Board & Management

Hirander Misra
Hirander MisraGroup Chairman & CEO
Hirander Misra is the Chairman and CEO of GMEX Group (GMEX), offering innovative solutions for the creation & operation of electronic exchanges and post trade infrastructure in securities, FX, derivatives, commodities, crypto & digital tokenised assets. GMEX is one of the Top 10 leaders of blockchain technology in the All Party Parliamentary Group 2018 report on the UK Blockchain industry with Hirander a leading influencer. He is also In LATTICE80’s Top 100 influencer list for the UN Sustainable Developments Goal agenda for pioneering blockchain technology solutions.
He is also Chairman of SECDEX, the Seychelles based Securities, Commodities and Derivatives Exchange, which is a full ecosystem for digital and traditional assets enabled by blockchain technology. Additionally, he is a partner at Digital Partners Network and Digital Investment Fund PCC. He is also Founder & Co-Chairman of FinComEco, a fully integrated Financial & Commodities Ecosystem. He is additionally a Board Director of Greengage, whose mission is to bridge traditional financial services with emerging digital assets by way of boutique investment banking services.

Formerly, he was the COO and Co-Founder of Chi-X Europe Limited, being instrumental in taking the company from concept in November 2005 to reality with the launch and ongoing development with a successful exit to Bats Global Markets for $365M.

Tony Harrop
Tony HarropGroup CIO & Director of GMEX Technologies
Tony is also Managing Director of GMEX Innovation Limited , created by the MBO of the technology team at PLUS Markets. Tony joined PLUS as CTO in 2010, and led their strategic initiative to realign the technology team and build a ‘Next Generation’ stock exchange. Prior to this, in 2007 as CTO, he created and launched LiquidityHub a Fixed Income platform to serve the Interest Rate Swaps market. As Business Solutions Director at Evolution Consulting (2000-2007), he built a successful financial services consultancy with over 100 staff and their own software product.
Richard Atkins
Richard AtkinsNon-Executive Director
Richard had more than 20 years experience in markets, markets technology and the evolution of market structure gained from holding a range of senior positions at leading international trading venues. Richard has provided the business leadership and vision for the development of the cash equity market, trading products, and cash and derivatives trading platforms at two of the world’s top 10 exchanges.
Nik Gehring
Nik GehringChief Technology Officer
Nik has been delivering enterprise systems in Java for almost 20 years with the last 5 years specialising in low latency trading venues. Nik is now responsible for systems development of the ForumMatch suite. Prior to GMEX, Nik worked as a consultant in a variety of projects; leading teams of up to 50 developers to successfully deliver solutions across exchanges, investment management, retail banking and telecoms.
Emmanuel Devedeux
Emmanuel DevedeuxHead of Business Development
Emmanuel has spent over 25 years in the Financial Market world. After heading the Capital Market business unit in Atos Group offering technology and services to trading rooms and equity brokerage firms, he led the international sales of AtosEuronext, product suite of which entailed trading, clearing & settlement systems. He also spent more than 7 years at LCH.Clearnet in recent times.
Adam Hoskins
Adam HoskinsHead of Operations
Adam is responsible for ensuring that the systems GMEX delivers to clients are fully available, proactively monitored and that any issues that arise are quickly resolved. Technical teams based in London and Mauritius monitor the systems using the latest system tools and feed back any lessons learned into the development life-cycle.
Tony Bannon
Tony BannonHead of Infrastructure
Tony is responsible for managing Networking & Infrastructure, Quality & Testing and Project Management of all client projects, ensuring delivery is completed according to plan, on time & in budget. Tony is also responsible for determining much of the Technology employed by GMEX and has brought about significant change in arranging the successful Implementation of BCP & DR processes & procedures.