Miles Kumaresan
Founder & CEO

Miles has 25 years of experience from buy side, sell side and hedge funds – where he has held senior Trading and Portfolio Management roles. His preoccupation with enhancing Trading quality was the primary motivation for him pursuing a PhD in Mathematics focusing on “Optimal Execution of Orders in a Liquidity Fragmented Market Place”.

Most recently, as the Global Head of Trading & Fintech at Nordea Asset Management, Miles contributed to the transformation of the asset manager’s Trading operation into one where traders were empowered with technological tools to minimise total cost of trading.

Prior to Nordea AM, Miles was the Global Head of Algorithmic Trading at Dresdner Kleinwort, where we built from ground up the entire algorithmic trading product range. He was also the Head of Electronic & Quantitative Systematic Trading at TransMarket Group and a systematic trader at Credit Suisse’s proprietary trading desk.

Academically, he has a BSc in Computer Systems Engineering, an MPhil in AI & Robotics and a PhD in Mathematics.

He is an avid skier. He also enjoys surfing and indoor climbing.

Board Members

Ayah Althekair

An entrepreneur and early stage fintech investor. Ayah is also a legal advisor to her family business Modern Building Systems Co (MOBEST).

She has a Law degree from the University of Sussex and has completed the LPC at the University of Law London.

Jim McCormick

Retired CEO of Transmarket Group LLC and a private investor. Jim has 40+ years of experince in fixed income prop trading and holds undergraduate and MBA degrees from Miami University.


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