James GillinghamCo-Founder & MD
James Gillingham is one of the co-founders of Finxflo.
James is Co-Founder & CEO engaged in developing and implementing strategic plans and company policies, maintaining an open dialogue with stakeholders and driving organizational success. He is an expert in managing and executing high-level strategic objectives with more than 13 years’ experience in building, developing and expanding multinational organizations. His deep knowledge of financial markets, digital currencies and fintech has played a pivotal role in his success to date.
After a compound fracture brought a promising football career to an abrupt halt, it didn’t take long for James to bounce back, swiftly winning a place at Close Brothers, one of the UK’s leading merchant banking groups, before being headhunted to work for International Asset Management, one of the oldest independent asset management firms in the world, managing USD 4 billion of funds.
James left that company to found JageroFX, a highly successful London-based startup delivering sophisticated automated trading algorithms. James built the company from the ground up and sold it for a lucrative sum to a group of investors at the age of 23.
In his free time James enjoys boxing, golf, volunteering at orphanages and running business mentorship programs for young adults.