Neil McDonald

Head of Trading

Neil McDonald

A seasoned professional, Neil McDonald leads the global trading, quantitative analytics and research groups at OANDA and is responsible for the strategic growth of the electronic trading business. Based in New York, he has more than 30 years of trading experience with major investment banks and hedge funds around the world.

Before joining OANDA, Neil held senior roles with leading institutions including ITG, JP Morgan, Citadel, Morgan Stanley, Lehman Brothers and Goldman Sachs. He was a board member of the Boston Options Exchange and has held advisory committee positions at the Options Clearing Corporation, Eurex and ISDA.

Neil holds a Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Biochemistry from Imperial College, London, and is an Associate of the Royal College of Science.