May 25, 2021 - Financial Markets data science firm FairXchange has announced today that it has hired James Dalton as Strategic Advisor to assist with the firm’s strategy, product development and the growth of its global client base of banks, hedge funds and FX brokers.

James Dalton’s 30 year career in financial markets includes Head of FICC Digital at National Australia Bank, Head of FX Algorithmic Execution at Citi, and Client Technology Solutions at State Street. During his 16 years at Citi he built and ran its FX Algorithmic Suite and sold FX platform solutions to clients in Asia, Europe and North America.

Guy Hopkins, Founder and CEO, FairXchange said, “We are delighted to welcome James to FairXchange. He has a wealth of sell-side experience, focusing on market micro-structure, trading technology, process automation solutions and the regulatory oversight that has become core to operating a modern markets platform.

“His deep knowledge of the market and the needs of its participants, combined with his impressive track record in building market-leading technology businesses are an ideal fit for FairXchange as we continue to grow our team and embark on the next exciting phase of expansion.”

James Dalton added, “I am excited about the opportunity to work with Guy and the rest of the FairXchange team. They have built a powerful analytical tool which brings concise decision support to FX Liquidity Managers and eSales Teams. Democratising this dataset is crucial for firms seeking to control and expand their electronic franchise.”

FairXchange specialises in microstructural analysis of financial markets and brings clarity and transparency to execution performance through the provision of independent data. Its state-of-the-art analytical product, Horizon is designed to facilitate constructive, data-driven dialogue between counterparties, helping them to identify mutually profitable opportunities.

FairXchange is completely independent and has no affiliation with any Liquidity Providers or trading venues.