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.

David Hodge

David Hodge

Chief Executive Officer EMEA and Chief Marketing Officer

David Hodge is our EMEA CEO and the firm’s global Chief Marketing Officer, responsible for driving company growth across the region and spearheading the firm’s marketing efforts worldwide.

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.

Kurt vom Scheidt

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.

Mohsin Siddiqui

Mohsin Siddiqui

Managing Director - The Americas

Having spent more than a decade with the firm, Mohsin Siddiqui is Managing Director of North America and Head of Corporate Development, based in Toronto.

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.

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Lucian Lauerman

Head of Solutions for Business

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.

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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.

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.

Alfonso Esparza

Alfonso Esparza

Senior Market Analyst - Latin America

Having joined us in 2007, Alfonso Esparza specializes in macro forex strategies for major currency pairs and has written extensively about central banks, global economic and political trends.

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 - North America

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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