Founder and CEO
Gerald spent more than 18 years as an investment banker before founding LeapRate. Most of Gerald’s career was spent at Merrill Lynch, where Gerald was part of the Canada Corporate Finance team, and at Bear Stearns, where he was Managing Director – Technology Investment Banking. He has also acted as advisor to several online trading firms, and to investors in these firms. Gerald holds a BCom degree from the University of Toronto, and an MBA from Columbia Business School in New York.
Andrew is LeapRate’s Managing Editor, responsible for all aspects of news reporting and providing the international FX industry with detailed presentation of business-critical events within the daily operations of FX companies globally. Andrew’s 22 year career comprises of a 15 year period as Managing Director of a software consultancy which he founded, providing enterprise infrastructure services to large financial institutions and educational services companies, having concentrated on FX infrastructure from 2008. Having begun extensively reporting on all matters FX in late 2012, Andrew has become a respected contributing editor within several industry publications.