Christian is the founder and CEO of CFH Group, responsible for overall strategy and new business opportunities.
Christian founded CFH Group in 2008 with the aim of investing and creating companies that empower financial institutions to compete and win in their e-Markets. Today the group spans 4 different companies, with clients in 82 countries and more than 100 employees in 5 different locations. Most noticeably, Christian founded CFH Markets in 2008 based in London and regulated by the UK FSA as a riskless principal broker. CFH Markets is today one of the top 3 FX STP-brokers in the industry and was renamed CFH Clearing in June of 2013.
He also Founded CFH Systems, a technology company out of Copenhagen and Zurich that provides cloud-hosted trading backend and margin systems.
Most recently, Christian founded tradable in 2011. tradable was in November 2012 awarded as the most innovative financial company by Forexmagnates and have recently launched with industry giants like Forex.com in the US and Monex Group in Japan.
Before CFH – Christian was part of the Senior Executive Management team in Saxo Bank responsible for 80 % of the banks income. He joined in early 2004 and quickly went from managing a small team of 10 people to run global institutional sales with 80 people in Copenhagen, London and Singapore. Since then he was promoted to Senior Executive Director and Head of Europe & North America in Saxo Bank where he managed a group of 200 people in sales and account management, sales trading, private wealth management and marketing.
Prior to earning his time in Saxo Bank, Christian worked for Bloomberg L.P in London looking after both London based major accounts like UBS, Nomura and HSBC and major Scandinavian clients. Right out of college, Christian was part of the first wave of internet start-ups in Europe in the late 90s early 2000, when he co-founded Bizzadvice.com in London.
Christian holds a BSC degree in Finance from Boston College Carroll School of Management, and is a member of the Europe One Chapter of Young Presidents’ Organization (ypo.org).
Matthew joined CFH as Chief Financial Officer in 2014. Matthew started his career with PwC in London, qualifying as a Chartered Accountant in 2000.
Subsequently Matthew worked for London Stock Exchange plc in a variety of roles covering M&A, Investor Relations and financial reporting. After this he worked as Head of Finance at Bridgewell, the boutique investment bank, and was a founding partner at Ipex Capital, a fund investing in telematics, e-procurement and medical device start ups.
His last role was as Head of Finance at Moneycorp, the foreign exchange and international payments specialist, where he was responsible for financial reporting and was heavily involved in the sale of the business to Bridgepoint in 2014.