BGC Partners appoints Nicole Shaughnessy as Managing Director, Environmental Products

BGC Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ:BGCP), a brokerage company servicing the financial and real estate markets, today announced the appointment of Nicole Shaughnessy as Managing Director, Environmental Products.

Ms. Shaughnessy will run BGC’s Environmental Product Desk through BGC Environmental Brokerage Services L.P. She reports to Shawn McLoughlin, Senior Managing Director of New Business Development, BGC.

Ms. Shaughnessy has two decades of leadership expertise in the highly specialized energy and environmental sectors. She was most recently Founder and President of The Finerty Group. Prior to that, she held several senior roles at Evolution Markets for nearly 10 years, managing and overseeing the company’s Western Emissions, Renewable Energy and Weather Derivatives desks.

She also assisted in establishing the German power desk as a Director at Natsource-Tullet, Inc.’s London office and served as a Natural Gas Broker and Partner at Natsource, Inc.’s New York office.

bgcShawn McLoughlin, Senior Managing Director of New Business Development, BGC, said,

“We are pleased to have a high-caliber professional with Nicole’s in-depth knowledge of the complex dynamics shaping the energy and environmental markets joining BGC’s Environmental Products team. Her expertise, well regarded reputation and vast network of industry contacts will be of great value to our clients, especially as they navigate the demands of a heightened regulatory environment, increased risk management and a more competitive market landscape.”

Ms. Shaughnessy commented,

“BGC’s commitment and leadership position in providing innovative, world-class financial services to a growing list of clients in the green energy markets is impressive. I am excited to be able to partner with such a talented and dedicated team of professionals to expand the high-quality services and products BGC brings to clients in the energy and environmental sector worldwide.”

You can view the official announcement from BGC on the appointment by clicking here.

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