Brokers are doing the same thing and banks aren’t doing anything – this was our experience of the FX market and largely still is. The capability that a business has to deliver a robust treasury and risk process largely depends on the experience and expertise of its staff – great for those who have, not so great for those that have not.
We work with established treasury functions and lean finance teams alike to build practical and workable solutions to their foreign exchange challenges. There isn’t a perfect solution to most problems, so it’s up to us to find the closest thing to it – realising that even the best solution might not fit within that business and working around the challenges that face us.
THE CLOSER THE BETTER
Forging long-lasting relationships with our clients is key to what we do. We’ll work with you to understand your requirements exactly, and build a rapport based on trust, transparency and mutual understanding.
No matter when or why you need our help, we’re here for you. We work beyond traditional office hours, so whether you’re closing a deal in Asia, meeting a reporting deadline in London or working late and dealing with your US office, we’ll be here.
We’ve got unrivalled knowledge of our market and we’ll talk to you in jargon-free plain English. We’re also 100% FCA regulated and compliant so you can be sure you’re working with a team of the highest calibre.
“I want us to be recognised for being the best in the industry
at what we do and caring for all our clients.”
TONY KETERMANChief Executive
Tony began his career in the City trading equity derivatives where he quickly mastered the craft of buying the rumour and selling the fact. From there he moved into FX as a trader developing a deep understanding of the market. As Tony is a real people person – he loves talking to clients – he decided to become a broker in a small firm where he could provide a really personal service. His sound, risk-based approach to trading has won him the loyalty of his clients and regular appearances on global news channels, commenting on market trends.
If we know what you’re trying to achieve, we’ll do our best to help you get there
MARK PALMERChief Operating Officer
Mark’s the technical mind in the business, putting plans into action and adding the finer details to the broader brushstrokes. Mark has a keen interest in financial markets, economics and politics and aims to distill his understanding of these subjects into interesting research and opinion pieces, for the benefit of our clients. Mark also actively manages a portfolio of clients and in his spare time enjoys track days and adventure sports.
The opportunities the market presents are huge. It’s my job to help clients become aware of them
CHIRAG SACHDEVManaging Director - Trading
Chirag has an MBA in Finance from Lancaster University. He started his career in Emerging Equity Markets before moving into FX sales and trading. Having traded FX structured products for many years, Chirag brings a wealth of experience technically and operationally to the derivatives desk. Chirag believes in helping clients manage their FX risk with new and unique products.
Andrew joined HCFX In April 2016 with a background in high-growth businesses, most recently with Doddle, where he was instrumental in their financial platform development. Prior to this Andrew spent eight years in private practice across the Audit and Corporate Finance functions. Andrew is from Manchester, is a long term City fan and is more
ANDREW SIMONChief Financial Officer
Andrew joined HCFX In April 2016 with a background in high-growth businesses, most recently with Doddle, where he was instrumental in their financial platform development.
Prior to this Andrew spent eight years in private practice across the Audit and Corporate Finance functions. Andrew is from Manchester, is a long term City fan and is more than happy to travel to home games now they’re winning
Ben has been with Hamilton Court since 2013 and has built a broad network of thought leaders, influencers and clients across industries. Ben’s northern charm and affable nature is well regarded across the business and his mentoring and development of those around him is exceptional. When Ben’s not winning new business or developing partnerships, he’s
BEN TIMMSCommercial Director
Ben has been with Hamilton Court since 2013 and has built a broad network of thought leaders, influencers and clients across industries. Ben’s northern charm and affable nature is well regarded across the business and his mentoring and development of those around him is exceptional. When Ben’s not winning new business or developing partnerships, he’s spending time with his daughter and new born son.
It’s a privilege to work with such an entrepreneurial and client driven team
PETER GREENNon-Executive chairman
Peter began his career as a broker in the 1980’s. After leaving the trading ‘pit’ at the London International Financial Futures Exchange in 1990, he created a brokerage business to service tier 1 banks and hedge funds. This business evolved into Kyte Broking, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Kyte Group, where he was Chief Executive from 2000, leading the business through its acquisition by GFI Group in 2010. Peter maintained his association with LIFFE as a director and Board member as well as sitting on a number of boards in the charity and education sectors.
Our clients enjoy a big advantage in having their currency transactions handled well. The benefits are real and measurable
David started his career in the City on the London Stock Exchange. He was a founder trader on the London International Financial Futures and Exchange (LIFFE) and in 1985 was one of the first locals to set up as an independent trader. He founded the Kyte Group Limited which was sold in 2010 and between 1990 and 1997; he served as a LIFFE board member elected on 3 separate occasions.
Does what we’re saying resonate with you? If so, we’d love to have a chat. We’re an ever growing business looking to work with like-minded people – both as clients and new team members. If you think you might be either, please drop us a line.