MahiFX creates new Head of Analytics role

MahiFX has today announces that it has expanded its team with the addition of Alexander Ridgers in a new fundamental new role.

David Cooney, CEO of MahiFX said, “One of the keys to a successful e-FX business is trade analysis and support. The technology is the tool we use, but its operation is absolutely key to maximising revenue for our clients.”

“This requires specialised exercise of judgement about client tiering and tuning of the systems parameters. With our client base growing rapidly we needed to ensure this important function was carried out to the best of our ability to all our clients and we are confident Alex will help achieve this” concluded Mr. Cooney.


Mr. Ridgers began his career as a Quoting Dealer at IG Group Holdings plc (LON:IGG) after graduating from Bristol University in England with a degree in Economics and Finance. After 18 months he then went on to work as a Certificates Trader at ABN AMRO Bank N.V/RBS.

Within his career in the FX industry, Mr. Ridgers has also worked at CMC Markets as Head of Commodities Trading, as well as at GKFX Ltd as Head of Algorithmic Trading before moving to OANDA in London in the summer of last year. Alexander’s role at GKFX included building automated trading models, and his team consisted of himself and four developers which created trading engines from Mr. Ridgers’ prototyped models.

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