Past speakers

Previous 2023 speakers

Carlos Gomez Gascon

Head of macro algorithmic execution

JP Morgan Chase

Swayam Thacker

Executive director, FX, FICC, emerging markets rates systematic trading

Goldman Sachs

Philippe Burke

Portfolio manager

Apache Capital Management

Philippe C. Burke is a portfolio manager at Apache Capital Management, an NYC based asset management company with an emphasis on quantitative and machine learning assisted strategies.

Prior to Apache Capital, Philippe was a principal and head of global leveraged strategies at Morgan Stanley (1997-98). Philippe joined Morgan Stanley from Lehman Brothers where he was an SVP (1991-97) and held the positions of proprietary trader, head derivative strategist, senior structured bond trader, and head of structured swaps during his tenure.

Philippe has an MSc (Economics) from the London School of Economics and an MBA (Finance) with honours from the University of Chicago.

Bernard Kim

Head of electronic macro, Americas

Credit Agricole CIB

Janet Dawson

Managing director, global FX division, Americas


Austin Campbell

Adjunct professor

Columbia Business School

Austin Campbell is the managing partner and founder of Zero Knowledge Consulting and an adjunct professor at Columbia Business School. Previously, he ran the stablecoin platform and portfolio management at Paxos as well as being the chief risk officer of Paxos National Trust, has managed fixed income trading desks at JP Morgan and Citi covering >$100B of cash derivatives, and has been a portfolio manager and structurer at Stone Ridge, the parent of NYDIG. He holds a BS in Mathematics from CSU Chico and a MBA from NYU Stern.

John O'Hara

Americas prime services product head

Standard Chartered Bank

William Egan

Head of FX prime brokerage, US & APAC

Natwest Markets

Garth Appelt

Managing director, head of foreign exchange

Mizuho Americas

Garth Appelt is a Managing Director, Head of Foreign Exchange at Mizuho Americas. Prior to Mizuho, Garth was a Senior Managing Director at UBS where he was the Global Head of Emerging Markets, Global Head of G10 Foreign Exchange Spot FX, and Global Head of Precious Metals Trading. At UBS, Garth was a member of the FRC Americas Executive Committee and FRC Global Management Committee. Garth also served as a board member for the Emerging Markets Traders Association (EMTA). Prior to joining UBS, Appelt was a Portfolio Manager at Moore Capital Management specializing in G10 and Emerging Market directional and relative value strategies in foreign exchange, interest rates, credit and equities. Over a 25-year career, Appelt has also held positions at Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, and JP Morgan in New York, Paris and London.

Marc Chandler

Chief market strategist

Bannockburn Global Forex

One of the most widely respected and quoted currency experts, Marc Chandler has been covering the global capital markets for more than 30 years. As a keen observer of the interconnection of international politics and economics, Marc appears daily in the financial press - CNBC, CNBC Asia FOX Business, Bloomberg TV and Radio, Barron’s, The Financial Times, The Washington Post, and more – where he provides his colorful take on the day’s global financial and economic news.

Throughout his career on Wall Street, Chandler has advised private businesses, hedge funds and asset managers on navigating the foreign exchange market, and most recently joined Bannockburn Global Forex as Managing Director and Chief Market Strategist in their New York City office.

Keep up with Marc Chandler's ongoing analysis on his blog,, or follow him on Twitter, @marcmakingsense.

Jonathan Karlin

Global head of emerging markets FX trading

Wells Fargo

Jonathan Karlin is the global head of emerging markets FX trading at Wells Fargo, joining in 2022. He has more than 15 years in emerging markets trading having previously worked at Bank of America, Macquarie, and most recently at RBS / NatWest Markets as the head of emerging markets FX Trading in the US. He additionally has spent time on the board of directors at EMTA (Emerging Market Traders Association). Jonathan holds a B.S. in economics from Duke University.

Nathaniel Litwak

Managing director, global head of FX prime brokerage

BNP Paribas

Joe Parsons

Global markets deputy editor

FX Markets

Joe Parsons is deputy editor on the global markets desk. He was formerly deputy editor at Global Custodian, and prior to that he was at The Trade.

Ulf J. Lindahl

Chief executive officer

Currency Research Associates LLC

Ulf J. Lindahl, Chief Executive Officer, has 40 years of experience in currency research and in managing currency overlay and currency alpha portfolios for pension funds and family offices now applied at Currency Research Associates. The experience was gained at A.G. Bisset, which he co-founded in 1981. Ulf has published the Review of Emerging Trends since 1984 providing subscribers with advice they can trust on currencies, interest rates, equity markets and commodities. The Review of Emerging Trends is now published by Currency Research Associates.


Marisa Kurk

Global head of foreign exchange

Northern Trust Corporation

Inderjit Takk

Head of FX & derivatives trading

Mackenzie Investments