WHO WE ARE

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ATFX Connect is a trading name of AT Global Markets (UK) Ltd and part of ATFX Group, a multi-awarded global broker. AT Global Markets (UK) Ltd is based in London and authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). Our bespoke liquidity offering is available to Professional clients.

MEET THE ATFX CONNECT TEAM

Joe Li

Joe Li

ATFX (UK) CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD

Joe graduated from the University of Hong Kong and has worked as an executive for several well-known international listed investment companies. Joe has more than ten years of trading experience in investment and comprehensive management.

Wei Qiang Zhang

MANAGING DIRECTOR

Wei has 20 years of experience and holds a master’s degree in finance. Wei is a Chartered and Certified Accountant.

Julian Courtney

Julian Courtney

NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR (NED)

Julian Courtney is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and has been involved in Financial Services Regulation since 1988. He has worked in the Financial Services Industry in particular, in the Derivatives Markets for 30 years as Global Head of Compliance and Legal. In 2018, he established his own Compliance Consultancy Firm and acts as an independent NED.

Kim Dore

Kim Dore

COMPLIANCE/MLRO

Kim holds the Compliance and MLRO functions (SMF16/SMF17) and has broad financial services experience in both retail and institutional services.

Matthew Porter

Matt Porter

HEAD OF OPERATIONS

Matt has over 30 years experience in operations with 20 years within the FX industry. Matt joined ATFX in 2019 to set up the institutional desk and manage the development of the product.

Steve Whittet

Steve Whittet

MANAGING DIRECTOR - INSTITUTIONAL SALES (UK)

Steve has a wealth of knowledge and experience in the institutional markets, having held senior positions at various Banks and brokerage houses, running sales desks in London/globally including initial start-up of 2 Agency desks.

Telmo Simoes

MANAGING DIRECTOR – INSTITUTIONAL SALES (EM)

Telmo has over 16 years experience in FX, working at prestigious industry companies such as EBS and 360T where he held various roles. Telmo speaks Portuguese, English and Spanish.

Christy Chi

OPERATIONS MANAGER & EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT

Christy joined the founding team in 2017. Christy has played a key role in negotiating numerous agreements with service providers and uses her expertise to support daily trading activities.

Christopher Hawkes

Christopher Hawkes

HEAD OF RISK

Chris is an experienced foreign exchange and CFD professional with a wide knowledge of the industry having held both dealing and risk management roles.

Kim Liu

FINANCE MANAGER

Kim has over 8 years experience in the Finance Services Industry.

Chris James

Chris James

HEAD OF LIQUIDITY MANAGEMENT - UK

Chris is an experienced eFX Liquidity Manager, joining the team in January 2023 to help develop the Liquidity Management function for the institutional business.

Ozan Olmez

Ozan Olmez

WEB COORDINATOR / DEVELOPER

Ozan has over 20 years of experience in web technologies. Ozan is instrumental in providing effective solutions to the marketing team in developing projects.

Gonzalo Canete

Gonzalo Canete

CHIEF GLOBAL MARKET ANALYST

Gonzalo Canete is an economist specialising in macroeconomics from UAH University. Gonzalo studied Finance and International Relations at the UEA in the UK.

Marc Taylor

Marc Taylor

SALES DIRECTOR- INSTITUTIONAL SALES

Marc is a Senior Sales Account Manager with over 30 years experience within the FX industry, covering a broad range of account offerings at a number of Tier 1 Investment Banks.

Phil Muldoon

Phil Muldoon

SALES DIRECTOR - INSTITUTIONAL SALES

Phil is an experienced and knowledgeable FX Institutional Sales and e-business risk manager with a 30+ year career within top tier Investment Banks and Financial Institutions in the UK and Middle East.

Liza Smith

Liza Smith

COMPLIANCE ASSISTANT

Liza has worked in the financial services industry for a number of years and has a wealth of experience across many areas of financial regulation.

