedge funds, banks and market makers.• Successfully increased productivity on team of 2 people from $50,000 to $250,000 on a monthly basis

Jul 2010Jul 2011

Foreign Exchange Broker LATAM (Options)

Tradition ICAP

• Recommended the purchase and sale of Options in Latin American currency pairs to a vast number of clients both in the United States and in South America. • Developed and initiated numerous current and potential relationships across both the United States and South America• Added all major Brazilian banks to my client portfolio.• Exceeded quota on a monthly basis.• Ascended monthly quota by 5% to 30% on the first 6 months in position to 60% on last 6 months in position.

Jan 2007Jun 2010

G10 FX Broker (Options)

Tradition ICAP

• Assisted in a strong team of 40 in setting up derivatives trades between all major banks participating in the Foreign Exchange Derivatives market• Promoted to associate within a year. New responsibilities included managing a team of 4 and training them to adapt to the fast paced environment of FX Derivatives• Researched and provided recommendations on Options strategies to senior colleagues.• Helped design, pioneer and test electronic derivatives trading platform• Promoted to junior broker in 2 years covering 5 clients in main currency pairs. • Surpassed target and expectation on a yearly basis.


Sep 2003May 2006

Bachelor of Arts in Business Management (Hons)

Kingston University


Series 63

NASD (Finra)

Series 7

NASD (Finra)


Matt Cook

Ryan Bernardini

Rupert Hodges