13 November 2018 | London

Leading Forex 2018

In the fast-moving world of forex trading, leadership must be equipped and ready to embrace every challenge and opportunity, to ensure they develop the required key success factors. We will explore the core issues facing management, from the future of the forex markets to the implications of technological innovation on international trade patterns.

In this afternoon program, Bloomberg will convene speakers from all corners of the forex industry; ranging from CEOs to traders and investors, affiliates, fin-tech companies and forex brokers. With their combined expertise and experience, our in-depth discussions will provide both today’s actionable insight in the forex market, and tomorrow’s vision for leaders.

November 13 - Tuesday

2:00 pm


2:30 pm

Welcome Remarks


2:40 pm

The Importance of Decision Making

One-on-one with Cliff Baty, Manchester United CFO



3:00 pm

Leading the Charge

Leadership is consumed with how to build great teams, while adopting the right technology to ensure success for the long-term. This discussion will focus on challenges and opportunities in the forex market, and specifically how technology is innovating the way we trade, while reducing costs and opening the doors to progress and new risks at the same time. What can be gained by the new possibilities, and what risks should leadership be most concerned about.



3:30 pm

Forex Forward

What are the best strategies for brokers and banks to be able to scale their online trading with further EU regulated forex trading policies in place, and Brexit on the horizon? This panel will assess the limitations of moving forex onto electronic platforms, employing technologies like algorithmic trading, and how best to build an improved risk management strategy.



4:00 pm

Closing Remarks



Kristine Aquino

Markets Live Team Leader for EMEA Bloomberg

Cliff Baty

CFO Manchester United

David Hellier

Senior Business Reporter Bloomberg

Justina Lee

Reporter Bloomberg

Brendan Callan


Christian Frahm

Founder & CEO CFH Group

Marc Bürki

CEO Swissquote Bank Ltd

Tom Higgins

CEO Gold-i Ltd

Charlotte Ryan

FX Reporter Bloomberg

Alan Schwarz

CEO FXSpotStream LLC

Muamar Behnam

Head of Sales HQ, Director, Member of Senior Management Swissquote Bank Ltd

Rachel Przybylski

Regulatory Affairs Saxo Capital Markets UK


Swissquote Bank Ltd is the Swiss leading provider of online financial services, combining an emphasis on technological innovation with the security, stability and service quality of a Swiss Bank regulated by FINMA. It offers to retail investors as well as financial institutions leading-edge platforms and analysis tools for online trading, Forex, Robo-Advisory and eMortgage, as well as flexible savings accounts. Its parent company, Swissquote Group Holding Ltd is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange (SQN) and has offices in Geneva, Zurich, Bern, London, Hong Kong, Dubai and Malta.