ACI UK is delighted to welcome Paul Chappell, an FX industry veteran, ACI FXC member and founder and Chief Investment Officer of C-View, to its Executive Committee. Paul brings considerable market knowledge and industry expertise gained over a long career in financial markets, beginning at Chemical Bank and Bank of America, where, as Global FX Manager, he was one of the founding Board members and a key influencer in the development and launch of EBS (now Nex EBS Brokertec). In 1996, Paul founded C-View Limited, an FCA-regulated Investment Manager of a number of Currency Programmes including the C-View Currency Managed Account and Emerging, Developing and Minor Currency Programme. C-View also provides FX consultancy to market participants and regulators in a number of jurisdictions.
Paul is an active contributor to the ACI FX Committee, recently chairing an ACI sub-Working Group on Last Look responsible for the development of the ACI Model Code and contributing to the forthcoming BIS FX Global Code of Conduct, due to be launched in May 2017.
Commenting on his appointment, Paul Chappell said: “As a long-standing supporter and contributor to ACI, which has sought always to maintain market traditions of integrity, conduct and education, I am happy to play a more direct part in ACI’s activities in the UK, particularly in assisting and supporting its programme around the new FX Global Code and broader membership initiatives. I look forward to working with the UK Committee to ensure we continue to deliver value to ACI members in the UK and Channel Islands.”
Morgan McDonnell, ACI UK President, said: “We are delighted that Paul has agreed to join the ACI UK Committee. His knowledge, experience and industry presence is enormously valuable as market participants prepare for the launch and implementation of the new FX Global Code. Alongside the recent appointment of David Woolcock, chair of ACI’s Committee for Professionalism and the ACI FMA representative on the BIS Market Practitioners Group, our Committee is strengthened considerably at a very important time for ACI members.”
David Woolcock is an experienced FX trader with a detailed understanding of the FX market gained through a variety of roles in the industry. He is currently serving on the Market Practitioners Group for the Central Bank FX Working Group at the BIS on the Global Code of Conduct. David is also Chair of the Committee for Professionalism at ACI – The Financial Markets Association as well as Vice-Chairing the ACI FX Committee and has broad knowledge of and experience in writing Codes of Conduct in Ethical, Fair & Transparent OTC Markets. After working for a number of banks, specialising in e-FX from 1998, in 2002 David set up a consultancy practice (eFX, FX Prime Brokerage, FX CCP clearing). Following a stint at FXAll, leaving when it was sold to Thomson Reuters, David took up a position as Global Head of Sales and Business Development for Eurobase Banking Solutions. David now splits his time between Eurobase and Derivative Consulting Ltd, undertaking strategic advisory work and Expert Witness assignments.
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