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At Advanced Markets, we believe in the power of doing business as partners, and place great value on maintaining good work relationships. Our global team of consultants are available to discuss your challenges, aspirations and specific requirements, to create and deliver a tailored solution designed with your needs in mind.

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Anya Aratovskaya​

VP of Institutional Sales

With 12 years in the financial services industry and counting, Anya is an industry veteran who has developed a broad range of industry knowledge in all aspects of Foreign Exchange, the latest trading technology infrastructure, risk management, and global regulatory practices. She has helped numerous FX companies, banks, and asset managers elevate their businesses to a new level by successfully implementing progressive technology and liquidity solutions into their models. With a Master of Science in Financial Services from Northeastern University, Anya also provides valuable leadership and direction to Advanced Markets’ staff and outside counsel.  

Richard Perona

VP of Institutional Sales

With more than 22 years of experience, Richard has gained extensive experience on the FX desks of major world banks where he managed the flow of retail FX brokers. He has a deep understanding of the FX industry, specializing in G20 and exotic currency trading. Richard assists financial institutions, fund managers, and individuals around the globe to integrate FX as an asset class, and identify applicable markets and technologies to suit their overall strategy. Prior to joining Advanced Markets, Richard worked as a Business Intelligence Specialist, seeking and collaborating with market contacts for liquidity and technology deals. 

Raphael Ribeaucourt​

VP of Institutional Sales

With over 12 years of experience in the finance industry, including three years at Advanced Markets, Raphael has developed a wide range of expertise. He started his career at Baxter Financial Services as a Senior Sales Representative, and an FX Trader in both the open outcry futures pits (FINEX & CME) and EFP’s via electronic trading platforms. Responsible for all aspects of front, middle, and back office management, Raphael played key roles in enhancing the technical capabilities of the broker’s own ECN and clearing system. Raphael holds an Honors Degree in Finance and Business Studies from the Institut Supérieur Européen de Gestion, and received a Master of Business Administration in International Business Management from the International School of Management in partnership with St John’s University and the Institut Supérieur Européen de Gestion. 

Shobin Mathew Simon​

VP of Institutional Sales

With more than 15 years of experience at the forefront of the Foreign Exchange and banking markets across Europe and Asia, Shobin started his career in 2003, working at Hewlett Packard in Bangalore, India, before moving to Dubai to work for Barclays Bank in 2006. In 2009, he moved to London to work for derivative and FX markets, where he served as a Retail and Institutional Sales Manager in various FX firms. Highly experienced in financial service regulations, Shobin holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration. He has lived in India, Kuwait, Dubai, and London, and is fluent in English, Hindi, Tamil, and Malayalam. 

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