An FX and derivatives industry veteran and a frequent speaker on cross-asset class market structure analysis, James leads firm-wide strategy and business development at MarketFactory. James co-founded MarketFactory to address a gap in the market for turnkey aggregation platforms. Formerly Head of Research and Strategy of ICAP / EBS (Electronic Broking Services), James helped lead the sale of EBS to ICAP in 2006. Prior to that, James was Head of Sales for the Americas and Asia-Pacific as well as the Global Head of Product at EBS. James began his career at Citibank and received his BSc. in Engineering Honors from the University of London, Imperial College. Outside of MarketFactory, James is a keen cyclist, a certified US Coast Guard Captain (up to 50 ton vessels), and a skipper at the Manhattan Sailing Club.