ENTRIES FOR THE EUROMONEY FX AWARDS ARE NOW CLOSED
For over 44 years, The Euromoney Foreign Exchange Survey has stood as the most comprehensive representation of the wholesale FX market.
For 2023 we are very excited to evolve and relaunch the Foreign Exchange Survey as a submission-based awards programme. Institutions that service the Foreign Exchange market are invited to pitch against a range of global and regional categories. Your pitches will be judged by a panel of global experts representing banks, providers and buy side corporations who will be looking for excellence and innovation in the market.
We are also pleased to announce the return of the Euromoney Foreign Exchange Awards gala dinner, where we will be presenting awards to this year’s winners.
WHY SHOULD I ENTER THE AWARDS?
Euromoney Awards are seen as the most reputable and recognisable accreditations to achieve within the wholesale financial market spanning 50 regions and over 100 countries.
Enter the 2023 awards and;
- Enhance your global reputation within the FX sector
- Gain meaningful insight into your business from our panel of industry leading FX experts
- Celebrate your team's achievements and their success in the FX sector
- Benchmark your work against the best in the businsess
WHO SHOULD ENTER?
The awards will accept entries from any FX provider, bank and non-bank, based anywhere in the world.
The 2023 categories are grouped as follows:
- Market Leader Global Awards
- Bank Awards
- Non-Bank Awards
Find out more about each group of awards by clicking on the drop-downs below. Please use our dedicated submissions portal to make your entry.
These categories will be awarded to this year's standout market leader in the chosen industry. Any leading global provider of institutional FX services can apply. Entries should highlight areas of excellence that place them over and above any competitor in the market today.
Judges will also be able to nominate institutions based on their review of entries across all categories. If you have entered any category, you will automatically be considered for these global awards, however a direct entry will help put your best foot forward.
- Best Global FX Provider
- Best FX Liquidy Provider
- Best FX Trading Provider
- Best FX Market Innovation
Awarded to this year's standout FX bank for the region and/or the service and industry indicated, as applies. Submissions can be from any institutional FX bank regardless of size or region. For the region award, eligible banks must be based in the relevant region and/or provide institutional FX services to clients in that region.
Entries should highlight all areas of excellence which places them over and above any competitor in the market today, ie footprint / product range / pricing / data / volumes / services.
Best FX Banks - Region
- Best FX Bank Europe (Western Europe)
- Best FX Bank North America
- Best FX Bank Asia Pacific
- Best FX Bank Central & Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa
- Best FX Bank Latin America
- Best FX Bank Nordic Region
- Best FX Bank Rest of the World (Country or Region)
- Best FX Bank North America
Best Bank for FX Trading
- Best Bank for e-FX Trading
- Best Bank for FX Spot
- Best Bank for Forwards/Swaps
- Best Bank for FX Options
- Best Bank for Non-Deliverable Forwards (NDF)
- Best FX Prime Broker
FX Banks – Services
- Best FX Bank for Corporates
- Best FX Bank for Wealth Management
- Best FX Bank for Real Money Clients
- Best FX Bank for Research
- Best FX Bank Sales
- Best FX Bank Service and Support
- Best FX Bank Data Management
FX Banks – Technology, Infrastructure and Innovation
- Best FX Bank for Innovation
- Best Single Dealer Platform
- Best Bank FX Liquidity Provider
- Best Bank FX Algos
- Best FX Bank for Trading Technology
- Best Bank FX Trade Analytics
- Best FX Bank ESG Initiative
- Best FX Bank for Diversity
Awarded to this year's standout service providers in the category and industry indicated. Entries should highlight all areas of excellence which places them over and above any competitor in the market today, ie footprint / product range / pricing / data / volumes / services.
FX Market Leaders
- Best Multi-Dealer Platform/ECN
- Best FX Exchange
- Best Non-Bank FX Liquidity
- Best FX Market Data Provider
- Best FX Algo Platform
- Best FX Order/Execution Management System
- Best FX Software Provider
- Best FX Trading Technology Provider
- Best FX Data Management Provider
FX Trading Platforms
- Best Platform for FX Spot
- Best Platform for Forwards/Swaps
- Best Platform for FX Options
- Best Platform for Non-Deliverable Forwards (NDFs)
FX Providers and Venues – Services
- Best FX Venue for Corporates
- Best FX Venue for Wealth Management
- Best FX Venue for Real Money Clients
- Best FX Clearing and Settlement Provider
FX Technology, Infrastructure and Innovation
- Best FX Market Innovation
- Best AI/Machine Learning Inititative
- Best FX Trade Analytics
- Best FX ESG Initiative
- Best FX Market Leader for Diversity
Regional Head of GFX DACH, Deutsche Bank
André Besant, based in Frankfurt am Main, currently serves as the Regional Head of DACH for Deutsche Bank’s Global Foreign Exchange (GFX) business, a position he has held since 2019.
