Peter Wadkins

Peter Wadkins has a wealth of experience in the financial markets having started his career at Nat West London as a trainee in their currency dealing room following a 2-year stint in the bank's management training program. He worked his way up through the ranks and moved to Marine Midland Bank London's International Treasury Management (ITM) team specializing in helping corporate clients manage their foreign exchange exposures. He was transferred to New York and headed up the corporate FX desk and latterly ran the head office ITM team. He then went onto a successful career at various international banks in New York becoming Treasurer of two different banks, President of Forex USA (ACI) where he sat on the Foreign Exchange Committee of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York as the ACI observer. He moved into the brokering business in the late 1990s, specializing in emerging market currencies and introduced Asian NDFs to the NY broker market. He changed careers in the mid 2000s joining Thomson Financial as a Senior Currency Analyst prior to the merger with Reuters and remained with them for 12 years covering major currency pairs and emerging market currencies.


National Westminster Bank London - Junior dealer
Marine Midland Bank London & New York International Treasury Management - AVP
Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken NY - Chief Spot Dealer
Consolidate Navigation NJ - VP FX
State Bank of New South Wales NY - Chief Dealer; Treasurer
MTB Bank NY - Treasurer
Standard Chartered Bank NY - VP Manager 2nd Tier Exotic currencies
Tullett & Tokyo NY - VP Manager Non-deliverable forwards (NDFs)
Tradition North America NY - SVP Manager Emerging Market FX
Fortis Bank NY - VP head of bank sales and EMFX
Kalahari Ltd NY - Director of Bank Sales The Americas
Thomson Reuters NY - Senior Currency Analyst
Aite Group Boston - Senior FX Analyst
Invictus FX - Founder


Named best in the business short term FX advisory, Euromoney Magazine
Elected to the board of directors Forex USA 1996
Elected President of Forex USA 2000

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