ETX Capital Names Daniel Gladding as Its Chief Risk Officer

Gladding brings executive experience in risk and operations, including data analytics and the regulatory environment.

ETX Capital announced that it has named Daniel Gladding as its new Chief Risk Officer to execute its strategic vision, effective immediately.

It was recently announced in a press release that Daniel Gladding, a veteran senior executive in the financial services industry, has joined the ETX Executive Team as it Chief Risk Officer in London.

Gladding brings a wealth of experience in executive roles in risk and operations. In particular, his broad experience covers data analytics, operational issues, the regulatory environment and of course risk management.

Previous to the hire by ETX Capital, Gladding held the role of Head of Risk and Director (SMF3) at Admiral Markets. Although his time was limited to a year, he accomplished the requirements of the position.

Daniel Gladding, Chief Risk Officer, ETX Capital.
Daniel Gladding, Chief Risk Officer, ETX Capital. Source: LinkedIn

Before this time at Admiral Markets, the veteran senior executive founded Step Function, a professional training and development company running courses in Python, Data Analytics and Data Science, in October 2016. He led the organisation successfully over the last four years.

Additionally, at Capital Index, a London-based, he initially served as Global Head of Risk and was shortly promoted to Chief Operations Officer. Here he managed the IT, Risk and Quantitative Analytics teams. He also served as Chair of the Risk Committee, ICAAP Committee and Best Execution Committee among other responsibilities.

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Earlier to Capital Index, Gladding took on the role of Vice President of Risk Management and Quantitative Analytics at GAIN Capital. For almost six years from early 2012, he managed a team of quants performing: Stress testing / Hedge modelling / Value at Risk analysis / Risk limit optimisation.

At GFT Global Markets UK LTD, he spent his time managing the Binary Options Desk from the beginning of 2009 until spring 2012. Furthermore, in 2004, he began his career at IG Index as a Market Maker in London. He triumphed in the role for the five years that he spent there.

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ETX Capital feels assured that Gladding will be a valuable contribution to the executive team and eagerly anticipate what he brings to the table.

Gladding said: “Joining ETX Capital as Chief Risk Officer represents an exciting challenge for me, as we look to execute on the strategic vision mapped out by Ryan Nettles and Luca Merolla of Guru Capital.”

Commenting on the hire, Phil Adler, CEO of ETX Capital adds: “Speaking on behalf of the ETX Executive Team, we are delighted that Daniel Gladding has chosen to join ETX as Chief Risk Officer. Daniel brings great experience in data analytics, operational issues, the regulatory environment and of course risk management at an exciting time in the development of ETX under the new ownership of Guru Capital.”

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