Our people are our greatest asset – we say it often and with good reason.  it is only our people's commitment to our values, standards, and to client service that allows us to help our clients succeed. 

Key members of our management team are as follows:

+ Andy Herriot

Andrew joined Monsas as the CEO and is responsible for all aspects of Monsas’ business operations. He is a leader in risk management, multi-asset infrastructure, technology, market structure, business operations and trading. Prior to joining Monsas, he spent 18 years working in European investment banks, holding senior roles at Credit Agricole and Societe Generale. Andrew holds a BA (Hons) Geography from University of Newcastle Upon Tyne and is qualified as CF1, CF3, and CF30.

+ Martin Marston

Martin founded Monsas. He is the CIO and responsible for investment strategy, oversight of all investments, and management of portfolios. He is a leader of investment and client services, portfolio management, and hedging strategy. Martin has 16 years experience in portfolio and investment management across firms including Gartmore, Citigroup, GLG, Tribeca and Millennium Capital Partners. He holds an MSc Economics from University of Surrey, and is qualified as CF1, CF10, CF11, CF30.

+ Michael Neutens

Michael is the Chief Strategy Officer (CSO) of Monsas, responsible for business structuring and growth strategy. He is well-versed in restructuring, performance management, and strategic projects in capital markets. He has 21 years experience, largely as a management consultant, and was a Principal at Booz Allen Hamilton. Michael completed the Executive Corporate Finance program at LBS, he graduated with an MSc Economics from London School of Economics with a First and holds a BA (Hons) from the Ivey School of Business.

+ Adrian Bird

As the Head of Monsas’ Operations, Adrian is responsible for day to day running of operational Equity, CFD & Bond business, from receiving trade tickets to settlement of trade, to reconciliations, and resolution of settlement issues. He has 20 years experience in the industry as an operations specialist across companies including Teather & Greenwood, MF Global and Valbury Capital. He holds a BA (Hons) Peace Studies from University of Bradford.

+ Andzelika Piechowka

Andzelika is the Head of Monsas’ Client Service Operations and is responsible for day to day management of counterparty relationships, communications with clients and related aspects of operations. She has over 5 years experience working in operations and client services for trading, account management and prime services, and is well versed in dealing with OTC and exchange products. She is currently completing a BA Business Management.

+ Dirk Urfels

Dirk joined Monsas as Head of Trading and is responsible for developing relationships with institutional traders and fund managers. He is an equity specialist dealing with all sales and trading aspects, with a core strength in generation of trading ideas. Dirk has 19 years professional trading experience and has held senior roles at GMSA Investments, Cantor Fitzgerald, Close Brothers, and Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein. He holds a Masters degree in Business and Finance from RWTH Aachen University, Germany.