Andrew MerryChief Executive Officer
Andrew has 20 years experience in the Spread Betting and CFD industry. He started his career as an Interest Rate Swap Broker for MW Marshalls in London in 1993, leaving after two years to help establish the Spread Betting product offering for William Hill. He remained at William Hill for five years, during which time he rose from Junior Trader to Head of Trading. In 2000 he was approached by Cantor Fitzgerald, where he helped set up the Financial Spread Betting Desk, taking sole responsibility for the equity product. In 2003 he was made a Partner of BGC. He moved desk in 2003 to help rescue a flagging business, Cantor Sport. He quickly took over the Head Trader role. In 2005 he was instated as Head Trader of Cantor Spreadfair, the world’s first interactive Spread Betting Exchange. In early 2009 Andrew decided to emigrate to Australia with his family. In 2010 he set up London Capital Group Pty Limited, an Australian subsidiary of London Capital Group Holdings Plc., in Sydney. The company provided CFD trading facilities. He ran the company as Managing Director and as Compliance Officer until the start of 2013. Andrew took on the role as chief executive at Finsa at the start of 2014.
Rupert has over 10 years experience in the financial services industry. After completing his degree and post graduate diploma in Commerce and Geography he spent 4 years working and travelling throughout Europe and The Americas before settling in Sydney, Australia.
Rupert began his industry experience working at GreenCFD in a client management role. He then spent five years in various roles including back office and middle office. After CityIndex acquired the business Rupert settled in a risk management role where he gained valuable knowledge across multiple products including but not limited to FX, single stock CFDs/spreadbets, futures, options and single stock equities.
Rupert went on to run risk at Axi Trader where he played a pivotal role in expanding the business from a start up to become one of the major players in the retail FX space.