Shift Forex Head of China Yang Lei leaves the company, becomes Director of TigerWit

Yang Lei has left Shift Forex after one year at the boutique consultancy, where he held the position of Head of China, based in Shanghai. Mr. Lei is an experienced FX industry professional, with five years of experience behind him, and this week joins New Zealand-based, China-focused prime brokerage firm TigerWit as Director. During his […]

Yang Lei leaves ShiftForex and becomes Director of TigerWit

Yang Lei has left Shift Forex after one year at the boutique consultancy, where he held the position of Head of China, based in Shanghai.

Mr. Lei is an experienced FX industry professional, with five years of experience behind him, and this week joins New Zealand-based, China-focused prime brokerage firm TigerWit as Director.

During his tenure at Shift Forex, Mr. Lei managed the APAC region, an important location for the FX industry and an area in which Shift Cored hosts the annual FXIC Shanghai conference in December.

FXIC Panel
Shift Forex FXIC Conference, Shanghai, China

Prior to joining Shift Forex, Mr. Lei was Institutional Sales Manager at Saxo Bank between March 2014 and January 2015, based in Shanghai.

Mr. Lei spent six months at FXPRIMUS between September 2013 and February 2014 in Shanghai, where he developed IB and direct retail business for the firm in China.

Today, FinanceFeeds spoke to Shift Forex co-founder Matthew Miller who explained “We enjoyed our time working with Yang (Julian) and are proud of the events he helped us build in Shanghai. We also still remain committed to the region with our remaining team members on the ground in China.”

Educated at the Shanghai University of Electric Power, Mr. Lei graduated in 2010 with a Batchelors degree in English, and speaks fluent Chinese and English.

Featured photograph: The Bund, Shanghai, China. Photography copyright FinanceFeeds

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