The Team

To get in touch with us, please contact a member of our team in your local region.

Richard Elston

Group Head of Institutional

Richard joined the company in 2015, having worked for several other major firms in the sector and over the last five years has been responsible for driving significant growth for this division of the business. Richard’s team is headquartered out of London, with dedicated institutional staff members also based in Sydney, Singapore, Shanghai, Dubai & Frankfurt. The client list that has been built under Richard’s tenure now spans the globe and includes other brokers, money managers, hedge funds as well as a number of banks. Richard is fluent in English, Italian and Spanish.

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David De Juan Sardina

Head of Institutional Sales EMEA

David joined the company in 2008 as a Relationship Manager and also acted as Compliance Officer in our Madrid office. Prior to joining CMC, David worked in the banking industry within risk management and private banking. He took his current position in 2014 to develop the Institutional division of the business alongside Richard Elston. David is fluent in English, Spanish and Catalán.

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Ross Newell

Business Development Manager

Ross joined CMC Connect in early 2019 with over 15 year’s industry experience. Ross has worked with firms using a range of strategies and business models, helping him to relate to clients and understand their different types of needs. Ross is based in our London office, please contact him directly if you would like to learn more about CMC and how we can help you.

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Andrew Wood

Head of Institutional Sales APAC & Canada

Sydney, Australia

Andrew’s role within CMC Connect is to develop the Institutional Business for API, White Labels, Advisory Brokers and Funds in the APAC region. He manages the Institutional services team in Sydney which supports our global client base during the Asian trading session. Andrew is an experienced Business Development Manager with a history of working in the financial services industry at a number of well-established global financial firms. Andrew is based in our Sydney office, please contact him directly if you would like to learn more about CMC and how we can help you.

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Biyi Cheng

Head of Greater China

Shanghai, China

Biyi has over 15 years of experience in financial markets and specialises in portfolio management, market risk management and operational risk management. His previous positions have included; Foreign Exchange Dealer Communications at Bank of China and Deputy Manager in the Investment Department at CIIC Investment Co. Biyi is based in our Shanghai office, please contact him directly if you would like to learn more about CMC and how we can help you.

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Ahmed Soliman

Senior Relationship Manager

Ahmed is currently responsible for maintaining and growing our business in the Middle East. Ahmed joined the company in early 2019, having previously worked for several brokers and a technology provider in the sector. He is fluent in English and Arabic. Ahmed is located in our Dubai office, please contact him directly if you would like to learn more about CMC and how we can help you.

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Camilla Boldracchi

Relationship Manager

Camilla provides support and assistance to our Institutional clientele. Camilla’s international background coupled with her experience in the financial space has allowed her to develop and foster partnerships across our global base. Camilla joined the CMC team in 2019 and has since become a port of call for new and existing clients, providing tailored solutions to everyday needs. Camilla is a fluent English, French, Italian and Portuguese speaker. Camilla is located in our London office, please contact her directly if you would like to learn more about CMC and how we can help you.

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Philippe de Clauzade de Mazieux

Associate Relationship Manager

Since joining the company in 2020, Phil has worked in a number of client management roles across the institutional and retail divisions of CMC. Phil’s extensive knowledge of our platforms combined with his international background means he is well versed in providing support to our global client base. Phil is a fluent English, French, Italian and Spanish speaker. He is located in our London office, please contact him directly if you would like to learn more about CMC Connect and how we can help you.

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Cathy Yuan

Institutional Services - Relationship Manager

Sydney, Australia

Cathy Yuan is an Institutional services relationship manager at CMC Markets. She joined the company in 2022, and qualified with RG146. She supports sales and regional heads in APAC and is the point of contact and subject matter expert for partners and partners' clients. Cathy helps provide solutions and services for all aspects of CMCs institutional business in particular our API clients. She is fluent in Chinese and English.

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Xiaobo Gong

Relationship Manager

Joined in CMC Markets in 2017 as a relationship manager, responsible for developing our institutional business and supporting HNW clients in greater China. He previously worked for other major brokers with the position of market strategist and account manager since 2015. His background in financial and professional services have meant he has been instrumental in growing our institutional partnerships in the APAC market. Xiaobo is based in our Shanghai office, please contact him directly if you would like to learn more about CMC and how we can help you.

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Johan Koo

Institutional Sales

Sydney, Australia

Johan joined CMC Markets in 2021 as part of the institutional sales team, responsible for developing our institutional business and providing solutions in the APAC region. Johan is an experienced business development manager with a history of working with major brokers and banks. Johan is based in our Sydney office and is fluent in English and Korean. Please contact him directly if you would like to learn more about CMC and how we can help you.

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Abdulkader Daghestani

Associate Relationship Manager

Abdulkader joined CMC Markets as an associate relationship manager in 2021, responsible for providing support to our institutional partners. He previously worked for other brokers where he helped migrate clients in a compliant way, training sales teams, and setting up offshore entities. Abdulkader also has extensive knowledge of MENA markets and speaks English and Arabic fluently. He is based in our London office. Please contact him directly if you would like to learn more about CMC and how we can help you.

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Hao Wu

Institutional Relationship Manager

Hao joined CMC Markets as an institutional relationship manager in April 2022, responsible for providing support and assistance to our institutional partners. She has previously worked for other brokers as a business development manager facing retail and HNW individuals since 2015. Hao is qualified for CISI IOC, meaning that she has enhanced knowledge and skills in the administration and operations areas of the financial services sector. Hao speaks Chinese, English and Portuguese. She is based in our London office. Please contact her directly if you would like to learn more about CMC and how we can help you.

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GENERAL ENQUIRIES

Contact us to find out how we can work together to open up new potential for your business. If you would like to speak directly to a local member of the team you can find their details here.

GENERAL ENQUIRIES

Contact us to find out how we can work together to open up new potential for your business. If you would like to speak directly to a local member of the team you can find their details here.