promotes new head of institutional trading

The new hire was formerly with forex trading house FXCM, and will be based in Dubai. 

Tim Rudland has started a new position as head of institutional trading for multi-asset liquidity provider, The TRADE can reveal. He was promoted internally in November 2022 from his previous position as liquidity manager. is an FCA-regulated provider headquartered in London. Launched in 2021, it’s the institutional arm of retail brokerage ThinkMarkets, which moved into the professional space last year covering FX, CFDs, commodities and cryptocurrency. As well as the traditional prime of prime partnership, also provides a white label offering through MetaTrader 4, MetaTrader 5, and Integral. Its managing director is Mukrram Ali, who joined in February 2021 from low-latency systems provider oneZero Financial Systems.  

Rudland joined in November 2021 from FXCM (Forex Capital Markets), a London-based retail foreign exchange broker, where he spent two and a half years as vice-president of institutional sales. He is based in the firm’s Dubai office.  

He was previously with securities brokerage GKFX for almost four years, most recently as UK head of trading. Earlier in his career, he spent five years with Alpari, one of the world’s largest FX brokers.  

He started his career as a dealer with CMC Markets.