David Mercer, CEO of LMAX Group
David Mercer is the Chief Executive Officer of LMAX Group, a global financial technology company headquartered in the UK, and the leading independent operator of institutional execution venues for FX and cryptocurrency trading. Following a successful management buyout in 2013, David has built LMAX Group into a key player in both the traditional capital markets and the crypto trading industry. With a global client base and offices in 9 countries, in 2021 LMAX Group sold a minority stake to J.C. Flowers & Co. A former City banking executive and currency specialist, David is an outspoken industry commentator and a long-term champion of the UK’s technology sector as well as a passionate supporter of entrepreneurship.