FX Buyside Europe

With 200+ stakeholders from the buy-side expected to attend, gain valuable insights from 60+ expert speakers and choose from 2 different streams to suit your needs. There will also be an interactive tech evaluation half-day workshop: meet and compare leading new FX platforms, products and solutions.

Europe's leading buy-side event for senior FX market professionals

  • Over 160 senior-level FX professionals from the buy- and sell-side community come together to LEARNDEBATE and NETWORK.
  • The Conference for asset managers, pensions funds, insurance companies, hedge funds, corporates, central banks and investment banks.
  • Join us on 12-13 June at the Movenpick Hotel in Amsterdam.

Buy-side attend for free!




Asset Managers, Pension Funds, Hedge Funds, Corporates and Central Banks



Investment Banks, Commercial Banks, Stock Brokers and other Corporates



The industry's top technology, data and service providors


Hours Of Networking

Tailored networking breaks throughout the two-day conference


Christoph Hock

Head of Multi-Asset Trading


Christoph Hock is Head of Multi-Asset Trading at Union Investment. He joined Union in April 2014 and, with his team, is responsible for all trading activities associated with portfolio management of cash equities, fixed income, fund and ETF business, FX, listed and OTC derivatives, and securities lending.

Christoph graduated with a Diplom-Bankbetriebswirt, and has more than 20 years of international investment banking, trading and management experience, having worked for companies on the sell- and buy-side, most recently as Head of Execution Sales at Barclays Bank and at Alpha Trading.

Prior to this, Christoph was founder, partner and co-CEO/Head of Portfolio Management and Trading at Tungsten Capital Management, a hedge fund company (2005-2010). He was Head of Proprietary Equity Derivatives Desk at J.P. Morgan in London and Frankfurt from 1998-2004. Christoph began his career at Dresdner Kleinwort Benson in Cash Equity Trading.

Imène Rahmouni-Rousseau

Director of Markets


Imène Rahmouni-Rousseau is the Director for Markets at Banque de France, the French central bank. She oversees foreign exchange reserve management, FX operations and the provision of investment services to foreign central banks and international organisations. She manages five divisions and a total of 100 persons, mainly based in Paris, and for a small part in New York. Imène sits on the Global FX Committee and is an alternate of the BIS Markets Committee.

Imène was previously lead of the vulnerabilities team of the Financial Stability Board (FSB) Secretariat, at the Bank for International Settlements in Basel (Switzerland). Prior to that, she worked as an economist at the European Central Bank in Frankfurt and was also head of the financial stability division in Banque de France during the financial crisis. She holds a Master’s degree in economics and finance from Ecole Centrale de Paris (1997) and from Sciences-Po (1998).

David Page

Senior Economist

AXA Investment Managers

David joined AXA Investment Managers in July 2014. He is working as a US and UK economist. Before joining AXA IM, he worked for 4 years at Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking as a Senior Economist covering primarily the UK economy. Prior to this, he worked for 10 years at Investec Bank as a global economist covering primarily UK and European economies. Before this, David spent 5 years in the Government Economic Service, initially working for the energy regulator, OFFER, before joining the UK Debt Management Office – an executive agency of HM Treasury – at its inception in 1998. David holds an MSc in Economics (1995) from the University of Warwick, UK and a BA in Economics (1994) from the University of York.

Guy Verberne

Chief Economist


Guy Verberne is responsible for all macro-economic analysis within PGGM Investment Management - the second largest Dutch pension fund service provider, with currently €175bn under management. Guy started his career as a policy advisor at the Dutch Ministry of Finance, before moving to the banking industry, where he has worked as a senior fixed income portfolio manager, chief economist and head of strategy. He has a master's degree in economics from Erasmus University Rotterdam, specializing in monetary economics and finance.

Philippe Waechter

Chief Economist

Ostrum Asset Management

Philippe Waechter is Chief Economist at Ostrum Asset Management and head of the Economic Research Unit. He was previously head of economic research at Banque Populaire Asset Management, a predecessor company to Natixis.

