Roger Rutherford

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Roger Rutherford

Chief Operating Officer

Chief Operating Officer Roger Rutherford is responsible for the strategic running of ParFX and overseeing the platform’s long-term development plans. 

Based in London, Roger plays a vital role in the implementation of ParFX’s vision to create a fair and transparent FX market by ensuring a level playing field for all participants, regardless of financial strength or technological sophistication.

He brings his extensive knowledge and track record of success to ParFX and is well-positioned to assess the needs of the market. Prior to joining in June 2012, Roger held a number of senior positions within the foreign exchange industry, including more than 10 years at ICAP-owned EBS, where he was Senior Product Manager and Head of EMEA Sales.

Roger was also Head of Product Management at CLS, the largest multi-currency cash settlement system to mitigate settlement risk for FX transactions globally. More recently, he was Global Head of FX Futures and Options at CME Group.

Roger is also a member of the ACI FX Committee, the organisation that represents over 12,000 individual market participants across the industry. 

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    Roger Rutherford, COO, ParFX: This is a HIT, but I don’t think ‘the great divide’ began in 2018. Rather, skyrocketing fees associated with market data is an uncomfortable, long-term trend.

  • 15 February 2019, FX Week How tech will transform FX next: what the industry thinks*

    These transformational technologies are what will form the opportunities, benefits and challenges for FX market participants in the future, according to Roger Rutherford, the chief operating officer at ParFX, one of the 130 market participants that took part in the mid-2018 study.

  • 13 February 2019, Euromoney Bank of England FX data show shift to options for hedging*

    More generally, financial markets were operating in a risk-off environment through and beyond October, explains Roger Rutherford, chief operating officer of ParFX, noting that GBP’s share of daily market turnover was down from 16.7% in April 2018 to 16.1% last October.

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