15 June 2021 - FX, CFD and Crypto technology firm Gold-i has promoted Mark Alvarez-Buylla to Director of Operations. In his new role, he joins Tom Higgins (Founder & CEO), Julian Elliott (Chief Commercial Officer) and Chris James (Chief Technology Officer) on the Gold-i Management Board.

Mark will continue his focus on overseeing operations and client deployment at Gold-i. In addition, as part of his new remit, he will also have responsibility for Gold-i’s Accounts team. Mark joined Gold-i as a Project Co-Ordinator in 2018, having worked in the FinTech industry for over six years in a variety of client services roles at Eze Software. The company said that he has been instrumental in developing and streamlining processes at Gold-i, in particular, enhancing the client onboarding process. He was promoted to Gold-i’s Head of Operations in 2019.

Tom Higgins, CEO, Gold-i comments, “Mark is a huge asset to Gold-i and widely respected by our clients and the Gold-i team. Over the last three years he has demonstrated exceptional management skills and high standards in client servicing. He embodies Gold-i’s core values - he is incredibly dedicated, has a strong work ethic and also enjoys having fun.

“This is an ideal time for Mark to join the Management Board. The institutional market is key to the strategic direction of the company, with products such as the Gold-i Matrix and Crypto Switch 2.0™. Mark will be able to leverage his extensive experience in hedge fund technology provision and large scale installations to help support our growth ambitions.”

Mark Alvarez-Buylla adds, “I feel very privileged to be part of the Gold-i Management Board and to have the opportunity to play a more strategic role in the organisation. Gold-i is a great company to work for, with market leading technology and a focus on continually evolving and pushing boundaries.”

Gold-i was recently Best Bridge Provider at the Holliston Media Global Forex B2B Awards.

Gold-i specialises in multi-asset liquidity management, advanced risk management tools and business intelligence software. Its MetaTrader products include the Gold-i MT4 Bridge, MT5 Gateway, MAM Pro for MT4 and MT5, Matrix (liquidity management platform) and Visual Edge (advanced risk management and business intelligence tool).