FX specialist Christian Schoeppe has taken up a new role as Founder and Managing Director at Frankfurt-based SchoeppeFX International Consulting, according to market sources.
The company offers foreign exchange consulting services and focusses on FX business strategy, trading technology, and controls, as well as on expert collaboration and education around the FX Global Code of Conduct.
Schoeppe brings two decades of experience in the investment industry to his new role.
Before founding SchoeppeFX, he was Head of FX Trading at DWS and held senior trading positions for Deutsche Asset Management on the buy-side and Deutsche Bank on the sell-side.
Deutsche Bank veteran
Schoeppe’s career began at Deutsche Bank, where he had spent 19 years since 2000.
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Additionally, he was a member and chair of the FX Working Group at the German Fund Management Association BVI.
In addition to his experience with Deutsche Bank Group, Schoeppe was a member of the European Central Bank’s Foreign Exchange Contact Group (FXCG) that helped develop and construct the Global FX Code of Conduct.
Schoeppe was awarded twice with the prestigious Alpha Trader Forum Award by K&K Global Consulting for “FX Trader of the Year,” as well as “Pioneering Foreign Exchange Trader” in 2016 and 2017 respectively.
“I have been fortunate enough to lead and work in industry-leading buy-and sell-side organizations, my highlights being the implementation of automated and algorithmic trade execution, the establishment of global trading desk setups, as well as significantly elevating on-and offshore services and efficiencies, Schoeppe says.
“We now assist institutional clients in asset and wealth management to identify and leverage potential for value creation and cost reduction in order to increase their long-term competitiveness, which has become even more essential in this challenging business environment, he concludes.