Simon Roberts

Simon Roberts

Consultant

Simon, a graduate from The Royal Military Academy Sandhurst was commissioned as a Lieutenant into the British Army & then served in the UK, Hong Kong & Germany for four years.

After a successful tour in the Armed Forces Simon decided to pursue a career in Financial Markets, firstly as an Equity Derivatives trader at HSBC Trinkaus & Burkhardt, Dusseldorf & then as a Director at Exco/Bierbaum in Frankfurt where the firm provided global brokerage services. Simon then transferred his skill set to the UK as founder / owner of Kappa Financial Services Ltd which became the leading brokerage within Europe for equity derivatives and FX.

Since having sold Kappa and having held several Directorships both within wholesale and retail brokerages Simon has concentrated his skills and expertise within the Compliance arena helping multiple firms become authorised & regulated in the UK; together with building out their complete Compliance / Risk functions and departments.