Media Spokespeople

Our media experts

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

Corporate spokespeople

Gavin Bambury

Chief Executive Officer

With more than 25 years’ 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 vom Scheidt

Chief Operating Officer

Based in London, Kurt vom Scheidt is OANDA’s Chief Operating Officer, responsible for leading the trading, product management, financial risk, business operations and Solutions for Business teams.

David Hodge

David Hodge

Chief Revenue Office

David Hodge is OANDA’s Chief Revenue Officer, responsible for driving company growth around the world, from the Americas to EMEA and Asia Pacific.

Anthony Griffin

Anthony Griffin

Managing Director - Australia

A seasoned professional with more than 30 years’ experience, Anthony Griffin is Managing Director for Australia, responsible for driving our continued growth throughout the local market.

Yoshiharu Yanagisawa

Yoshiharu Yanagisawa

Managing Director - Japan

Yoshi Yanagisawa is Managing Director and Representative Director with us in Japan. He is responsible for driving business in the world's largest retail foreign exchange market.


Lucian Lauerman

Head of OANDA FX Data Services

Based in London, Lucian Lauerman is responsible for the strategic growth of the firm’s corporate offering, which delivers cutting-edge foreign exchange technologies and services to leading companies around the world.


Mark Chesterman

Head of Trading

With an extensive background in global capital markets and foreign exchange, Mark Chesterman is OANDA’s Head of Trading, responsible for leading the global trading team, quantitative analytics and research groups from the firm’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.

Market analysts

Craig Erlam

Craig Erlam

Senior Market Analyst - UK & EMEA

Focusing on fundamental and technical analysis while producing macroeconomic commentary, Craig Erlam’s views have been published in the Financial Times, Reuters and the International Business Times.

Jeffrey Halley

Jeffrey Halley

Senior Market Analyst - Asia Pacific

With more than 30 years of FX experience – from spot/margin trading and NDFs through to currency options and futures – Jeffrey Halley is OANDA’s senior market analyst for Asia Pacific, responsible for providing timely and relevant macro analysis covering a wide range of asset classes.

Ed Moya

Edward Moya

Senior Market Analyst - The Americas

With more than 20 years’ trading experience, Ed Moya is a market analyst with OANDA, producing up-to-the-minute fundamental analysis of geopolitical events and monetary policies in the US, Europe, Middle East and North Africa.

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