The TRADE’s Rising Stars of 2017 revealed

The Rising Stars of Trading and Execution awards are back for a third year, recognising talent in trading.
By Editors

Following an industry nomination process and extensive market research, The TRADE’s Rising Stars of Trading and Execution is back for its third year, recognising 40 of the most promising up-and-coming talents in trading.

The Rising Stars event will be held at Simpsons in the Strand, where each Star will be presented with their award, before being invited to The TRADE’s Leaders in Trading event on 25 October at The Savoy hotel.

Profiles on each Rising Star will also be published on our website and featured in our magazine following the awards ceremony. 

Congratulations to those listed below:

  • Paul Gruntjes, senior portfolio manager derivatives & hedging, Aegon Asset Management
  • Michael Vasselin, head of fixed income credit trading, Aviva Investors
  • Lucienne Lao, trader, Axa Investment Managers
  • Jamie Solomons, head of dealing, Blackfriars Asset Management
  • Robert Mitchelson, head of rates trading, EMEA, BlackRock
  • Chris Limentani, equity and derivatives trader, BlackRock
  • Derek Flynn, global head of equity execution, Bluecrest Capital Management
  • Sujay Shah, senior portfolio manager, global rates, BMO Global Asset Management
  • Nicolas Forest, global head of fixed income, Candriam
  • Vincent Minichetti, trader equities, FX and derivatives, Candriam
  • Paul Jefferys, head of CLB trading and quantitative portfolio manager, Citadel LLC
  • Timo Barry, head of options trading Europe, Citadel Securities
  • Bertie Allan, international portfolio & electronic equity trader, Cowen Group
  • Frances Ritter, trader, Dimensional Fund Advisors
  • Victoria Kelly, head of European trading, Fidelity International
  • Tom Stevenson, equity trader, Fidelity International
  • Matt Wood, head of trading and research technology, GLG Partners
  • Lindsey Read, equity trader, Goldman Sachs Asset Management
  • Tom Johnston, head of trading operations, GSA Capital
  • David Ketley, head of dealing, Harmonic Capital
  • Jonathan Lee, head of credit trading, Hermes Investment Management
  • Craig McLeod, head of fixed income dealing, Investec Asset Management
  • Joeri Wouters, buy-side dealer, KBC Asset Management
  • Anne-Kirstine Moller, portfolio manager, LGIM
  • Ed Wicks, head of equity trading EMEA, LGIM
  • Martin Hendry, global equities, fixed income, derivatives and FX trader, Liontrust
  • Liam Stone, equity trader, Lombard Odier Investment Managers
  • Mihir Choksi, senior trader, Louis Capital Markets
  • Daniel Baddley, senior derivatives trader, Man AHL
  • Sarah Concklin, sales and trading, Millennium Europe
  • Tommy Chung, head of derivatives, Nationwide Building Society
  • Anish Shah, senior fixed income dealer, Old Mutual Global Investors
  • David Vickers, managing director, multi assets, Russell Investments
  • Guy Alcock, trader, Schroders
  • Matthew Steer, senior derivatives dealer, Standard Life Investments
  • Graham Sorrell, head of equity, currency & derivatives trading EMEA, State Street Global Advisors
  • Paul Cable, head of international fixed income trading, T. Rowe Price
  • Hywel Franklin, head of thematic equities, UBS Global Asset Management
  • Stephane Marie Francoise, vice President, senior equities trading, Unigestion
  • Katie Ramsey, portfolio manager/trader, Vanguard
  • Pasi Hyttinen, head of fixed income and portfolio manager, Europe, Vanguard