Sedef Kocabalkan

Operations Analyst

Sedef is a recent Economics graduate from University College London. With a strong interest in financial markets and behavioural economics, she leverages her skills to support the company’s operational services.

MEET THE ATFX CONNECT TEAM

Joe Li

Joe Li

ATFX (UK) CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD

Joe graduated from the University of Hong Kong and has worked as an executive for several well-known international listed investment companies. Joe has more than ten years of trading experience in investment and comprehensive management.

Wei Qiang Zhang

MANAGING DIRECTOR

Wei has 20 years of experience and holds a master’s degree in finance. Wei is a Chartered and Certified Accountant.

Julian Courtney

Julian Courtney

NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR (NED)

Julian Courtney is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and has been involved in Financial Services Regulation since 1988. He has worked in the Financial Services Industry in particular, in the Derivatives Markets for 30 years as Global Head of Compliance and Legal. In 2018, he established his own Compliance Consultancy Firm and acts as an independent NED.

Kim Dore

Kim Dor

COMPLIANCE/MLRO

Kim holds the Compliance and MLRO functions (SMF16/SMF17) and has broad financial services experience in both retail and institutional services.

Matthew Porter

Matthew Porter

HEAD OF OPERATIONS

Matt has over 30 years experience in operations with 20 years within the FX industry. Matt joined ATFX in 2019 to set up the institutional desk and manage the development of the product.

Steve Whittet

Steve Whittet

SALES DIRECTOR - INSTITUTIONAL SALES

Steve has a wealth of knowledge and experience in the institutional markets, having held senior positions at various Banks and brokerage houses, running sales desks in London/globally including initial start-up of 2 Agency desks.

Telmo Simoes

MANAGING DIRECTOR – INSTITUTIONAL SALES (EM)

Telmo has over 16 years experience in FX, working at prestigious industry companies such as EBS and 360T where he held various roles. Telmo speaks Portuguese, English and Spanish.

Christy Chi

OPERATIONS MANAGER & EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT

Christy joined the founding team in 2017. Christy has played a key role in negotiating numerous agreements with service providers and uses her expertise to support daily trading activities.

Christopher Hawkes

Christopher Hawkes

HEAD OF RISK

Chris is an experienced foreign exchange and CFD professional with a wide knowledge of the industry having held both dealing and risk management roles.

Kim Liu

FINANCE MANAGER

Kim has over 8 years experience in the Finance Services Industry.

Chris James

Chris James

HEAD OF LIQUIDITY MANAGEMENT - UK

Chris is an experienced eFX Liquidity Manager, joining the team in January 2023 to help develop the Liquidity Management function for the institutional business.

Ozan Olmez

Ozan Olmez

WEB COORDINATOR / DEVELOPER

Ozan has over 20 years of experience in web technologies. Ozan is instrumental in providing effective solutions to the marketing team in developing projects.

Gonzalo Canete

Gonzalo Canete

CHIEF GLOBAL MARKET ANALYST

Gonzalo Canete is an economist specialising in macroeconomics from UAH University. Gonzalo studied Finance and International Relations at the UEA in the UK.

Marc Taylor

Marc Taylor

SALES DIRECTOR- INSTITUTIONAL SALES

Marc is a Senior Sales Account Manager with over 30 years experience within the FX industry, covering a broad range of account offerings at a number of Tier 1 Investment Banks.

Phil Muldoon

Phil Muldoon

DIRECTOR - INSTITUTIONAL SALES

Phil is an experienced and knowledgeable FX Institutional Sales and e-business risk manager with a 30+ year career within top tier Investment Banks and Financial Institutions in the UK and Middle East.

Liza Smith

Liza Smith

COMPLIANCE ASSISTANT

Liza has worked in the financial services industry for a number of years and has a wealth of experience across many areas of financial regulation.

Sedef Kocabalkan

Operations Analyst

Sedef is a recent Economics graduate from University College London. With a strong interest in financial markets and behavioural economics, she leverages her skills to support the company’s operational services.

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