He is a senior trader with over two decades of experience in Foreign Exchange and Money Markets. During his 28-year career at Deutsche Bank, Mr. Besant has developed extensive trading expertise and comprehensive risk management skills in Foreign Exchange and Money Markets.
Head of eFX Trading Global Markets, Bank of China (HK)
Eva is the head of eFX trading at Bank of China (HK) Ltd. She is responsible for strategic vision setting and driving innovative electronic trading development. Her team also looks after the CNH Futures business.
Prior to joining Bank of China (HK) in 2016, Eva was with RBS where she was the e-commerce salesperson covering North East Asia across all client sectors. Before that, Eva was with HSBC where she started her career in the banking industry.
Andrew Coyne is the founder of CobaltFX, a United Fintech Company. He has over 35 years’ experience in the FX industry, starting his career in 1988 at Bankers Trust Company, then running FX Prime Brokerage at Deutsche Bank for 6 years before becoming Head of FX Prime Brokerage at Citi.
In 2012 he joined ICAP as CEO of Traiana and founded CobaltFX in 2015 to focus on credit optimisation and post-trade FX, with a focus on efficiency, growth and profitability for institutional clients.
Head of Legal & Regulatory - US, Euronext
Susan is Head of Legal & Regulatory – U.S. for the Euronext Group and CEO of Euronext U.S. Inc. She sits on the Boards of Directors of Euronext FX Inc., Euronext Markets Singapore Pte. Ltd. and Euronext Market Services LLC. Ms. Dauber is also Chair of the Board of the FXPA.
Prior to joining Euronext, Susan served as the chief legal officer of several successful emerging companies, including Lava Trading, The New Orleans Exchange – Receivables Exchange, and Instinet, LLC, and was also the founding member of a boutique law firm, Dauber Law Group. She began her career as a litigator at Cravath, Swaine & Moore and Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison, before transitioning to an in-house counsel role. She has also served as a law clerk in the Southern District of NY and an adjunct at Tulane Law School.
Susan is an honors graduate of the NYU School of Law and the University of Pennsylvania.
Managing Director and Head of FX & Commodities, Dublin
Co-Head of European Institutional FX Sales, TD Securities
Iván leads the Foreign Exchange and Commodities team in Dublin that is responsible for providing EU clients with liquidity and solutions to their hedging and directional needs and which makes markets in currency swaps and eFX.
Joining the firm in 2016, Iván spearheaded the expansion of the institutional FX franchise in Europe and the Middle East out of London. In 2019, he relocated to Ireland with his family to build the firm’s FX desk in Dublin and transition the EU-27 clients following the United Kingdom’s departure from the EU.
Previously, he was the lead FX salesperson for French speaking clients and Scandinavia at Credit Suisse’s U.K. office, where he worked for 8 years. Iván started his career in markets at Goldman Sachs in 2006.
He holds a Master’s in Management from ESCP Business School and a professional certificate in Banking in a Digital Age from University College Dublin.
Global Head of Fixed Income and FX Trading Liquidity, Bloomberg
Paula Fry manages a team of sales relationship managers at Bloomberg in the Electronic Trading group. Her team look after the providers of liquidity, both in fixed income and foreign exchange, that span across all of the Bloomberg trading platforms.
She has also co-headed the Bloomberg Women's Community for EMEA, using this platform to highlight peri-menopause in the city and the importance of speaking out about it's effects on women's lives and careers. She has a passion for D&I and female mentoring.
Prior to joining Bloomberg 7 years ago, Paula, who now has had a near 30 year career in the city, was an FX trader at Goldman Sachs for 14 years and has worked in various eFX sales roles in London.
CEO & Founder, FairXchange
Guy began his career in 1998 providing technology solutions to Lloyds Insurance market. He joined Bloomberg in 2002, where he held a number of sales and management roles, culminating in responsibility for Bloomberg’s popular FXGO product in Europe.
