Tradefeedr taps ex-Citi Alexis Fauth as Head of Data Science and Client Analytics

Rick Steves

“Our aim is to build on our leading position in data analytics and develop new advanced tools which help our clients and Liquidity Providers to enable data-driven decision making.”

Tradefeedr has appointed Alexis Fauth as Head of Data Science and Client Analytics, responsible for identifying and developing a wide range of new tools for clients, enabling them to gain further insights from their data and to optimise their trading.

The independent FX Data Analytics Platform provides a network that includes 20 leading sell-side clients, more than 50 major buy-side firms and 10 trading platforms.

Alexis Fauth eyes new advanced tools for clients and LPs

Alexis Fauth joins Tradefeedr from Citi, where he was Global Head of FX Data Science and developed client optimisation strategy models. His extensive experience developing trading and analytics frameworks in FX, Fixed Income and Futures, includes a role of Quantitative Analyst at S&P.

At S&P, he led a team which developed XVA models for Fixed Income, hybrid derivatives pricing, and counterparty credit risk models. Alexis Fauth holds a PhD in Applied Mathematics from Panthéon-Sorbonne University and also a Masters degree in Probability and Statistics.

Alexis Fauth, Head of Data Science and Client Analytics at Tradefeedr, commented: “Many of our clients and Liquidity Providers want to gain further insights into their data to optimise trading strategies and better manage relationships. Our aim is to build on our leading position in data analytics and develop new advanced tools which help our clients and Liquidity Providers to enable data-driven decision making.”

Alexei Jiltsov, Co-Founder of Tradefeedr, said: “We are delighted to welcome Alexis to Tradefeedr. He brings an in-depth knowledge of applying data science to financial markets, combined with an understanding of the needs of FX market participants. As our network grows and more trading data is acquired, we continue to add new advanced analytical services so that clients can maximise the value of their data.”

Tradefeedr appointed Jim Cartledge as Chief Data Officer

In July, Tradefeedr appointed FX data analytics pioneer Jim Cartledge as Chief Data Officer. He has more than 20 years of experience in electronic markets, most recently as Head of EBS at CME Group, Tim Cartledge is a well-respected executive within the FX industry, particularly in data analytics, having already been a member of Tradefeedr’s Client Advisory Group.

Prior to CME Group, he spent 11 years at Barclays Bank, initially founding the BARX FX electronic trading business before ultimately becoming Global Head of FICC Electronic Trading. He resigned from Barclays in mid-2015, took a few months off, founded Alphaview Limited with his wife and later joined NEX as Head of EBS, Head of FX Product. In late 2018, NEX was acquired by CME Group. He left one year later. Tim Cartledge is also Non Executive Director of 24 Exchange Bermuda.

Alphaview Limited, the family office of Tim and Kate Cartledge, made a $1 million investment in Tradefeedr and Tim consequently joined the company board.

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