James Banister


James Banister


0203 384 9961

James Banister is CEO of FXecosystem. He has been involved in the FX industry for over 20 years in sales, marketing, and advisory roles, focusing predominantly on FX eCommerce products. 

During his career, which includes almost a decade at Citigroup, James has successfully led the launch and growth of major Global Electronic franchises. These include Citigroup’s 1st generation FX trading platforms as well as the successful multibank platform FX Alliance Inc (FXall), one of the most well-respected global multi-bank trading platforms in the market, subsequently purchased by Reuters. James went on to become Managing Director at Bear Stearns, running its EMEA FX eCommerce business before changing his focus to manage and develop high growth FX-related SME businesses.  

James joined FXecosystem six years ago and has grown the business into a market leader by developing innovative and cost effective FX connectivity and co-location hosted services for global FX banks, retail FX brokers and other high frequency traders. Its LD4 (London) and NY4 (New York) Meet-Me-Room™(MMR) ecoworld provides a single point of entry to connect to FX market participants on a global scale.