The speed and fluidity in which currency markets move requires proven expertise to optimally manage risk.
From our Executive Team to our PLC Board, Argentex has assembled a distinguished team of market professionals who, combined, deliver a unique competitive advantage to clients within a highly tailored service offering.
Digby, Lord Jones Kt.
Lord Jones graduated from University College London and spent 20 years with corporate law firm Edge and Ellison working his way up from Articled Clerk to Senior Partner. He was Director General of the Confederation of British Industry for six and a half years and was knighted for his services to business charity in 2005.
After leaving the CBI in 2006 he spent 12 months as advisor to Deloitte and Barclays Capital, as well as being the UK Skills Envoy. In 2007 Lord Jones was appointed Minister of State for UK Trade and Investment, becoming a life peer but not joining the party of government. Lord Jones is an active crossbencher in the House of Lords.
Carl is a founding partner of Argentex. After working for Schneider Foreign Exchange, Carl advanced to Head of Desk and rose to senior trader where he was personally responsible for billions of pounds sterling in foreign exchange turnover per annum.
Carl has advised some of the best-known names in the retail, charity and private equity sectors. Carl holds qualifications from The Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment and completed a technical analysis course from The Society of Technical Analysts.
Harry is a founding partner of Argentex. After graduating from the University of West of England in Business Studies, Harry began his career as a proprietary trader at a futures trading firm, specialising in the fixed income and FX markets.
From there, he spent three years as a corporate FX dealer at Travelex and then became a senior trader at Schneider Foreign Exchange where he worked for five years before moving to establish the LLP.
Managing Director, Co-Founder
Andrew is a founding partner of Argentex. Andrew graduated in engineering from the University of Leeds. After gaining his FSA (now FCA) qualifications he became a broker in the UK equities market.
He went on to become dealing floor manager at a stockbroking firm in the City of London, before moving to Schneider Foreign Exchange where he managed a sales team.
Chief Financial Officer / Chief Operating Officer
Sam qualified as a chartered accountant at Smith & Williamson LLP where he was responsible for auditing and advising financial service businesses, specialising in client money and capital adequacy.
Sam lead the audit team for Pacific Investments for 2 years before joining Argentex as chief financial officer and chief operating officer. Sam holds the CISI Investment Operations Certificate.
Senior Independent Director and Non-executive Director
Nigel has been the Chief Executive Officer of Camelot UK Lotteries Limited since June 2017 and also serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Camelot Global.
Nigel previously served as Financial & Operations Director of Camelot Group plc (from November 2007) and Finance Director of Camelot Group plc (from 2003). Prior to Camelot, he served as Senior Management Accountant of Daewoo Cars Ltd., from 1996 to 1998. Beginning his career at British Rail, he progressed through various finance roles before reaching management grade and served as Assistant Financial Manager from 1989 to 1991. Nigel is a Qualified Accountant and is a Member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (ACMA).
Independent Non-executive Director
Jonathan has considerable financial services experience having worked in senior roles at HSBC, UBS and NCB. Jonathan has substantial public company experience having worked on numerous flotations, including a number of property companies such as Property Fund Management, Cleveland Trust and CLS Holdings.
Jonathan is currently an independent non-executive director of Urban Logistics REIT plc and a consultant at Kinmont.
Henry is a director of Pacific Investments and leads their financial services and asset management division, taking an active role in both deal origination and the management of the portfolio of companies.
In 2011 he became a founding shareholder of Zorin, a leading provider of alternative finance for the UK property market. In 2016 he became a founding partner of Pacific Asset Management, the core asset management business of Pacific Investments. Henry is a graduate of Newcastle University and a member of both the Chartered Financial Analyst Institute and the Society of Technical Analysis.