FICC Summer Market Update 2022

Influential people moves amongst the world's premier Investment Banks & Trading Houses for summer 2022

Bank of America

  • Ashish NAIR, Standard Chartered Bank, Director, Commodities Structuring, London, has joined as a Director, responsible for Commodities Origination & Structuring, London

Bank Otkritie Financial Corporation

  • Andrey VASILYEV, Director, Commodities Trading & Finance, Precious Metals, Moscow, has left to join Lanta Bank as Deputy Head of Previous Metals, Moscow


  • Christelle GIRARDIE, Seaport Global Holdings, Managing Director, Distressed Sourcing & High Yield/Loan Sales, London, has joined as a Managing Director in the Fixed Income Credit Team, London. Also joining as a Managing Director in the team will be Paras SHAH, who arrives from Citi where he served as a Director & Head of High Yield Trading EMEA, London


  • Amir RAJA, Head of Credit Markets Trading EMEA & Senior Manager, Global Spread Products Trading, London, has been appointed as Regional Head EMEA, London. He will also be joining Citi’s EMEA operating committee and become a Senior Manager for markets for the platform’s UK legal entities, pending regulatory approval
  • Simon JONES, Director, Front Office Commodity Market Risk Manager, European Power, Gas & Emissions, London, has been appointed Head of Credit Markets Trading EMEA, London. He will continue to uphold the responsibilities of his former role, as Head of Global Spread Products (GSP) & Financing & Securitisation

CME Group

  • Russel BEATTIE, MSCI Inc., Executive Director, APAC, Index Derivative Product Specialist, Hong Kong, has joined as a Managing Director, Head of APAC, Singapore, in light of Chris FIX announcing that he will retire from the role at the firm


  • Aziz TAHIR, Senior Trader, Fixed Income & FX, Frankfurt am Main, has been appointed Director of Trading EMEA in light of Christian SCHALKE’s departure from the firm

First Abu Dhabi Bank

  • Rania AJBAR, Director, Cross Asset Fixed Income Sales, Global Markets Sales Division, Abu Dhabi, has left to join Emirates NBD as a Director in the Private Banking & Wealth Management Division, Dubai


  • James DONALDSON, ING, Director, Precious Metals Trader, London, has joined in a similar role, London
  • Michael TROY, UBS, FX & Precious Metals Sales, US Macro sales team, New York, has joined as a Director in a similar role, New York

JP Morgan

  • Tunde AKINLEYE, Executive Director, Credit Risk, London, has been appointed as the Team Lead for MENA Credit Risk, covering MENA and CRO Saudi Arabia Legal Entities, London

RBC Capital Markets

  • Michael CHESTERTON, ED&F Man Capital Markets, Head of Futures & Options Multi Asset Sales & Execution, London, has joined as Head of European Futures & listed Options Sales & Execution, London, and will report to Elsa LIGNOS, Head of Global FX Strategy, EMEA Institutional FX Sales & Futures, London

Standard Chartered

  • Anthony GOERITZ, Renaissance Capital, Vice President, EM Fixed Income Sales, London, has joined as an Associate Director, EM Credit Sales, London

State Street

  • Henry QUEK, Senior Managing Director, Head of FX Sales, Trading & Research, Singapore, has been appointed as Head of Global Markets APAC, Hong Kong/Singapore, and will replace Michele HARDEMAN, Executive Vice President, Head of Global Markets APAC, Hong Kong, as she steps down from her role after 24 years with the firm
  • Graham SORRELL, Head of Equity, Currency & Derivatives Trading EMEA, London, has been appointed as a Managing Director, Head of EMEA & APAC Equity, Currency & Derivatives, London


  • Sergey BOLSHAKOV, Director, CEEMEA Credit Research, London, has joined Stifel Financial Corp as a Managing Director, with responsibility for coverage of Corporates and Sovereign Credit Research within CEEMEA, London


  • Ian J POWER, Newton Investment Management, Global Multi-Asset & Derivatives Trader (Fixed Income & Cash Derivatives), London, has joined as the Head of Multi-Asset Trading UK, and will also serve as Head of UK Execution, London, reporting to Chris BLACKBURN, Head of EMEA for UBS’ Execution Hub
  • Dean COOPER, Group Co-Head of Credit Trading CEEMEA, London, has announced he will be leaving to join Millennium Management’s Global Emerging Markets Fixed Income Team, Dubai, reporting into Akash PATEL, Senior Portfolio Manager, Dubai


  • Rainier BRUNET-GUILLY, Arnaud Montebourg, Responsible Finance, Paris, has left to join ArianeGroup as an FX Trader & Cash Manager, Paris
  • Erduan James REID, Environmental & Energy Commodities, London, has left to join Marex as Head of European & Asian Voluntary Carbon Broking, London

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