Our People

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The Board

The Board of MGIL oversees the execution of corporate strategy for the firm and ensures that high standards of corporate governance are in place. Executive Board members are actively involved in the day to day running of the business through their membership of the Management Committee and through participation in the overall governance structure of MGIL.

Mark Astley
Chief Executive Officer

Maria Gibson-Stark
Head of Compliance and Legal

Keith Starling
Non-Executive Director

Alan Eisner
Member of the Board

Alistair McKay
Non-Executive Director


Senior Management Team

The Senior Management Team at Millennium Global supervises the running of the business and is responsible for formulating and reviewing the implementation of business strategy. The team is actively involved in the day-to-day management of the business through leadership of different departments, seats on firm management committees and participation in the firm’s governance structure.

Maria Gibson-Stark
Head of Compliance and Legal

Mark Astley
Chief Executive Officer


Managing Directors

Lisa Scott-Smith
Co-Head of Portfolio Investments and Currency Team Manager

Richard Benson
Co-Head of Portfolio Investments

Claire Dissaux
Head of Global Economics and Strategy

The Currency Investment Team at Millennium Global is responsible for the discretionary management of active currency overlay programmes. The team is one of the most experienced in the currency investment industry with an average experience of over twenty years among senior members. The team combines skills in investment and economic research and analysis, currency portfolio management and trade execution.


Francois Oustry
Head of Investment Solutions Group

Millennium Global’s Systematic Research Team is responsible for the management of systematic investment programmes including Multi-Factor Dynamic Hedging and Systematic Currency Alpha strategies. The team combines rigorous academic research skills and experience in managing client portfolios and is responsible for on‑going research and development of the quantitative investment model that underpins systematic strategies.


Maria Gibson-Stark
Head of Compliance and Legal

The Compliance and Legal Team at Millennium Global is responsible for the management of the company’s compliance function and implementation of the oversight and monitoring programme. The department is also responsible for on-boarding new clients, setting-up trading counterparties, compliance training of personnel and management of the firms legal issues.


Sotirios Chronis
Head of Operations

James Hull
Senior Business Analyst

The Operations Team sits at the critical adjunct between Millennium Global’s investment teams, trading counterparties, the firm’s clients and their custodian banks and prime brokers. The team is responsible for the firm’s operational infrastructure, for booking and confirming executed trades and for producing FX position and cash reconciliations and settlement instructions. The team provides performance reporting and analysis and maintains all trade documentation.


Client Services

Struan Wight
Client Services Manager

Adam Mercuri
Marketing Analyst

Millennium Global’s dedicated Client Service and Business Development Team is comprised of experienced professionals responsible for marketing the firm’s products and servicing relationships with clients, prospects and consultants globally. This includes management of regular client communications, meetings and roadshows and the production of bespoke client reporting and analysis.

Who we are

Founded in 1994, we are an independent institutional asset manager based in London specialising in currency investment management for institutional clients globally.
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What we do

We provide currency management solutions including risk mitigation strategies, active management of existing risk, absolute return products and advisory services.
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