Our Management Team

At the heart of Amius is a strong leadership team with extensive experience in our field.

Adrian Brickell – Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and founder of Amius Group Limited

Adrian brings a wealth of experience in risk management to the Amius Group. His career began in the early 90’s when he joined Bankers Trust before moving to Barclays where he ran the Exotic Currency Options business. From there he moved to Rabobank where he was Global Head of Options and then to Refco Overseas Ltd and later MF Global. In 2009 he left his position as Global Head of the Agricultural Derivatives at JP Morgan to form Armajaro OTC Limited in partnership with Armajaro. Adrian then founded Amius in 2011.

Alan Ng – Chief Information Officer (CIO) and head of Amius’ Trading & Technology department 

Alan has a PhD in Computational Fluid Dynamics. He began his working career developing risk and pricing platforms for equity derivative structured products at Deutsche Bank in London, before working as a Quantitative Risk Analyst at MF Global. In 2008 he moved on to a role as Business Technologist for Agricultural Commodities at JP Morgan before taking on his current responsibilities at Amius in 2011 as Quantitative Technologist.

Matthias Bormann – Group Finance Director (CFO)

Matthias was previously the CFO of Armajaro Trading Limited and Group Treasurer of the Armajaro Group. Prior to that he worked in the commodity finance divisions of Standard Chartered Bank and WestLB and before that in the audit and business advisory practice of PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) in London and Frankfurt. Matthias is a qualified accountant and a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW).

Jessica Hayim – Global Head of Sales

Jessica is Global Head of Sales at Amius. Jessica joined Amius in 2011 after finishing her studies in Business Management (BSc) at The University of Birmingham. Jessica was pivotal in establishing Amius’ London Sales efforts as well as Amius’ overseas presence in Singapore and the Latin America regions. Jessica manages the sales team globally, and is responsible for growing a network of clients, in addition to actively managing a number of these client relationships, with a focus on cocoa clients.

Matt Simons – Risk & Head of Operations (CRO)

Prior to his current role Matt worked for Ineos, BP, Staples Inc, Credit Suisse and Barclays in a broad range of commercial finance and operational roles. He is a qualified management accountant and member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA).

Ayesha Kapoor – Head of Legal & Compliance

Ayesha joined Amius in July 2016 as Head of Legal & Compliance. Ayesha previously worked at Marex Spectron for over 6 years, initially in the Legal department then subsequently in the Compliance department as Deputy Head of Compliance. Ayesha is a qualified solicitor in England and Wales.