FX people moves: GFI Fenics promotes Cook
Old-school brokers GFI Fenics have promoted Julian Cook to head of quantitative research in New York.
Cook will be responsible for overseeing GFI Fenics’ maths strategy and overseeing bespoke projects for clients. He will report to John Molloy, global head of GFI Fenics product.
During his 20-year career, Cook has worked as a quantitative analyst and FX options trader at JPMorgan, a product specialist at GFI Fenics, a project manager for FX options at FNX and the head of development at GFI Fenics.
Richard Brunt, global head of GFI Fenics, says: “At the core of GFI Fenic’s product has always been its maths models. GFI Fenics has invested heavily in this area over the years and we continue to increase this budget to keep our models ahead of the market.
“Julian was the perfect candidate for this role. His experience within the GFI Fenics group and previously as a market practioner gives him unique insight that all GFI Fenics users can benefit from.”