Dr. Ravi Chikatamarla

Dr. Ravi Chikatamarla

Chief Operating Officer

Dr. Ravi Chikatamarla graduated from ETH Zurich with a PhD in Geotechnical Engineering and was subsequently selected for the prestigious UBS Investment Bank graduate program.

After two years as a developer of trader tools for the FX options desk, Ravi was promoted to lead the Finance FX team, where he drove business planning, strategy and analytics. Ravi then joined the FX Spot and e-trading desks, helping them grow and maximise profit, and from there was appointed the FX Global COO.

In his position as COO, Ravi seamlessly led front-to-back business operations and steered critical projects such as the IOSCO benchmark implementation and the LIBOR transition for the investment bank.

Today, Ravi brings over a decade’s hands-on business expertise and in-depth product knowledge to the Aquarius team, and is the driving force behind the strategy to build Aquarius operations and develop the business.