Russell Levens

Chief Executive Officer, G. H. Financials, LLC

Russell joined G. H. Financials in 2011 to set up our US clearing business as part of our strategy to scale up an established global clearing business.

Russell brings over 25 years of experience in the derivatives and securities industry. Starting his career in 1986 as a market maker on the London Stock Exchange, he transitioned to derivatives when he became responsible for the clearing and settlement of international and domestic futures and options.

In 2001, Russell was expatriated to Chicago with Fortis Clearing where he set up and led Fortis Clearing Chicago. He has held a number of senior management and business development positions with Kas Clearing London, Fortis Clearing (London and Chicago), Newedge USA. Russell has held memberships of the CBOT, CME and Nymex.