FNG Exclusive… FNG has learned that Harry Campbell-Lamerton has resigned his position as COO of FCA regulated FX/CFDs broker Valutrades. He has also stepped off the board of Valutrades Limited.
Harry Campbell-Lamerton was hired to Valutrades as the #2 to longtime CEO Graeme Watkins in 2018. He joined Valutrades after spending three years as Institutional Sales Operations Manager at ADS Securities (now ADSS) in London, heading up its Prime of Prime offering. Prior to ADSS Mr. Campbell-Lamerton was with London Capital Group (LCG) for five years in a variety of operations roles.
FNG spoke with Harry Campbell-Lamerton, who explained his departure from Valutrades:
“I have decided to make a career change after 12 years in FX, taking up an exciting opportunity in a health food start up. Valutrades is a fantastic company going from strength to strength and leaving was a very tough decision. Graeme has built an exceptional team of people and I look forward to watching their continued growth, albeit from a different industry. The company is in an exciting place and I thoroughly enjoyed working for them.”
Valutrades CEO Graeme Watkins added:
“On behalf of the whole team at Valutrades we would like to thank Harry for his immense contribution to Valutrades. Joining at a pivotal time Harry helped oversee our upgrade to FCA full scope 730k license and the shift to profitability of the business. We understand Harry will go on to a new health food business startup which we wish him the very best for. Harry leaves Valutrades in good hands with a large and well trained operations team sharing his responsibilities.”
Valutrades saw an uptick in activity in 2020, with Revenues coming in at £4.0 million, up 24% from £3.3 million in 2019. The company is run from London led by Graeme Watkins, who has been CEO since 2015. Valutrades is controlled by Indonesian investors Aman Lakhiani and Anil Bahirwani.