October 07, 2021 - Invast Global will be appointing Charl de Vleeschauwer to the position of Managing Director, Global Head of eTX based in Sydney Australia. He starts his role on 25th October.

Prior to joining Invast Global, Charl worked as Head of Electronic Markets, FX and G10 Trading at BNY Mellon, where he was tasked with growing the electronic FX offering and delivering on revenue and profit goals. He also drove the project of setting up the BNY Electronic Trading engine in Singapore, SG1, leading a team of 15.

Prior to BNY Mellon, he was Director, Fixed Income and Commodities at Citi in Sydney where he had a growth-focused trading role. This was after a stint as Head of Foreign Exchange Trading EMEA at Macquarie (London), where he lead the expansion of the company into the EMEA region leading a team of traders across FX Spot, Structuring, Derivatives and Rates. Before this he had spent 8 years at Deutsche Bank in Sydney as Director Fixed Income, Currencies and Commodities, and was appointed as a specialist trader to oversee execution. This followed 5 years as Head of Spot Trading at Rand Merchant Bank in London. Charl started his career in FX as a Spot FX Trader at KBC in Brussels in 2001.

Charl de Vleeschauwer, commented on his new appointment, “I have had the privilege in my career to work with some of the finest Financial Market Professionals in the Banking world, and I am excited to bring my experience and passion for Electronic Trading Solutions to Invast. Ensuring the best client outcomes through all liquidity conditions has been my focus throughout my career, and I look forward to guiding our prestigious client base at Invast towards their ambitions.

“The opportunity to provide clients with liquidity solutions across all asset classes, and to synergistically implement those solutions with cutting edge technology, is a very exciting juncture. The breadth of capabilities that Invast provides to clients - from Multi-Asset Trading, to Prime Broking, to Algorithmic Trading through to Outsourced Execution to name a few, excites me immensely and I am looking forward to leading such a talented team as we continue and grow.”

Gavin White, CEO Invast Global, added, “We are very excited to have attracted to Invast Global someone of Charl’s standing in the industry. Charl has been at the forefront of electronic trading over the past two decades and has deep understanding of how the markets have evolved through the period of electronification and onward to the rise of quantitative approaches to price making and warehousing risk. Over the past five years, we have been targeting the most talented Computer Science, Mathematics and Engineering graduates in the country and we now have a large team of very young, highly intelligent and dynamic achievers who have significant experience in electronic trading and product structuring. I can’t wait to watch Charl guide and mentor this incredible team over the coming years. We are aiming to be a significant player in the industry going forward.”

where he lead the expansion of the company into the EMEA region leading a team of traders across FX Spot, Structuring, Derivatives and Rates. He further spent 8 years at Deutsche Bank as Director, Fixed Income, Currencies and Commodities and was appointed as a specialist trader to oversee execution.

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