ACI UK Committee


The ACI UK Executive Committee is elected by Members at the Annual General Meeting.  In accordance with ACI UK Constitution and Statutes, all Committee positions are subject to election/re-election at the AGM.  All ACI UK members are eligible to stand for election to the Committee, subject to being nominated and seconded by other Members.


Sue Attwood
President, ACI UK

Our longest serving ACI UK Committee member, Sue was elected to the role of President, ACI UK at the Annual General Meeeting held on 19 July 2017.

“I am honoured have been elected to the role of President of ACI UK. This is an exciting and challenging time for ACI – as it is for everybody operating in today’s financial markets impacted by the Global Code and advent of MiFID II, GDPR and many other industry challenges. I am delighted to be part of an expanded Committee focused on driving ACI’s core agenda of promoting integrity and conduct through industry influence, education and membership. I very much look forward to working with the Committee – and our global counterparts – to ensure that ACI continues to influence market behaviour and to support participants operating in all areas of financial markets”.

Previously, Sue was Managing Director of ACI UK and has oversight of our charitable activities (ACI UK supports Variety – the Children’s Charity and Futures for Kids) as well as developing and running the annual ACI UK Dealing Simulation Course.

Currently responsible for Client Solutions for IHS Markit’s FX Transaction Processing business, Sue previously spent 23 years at the Bank of England, where as Deputy Chief Dealer she headed the Money Market and Forward FX side of its operations for UK Reserves, Bank of England Reserves and the customer book. Sue also developed the Bank’s liquidity management procedures and helped to launch new customer products.

Sue represented the front office on the Bank’s Risk Advisory Committee as well as being the Bank of England representative on the ACI UK Committee.

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Steven Singer

Steven Singer
Treasurer, ACI UK

Steve is the Treasurer of ACI UK.  His career in financial markets spans almost 30 years. He joined CIBC in 2006 as Director of Liquidity and is actively engaged in day to day business and operational processes to ensure compliance with regulatory policy. Previously, he held a variety of positions with Qatar National Bank in both London and the Middle East, including Head of FX and Head of Money Markets.

Steve passed the ACI Diploma, with Merit, in 1995.


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Oliver Madden


Oliver Madden
ACI UK Education Secretary/Chair ACI FMA Board of Education

Oliver Madden is ACI UK’s Education Secretary and chairs the international ACI Board of Education. In both roles he is an active proponent of the continuous development and promotion of ACI’s educational suite as ‘must have’ professional qualifications for market participants.

Oliver is Director, Cash & FX Operations Product, Client Operations at RBC Investor & Treasury Services (RBC I&TS). Previously, he worked within RBC Dexia Investor Services’ Technical Sales team, at Spitalfields Advisors Limited, an independent securities lending consultancy firm, and Santander Global Banking & Markets.

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Tina Kane
Committee Member, ACI UK/Marketing & Membership

Tina has a long established association with ACI both in the UK and internationally. She is responsible for marketing ACI UK to target audiences and also manages membership and events.

A financial markets veteran now working as a marketing consultant, Tina previously held a number of senior roles at Markit and Logicscope and was Head of Marketing and Communications at EBS – now part of NEX Markets (from its inception through its formative years).  Prior to that she was a Director of City-based financial PR company, Buchanan Communications (a WPP company) and has worked previously in the fund management and financial publishing sectors.

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David Woolcock


David Woolcock                                                                                             Committee Member, ACI UK/ACI FMA Committee for Professionalism

David is an experienced FX trader with good knowledge of the detailed workings of the FX market and related matters gained through a variety of roles in the industry. He is currently serving on the Market Participants Group for the Central Bank FX Working Group at the BIS on the new FX Global Code of Conduct.

David is Chair of ACI’s Committee for Professionalism and vice-Chair of the ACI FX Committee; he has broad knowledge of and experience in writing Codes of Conduct for ethical, fair & transparent OTC markets.

David is passionate about education and training in Best Practice and Ethical matters. 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 then took up a position as Global Head of Sales and Business Development for Eurobase Banking Solutions.

Outside of ACI, David  splits his time between Eurobase and Derivative Consulting Ltd, undertaking strategic advisory work and Expert Witness assignments.


Paul Chappell

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Paul Chappell                                                                                               Committee Member, ACI UK/ACI FMA FX Committee Member

Paul Chappell is an FX industry veteran, ACI FXC member and founder and Chief Investment Officer of C-View. 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, launched in May 2017.   Paul is frequently invited to speak and join panel discussions at key FX industry events including Profit and Loss and FXWeek conferences.


John Estrada


John Estrada                                                                                                               Committee Member, ACI UK

John Estrada is global head of eFX trading at Credit Suisse.  He has been at Credit Suisse since 2011, working previously at BNP, Sun Trading and Lehman Brothers in a variety of roles. 

John earned a PhD in experimental physics at MIT, working at CERN, before his career in finance.  John was elected to the ACI UK Committee in July 2017.


Andy Green


Andy Green                                                                                                           Committee Member, ACI UK

Andy joined C. Hoare & Co. in 2007 from Swedbank, London, and has over thirty years’ experience working within the Treasuries of a number of London banks. Andy chairs Hoare’s Deposit Committee and also sits on the bank’s Asset & Liability Committee (ALCO).