In 2008 he joined Morgan Stanley, where he managed eDistribution for FX and Emerging Markets in EMEA. He has extensive practical experience in managing an electronic foreign exchange business, specialising in TCA and algorithmic execution. In 2016 he launched FairXchange, bringing clarity and transparency to execution performance through the provision of independent data. The firm was part acquired by United Fintech in November 2021, driving further growth.
Managing Director & Head of Non-Bank Financial Institutions in Commercial & Institutional business, Natwest
Phil has over 20 years’ experience in Fixed Income Markets having specialised in Regulation and Market Structure change that impacts how the sell side engages its client base, with the only constant being change.
He joined the bank in October 2002 and has been in his current position since January 2023. The Non-Bank Financial Institution role brings together all our institutional customers across NatWest Group’s product offering into one franchise.
Phil also serves as vice chair of the GFXD SteerCo that looks at FX industry developments and initiatives. He started his career in FX Sales and served as a relationship manager for flow sales products, where FX was a key product in that role.
Chief Growth Officer, 360T
Simon Jones joined 360T in 2017 as a member of the 360T Group Executive Board, bringing 20 years of experience in the FX industry. Previous to 360T he ran the eFX consultancy firm PierrepointFX, focused on helping banks, brokers and funds optimise their eFX solutions.
Prior to that Simon was a Managing Partner at MakoFX, an electronic inter-dealer broker. He began his career at Citigroup where he spent 16 years, working in both New York and London. Simon’s last role was as the Head of Electronic Trading for FX and Local Markets, this included responsibility for the Electronic Market Making and Algorithmic Execution businesses.
Business Development FICC, Jump Trading
Drew is a member of the global Business Development team at Jump Trading where he focuses on strategic partnerships throughout the spectrum of FICC. Over the course of his 15+ years at Jump, Drew has held numerous positions across the firm, including overseeing FX, Rates and clearing operations; and providing trade support and optimization. He began his career as a futures broker at R.J. O’Brien. When not busy building Jump’s businesses, Drew enjoys playing the keyboard in a local band and coaching his children’s many sports teams.
Eva Szalay is a financial writer who has covered currency markets and market structure for the best titles in the world. She started writing about foreign exchange in 2010 at the Wall Street Journal, before moving on to the Financial Times and most recently Bloomberg. She was also editor of FX Week for five years
Head of EBS Direct Trading Platforms, CME Group
Highly experienced financial services executive with a proven track record in building and growing several commercially successful Electronic FX Execution businesses. Achieved through a deep understanding of the OTC FX electronic trading market, relationships and strong people management skills augmented with passion and hard work. Underwritten by a strong emphasis on client adoption, revenue and profits, organisational efficiency, and strategic alignment.
Since 2013, Whelan has been responsible for EBS Direct OTC FX electronic trading platforms within the CME Cash Markets Division, across 400 active clients in Asia, Europe and North America servicing the Bank, Hedge fund and buyside client segment. The team of 16 is globally responsible for running the day-to-day business and provide subject matter expertise to clients on all aspects of pricing and execution using our ‘best in class’ analytics platform
Managing Director and Global Head of Market Structure and Innovation for Financial Markets, ING Ban
Stéphane has a strong background in financial markets and understands the need for continued technological development to drive positive change in trading and market structure workflows. He is leading ING Financial Market innovation strategy and working on the implementation of financial regulations that will impact client trading activity and transform how the trading floor operates. He joined ING in 2015 to lead the bank e-commerce initiatives across all financial market products and to develop the financial market group’s cross-asset ecommerce strategy.
Stephane is also an advisor or board member for several Fintech initiatives and trading associations in Fixed income and FX. Since 2005 he has been active with the ACI Financial Market Association - an international non-profit organisation that represents the interests of market professionals in foreign exchange and money markets. He chaired the ACI FX committee from 2010 for 10 years and joined ACI FMA board in 2020 and became chairman of the board in June 2021. He is also an active member of the ECB FX contact group and a board member of ICMA since May 2023.
Head of BestX
Yusuf joined BestX in 2021 as the Head of Product Delivery and COO, becoming the Head of BestX in 2023. Before joining the company, Yusuf held a variety of roles within State Street.
BestX is a technology company, delivering open-architecture analytics, agnostic of liquidity provider or execution venue. BestX offers fully multi-asset analytics across FX, Fixed Income, Commodities and Cryptocurrencies to help Clients to Define, Achieve and Record a process of Best Execution.