Thursday 15 October 2020 6:00 am

The City View: LMAX CEO urges City to ‘support young talent’ amid Covid

In this episode Christian talks to David Mercer, CEO of LMAX Group, the fast-growing fintech firm and FX and institutional crypto exchange that clocked up $56m (£43m) in gross profit in 2019, with trading volumes of $3.5tn.

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LMAX Group is listed in the Deloitte Fast 50 and The Sunday Times Tech Track 100, and it recorded record half-year results in June 2020. David talks about his career in the City, culminating in a 2012 management buyout of the group and the company’s growth and success since then.

He discusses how the City can retain its spot as a leading global financial services hub in the years ahead and issues a passionate plea for City employers to open their doors to young talent from diverse backgrounds.

This podcast is sponsored by CMC Markets.

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