Media Spokespeople

Our media experts

From industry insights to market commentary, our
spokespeople are always available to talk to the media.

Corporate Spokespeople

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Gavin Bambury

Chief Executive Officer

With more than 25 years of experience in the financial services industry, Gavin Bambury is the Chief Executive Officer of OANDA Group Corporation and an Executive Director on the OANDA Board, based in London.

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Kurt Von Scheidt

Chief Operating Officer

Based in London, Kurt Von Scheidt is OANDA's Chief Operating Officer, responsible for leading the trading, product management, financial risk, business operations and FX Data service teams.

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Marcin Niewiadomski

Managing Director, Europe

Based in Warsaw, Marcin Niewiadomski is Head of Europe with OANDA, responsible for driving company growth throughout the EU27 region. He is also the CEO and President of the TMS Brokers management board.

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Yoshiharu Yanagisawa

Managing Director, Japan

Yoshi Yanagisawa is Managing Director and Representative Director for OANDA in Japan. He is responsible for driving business in one of the world's largest retail foreign exchange markets.

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Lucian Lauerman

Head of Digital Assets

Based in London, Lucian Lauerman is responsible for the growth of OANDA’s offerings in Digital Assets. He also leads a range of strategic corporate development initiatives globally for OANDA.

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Mark Chesterman

Chief Risk Officer

Mark Chesterman, OANDA’s Chief Risk Officer, is responsible for leading the global risk and quantitative research groups from OANDA’s London office.

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Emmanuel Coulon

Chief Technology Officer

Based in London, Emmanuel Coulon is OANDA’s Chief Technology Officer, responsible for driving the firm’s global technology strategy and providing technical leadership across all areas of the business.


Philip Waters

Managing Director, Asia Pacific and Emerging Markets

Philip Waters is the Head of Asia Pacific and Emerging Markets for OANDA, responsible for all revenue-generating functions, including sales, relationship management, business development, operations, and marketing.

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Jessica Beckstead

Managing Director, North America

Based in New York, Jessica Beckstead is OANDA’s Managing Director for North America and US CEO and is responsible for driving the continued success of the firm’s growth throughout the US and Canada.

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Gustave Rieunier

Head of Trading

Based in London, Gustave Rieunier joined OANDA in October 2022 to manage the firm’s global trading team based in our Singapore, Warsaw, London, and Toronto offices.

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Darren Moffett

Chief Marketing Officer

Based in London, Darren Moffett is responsible for leading the marketing function, delivering valuable client growth, driving client communication interactions, and managing the OANDA brand globally.

Market analysts


Kelvin Wong

Senior Market Analyst, APAC

Based in Singapore, Kelvin is a well-established senior global macro strategist. He has over 15 years of experience in trading and providing market research on foreign exchange, stock markets, and commodities.


Moheb Hanna

Market Analyst

Based in North America, Moheb has over 15 years of experience in the forex markets, on both the research and client relations sides. Moheb specialises in technical, trade-focused market analysis.


Kenneth Fisher

Market Analyst

A highly experienced financial market analyst with a focus on fundamental analysis, Kenneth’s daily commentary covers a broad range of markets including forex, equities, and commodities.

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