Andy was elected to the ACI UK Committee in July 2017.


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Alex Gilmour


Alex Gilmour                                                                                                       Committee Member, ACI UK

Alex Gilmour is an Associate Director – FX Distribution at UBS Investment Bank with a specific focus on FX Sales-Trading to banks, brokers and hedge funds. In addition to traditional voice dealing, his role also encompasses active participation in E-FX distribution and E-FX trade data analysis.

Prior to joining UBS, Alex traded FX spot and FX options at Western Union for 5 years, managing risk within EMEA.  His City career and passion for FX began when he joined London-based hedge fund Armajaro as an analyst.  Alex was elected to the ACI UK Committee in July 2017.


Vince O'Sullivan


Vince O’Sullivan                                                                                                 Committee Member, ACI UK

Vince joined GAIN GTX (Gain Capital) in November 2016.  Based in London, Vince is focused on marketing FX products to the Institutional Client sector in the EMEA region. Prior to this, Vince spent much of his career at Barclays plc, trading spot FX initially and subsequently responsible for Hedge Fund sales. Vince was instrumental in the creation of Barclay’s BARX FX platform.

Vince was inducted to the Profit and Loss Hall of Fame in 2015.  He was elected to the ACI UK Committee in July 2017.


Alan Clarke


Alan Clarke                                                                                                 Committee Member, ACI UK

Alan has over 30 years’ experience in a variety of front office FX roles. He was a Managing Director in the Global Markets business at HSBC, where he held a number of management positions that included an eight year period as a trader of Spot, Forwards and Emerging Markets before moving into a Sales role in 1989. Initially Chief Dealer of FX Sales in London, Alan became Head of FX Sales for Europe. Alan was also instrumental in the creation of the global e-commerce unit at HSBC and during that period became a founding board member of multi-bank platform FXall.

After leaving HSBC, Alan joined the Spanish Bank BBVA as Managing Director with the goal of creating a global FX business encompassing Trading, Sales and e-commerce; as the Global FX Product Manager his role also encompassed the COO function of the FX business, a role which he held until the end of 2016.

Alan has been a keen supporter of the ACI and its charity fundraising over the years and also assists on the UK Dealing Simulation Course held annually.  He is also an Independent Committee Member of the WM/Reuters Benchmark Oversight Committee.

Alan joined the ACI UK Committee in August 2017.


Glyn Harrington

Glyn Harrington
Committee Member, ACI UK

Glyn has had an extensive career in FX, beginning at Lloyds Bank in London where he moved from the back office to trading (forwards and spot) before joining Lloyds Bank in Sydney. Glyn then went to Manufacturers Hanover to trade ECUs, before moving to CIBC to trade JPY. In 1989 Glyn entered the world of voice broking, spending 18 years broking EUR/GBP and GBP/DMK for, variously, Godsalls, Marshalls and Harlows. Glyn is currently an Account Executive for Nex Markets. He joined the ACI UK Committee in July 2017.


Darryl Hooker

Darryl Hooker
ACI UK Supporter

Darryl is Head of Nex EBS Brokertec Market. He has worked with EBS and other ICAP subsidiaries for over 18 years and has extensive experience in foreign exchange and emerging markets.

Previously, Darryl was Head of Strategic Currency Initiatives, Head of Emerging and Growth Markets and Head of Emerging Markets Sales for the EBS Market and EBS Direct platforms. He also served as a member of the Public Affairs Committee of the LBMA for five years. Prior to this, Darryl held senior positions with Reuters and M W Marshall in the US, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, South Africa, Middle East and UK. He has been an active member of the ACI UK Committee since 2007


Phillip Atkinson

Phillip Atkinson
ACI UK Supporter

Prior to joining SwapClear, where he is currently Head of Member Sales and Relationship Management, Phil had global responsibility for managing rates and transaction services within the fixed income division of Thomson Reuters. Phil also managed his own financial markets consultancy and the development and marketing of trading, clearing and showcase platforms for Société Générale. He was previously a trader with risk and credit management responsibilities in various treasury-trading functions including short term rates, forward FX and emerging markets desks.

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David Clark

David Clark
Honorary President, ACI UK and ACI International

David Clark spent over 40 years working in currency and capital markets for firms including Bankers Trust, Commerzbank, HSBC and Bankgesellschaft before moving into non-executive director and advisory positions. He is Chairman of Charity Bank, a non-executive director of CafBank (both owned by the Charities Aid Foundation), is Senior Independent (SID) non-executive director of Tullett Prebon, and a non-executive director of Westpac Europe Limited. He was a senior advisor to the UK’s Financial Services Authority and has sat on a number of Basel II working groups.

He was President of ACI, The Financial Markets Association from 1992-95 and is an Honorary President of both ACI and ACI UK. In March 2006 he was appointed Chairman of the Wholesale Markets Brokers Association and the London Energy Brokers Association. He is also a Senior Advisor to GFTA, an FX overlay fund manager, and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (FRSA).