After spending some time at Mirexa Capital, Charles Jackson has returned to brokerage firm ED&F Man to take on the role as head of foreign exchange (forex) for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, Finance Magnates has learned.
According to his LinkedIn, Jackson has rejoined the firm this month after spending one year and nine months at Mirexa Capital, a financial markets intermediary, where he was the head of FX and listed derivatives for the European, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region.
Charles Jackson’s Career at ED&F Man
Before he was at Mirexa Capital, Jackson spent three and a half years at ED&F Man, initially joining the firm in March of 2014 in European Sales FX. From here, he then went on to become head of European FX sales in November 2014, later being promoted to the position of Head of Cross Asset Sales & Execution at the start of 2016.
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According to his LinkedIn profile, Jackson started his career in the FX industry in 2005, working in forex sales and as a trader at Bear, Stearns International Ltd. Based in London, Jackson was employed with the company until 2007.
In the same year, he moved to the Bank of America where he worked in the same role – forex sales and trader. Then in 2008, he joined Kaupthing Singer & Friedlander as head of forex sales, only to then move on to Newedge one year later where he was the director of FX, his LinkedIn states.
In addition to his 14 years spent in the FX industry, Jackson also has a number of educational qualifications under his belt. This includes a Bachelor of history with honors from Exeter University, which he graduated from in 2002, and a Diploma in Investment Compliance from the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment, which he earnt in 2006.