About Us

Amius delivers tailored risk management solutions to the agri-commodity community.

Tailored, attentive and expert partnership

We pride ourselves in offering a bespoke service. We strive to be the best in our field, through exceptional attention to our clients’ requirements.

Amius Limited (“Amius”) provides clients from across the globe with a range of sophisticated financial services that are tailored to their individual requirements; enabling them to protect their business margins and manage volatility.

Risk Management

Amius provides bespoke over-the-counter (“OTC”) Risk Management structures to organisations with exposure to the commodities and foreign exchange markets, enabling our clients to effectively manage their price exposure whilst maximising potential opportunities.

Brokerage Services

Amius provides derivatives brokerage services to a global institutional client base through a bespoke platform offering real-time market insight from instruction through to execution.

We have long standing relationships with key industry and institutional players across a number of sectors built on the foundations of a rigorously client focussed approach.

Our Management Team

At the heart of Amius is a strong and professional leadership team with extensive experience across the commodities sector.

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. He began his career in the early 90’s with Bankers Trust before moving to Barclays, where he ran the Exotic Currency Options business. From there he moved to Rabobank where he served as Global Head of Options and then to Refco Overseas Ltd and later MF Global. In 2009, he left his position as Global Head of 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 departments

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 to a role as Business Technologist for Agricultural Commodities at JP Morgan before taking on his current responsiblities at Amius.

Matthias Bormann

Group Finance Director (CFO)

Matthias previously served as 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 joined Amius in 2011 after finishing her studies in Business Management (BSc) at The University of Birmingham. She has been pivotal in establishing Amius’ London Sales operation as well as our growing overseas presence in Singapore and Latin America. 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 the cocoa sector.

Matt Simons

Head of Operations

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 Lo

Head of Legal & Compliance


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