He began his investment career as an economist at BRED Banque Populaire. He currently lectures at the Ecole Normale Supérieure of Cachan.
Mr. Waechter was an associate professor at the Université d'Evry in 2003, is co-author of Subprimes, the Global Bankruptcy (May 2008), and is frequently quoted in the financial media.

He holds a graduate degree in economics and in econometrics from Université Paris I.

James Ashley

Head of International Market Strategy

Goldman Sachs Asset Management

James is head of the international market strategy team at Goldman Sachs Asset Management, part of GSAM’s Strategic Advisory Solutions group. He is responsible for providing international capital markets research, macro strategy and implementation 

Paul Fisher

Former Member of the Monetary Policy Committee

Bank of England

Paul Gregory Fisher (born 7 September 1958) is a British economist, who left the Bank of England in July 2016 after 26 years’ service. In September 2016 he was appointed chair of the London Bullion Market Association and in December 2016, he became a non-executive director at the UK Debt Management Office. Fisher has been a visiting professor at Richmond, The American International University in London since 2012; and is a senior research fellow in the new DAFM Centre of the Business School at King's College London. He was chair of the board of trustees at the London Institute of Banking and Finance, from 2011 to 2017.

Since July 2016, he has also been a Senior Associate/Fellow at the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL), where he works on issues around climate change and the financial sector in a pro bono capacity. CISL successfully nominated him to be a member of the EU High-Level Experts Group on Sustainable Finance from January 2017 to January 2018; the UK Green Finance Task Force from September 2017 to March 2018; and also as vice-chair of the CISL-supported Banking Environment Initiative.

Previously executive director of the Bank of England's Markets Directorate, he was appointed to the Bank of England's interest rate-setting Monetary Policy Committee from March 2009 to July 2014. Following a reorganisation at the bank, Fisher relinquished his membership of the MPC with effect from 1 August 2014, replaced by Nemat Shafik. He was appointed as Deputy Head of the Prudential Regulation Authority at the Bank of England in July 2014 and to its board from September 2015.

Fisher holds a BSc in economics with statistics from the University of Bristol, an MA in economics from the University of Warwick and a PhD in macroeconomic modelling, also from the University of Warwick.

Darryl Hooker


Harperdan Consulting Ltd

Darryl is a London-based business consultant and chairman of the International Ruble Settlement Forum as well as a committee member of the Financial Markets Association

He was previously a consultant for Capitolis. Before that, he was co-head of EBS BrokerTec Markets, ICAP's electronic foreign exchange and fixed-income trading business.

Before it was acquired by ICAP and combined with BrokerTec, he was global head of EBS Market. He played a critical role in new business initiatives with a specific focus on emerging markets.

Hooker served at EBS and other ICAP subsidiaries for more than 15 years, most recently as head of strategic currency initiatives. He led many successful initiatives at EBS, including the launch of EBS’s Russian Ruble campaign. More recently, he managed the growth of EBS’s CNH proposition, which resulted in increased volumes, market share and presence. Earlier he was head of strategic currency initiatives at EBS

Robbert Sijbrandij

Head of FX

Flow Traders

Flow Traders is a leading global technology-enabled  liquidity provider, specialized in Exchange Traded Products (ETPs). Robbie joined Flow Traders as head of FX in Jan 2017. He is responsible for the transition that took  Flow Traders from a large price taker to a non-bank liquidity provider in FX. Prior to his current role Robbie was heading up the FX Institutional Sales team at HSBC and before that he spent 10 years at Goldman Sachs in FX Sales responsible for Northern Europe.


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Tackle the critical market issues affecting FX

The most comprehensive programme in the industry.

From Brexit and the Eurozone to cryptocurrency and artificial intelligence.

Tailor the event to suit your needs with the choice of trading or investor streams.

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Generate Real Business Connections

Over 10 hours of dedicated networking breaks.

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Meet CEOs, CIOs, Heads of Trading, Investment & Portfolio Managers, Senior Traders and more.

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