Sharon Shi appointed as Group CEO-elect of G. H. Financials

28 March 2022

G. H. Financials, a global independent clearing firm for exchange-traded derivatives, announces the appointment of Sharon Shi as Group CEO-elect.

Sharon Shi appointed CEO Elect

Since joining G. H. Financials in December 2012, Sharon has led the Group’s expansion in Asia, where she currently serves as Managing Director of G. H. Financials Hong Kong as well as being a London Group Board Director.  Subject to all customary regulatory and permit approvals, Sharon will relocate to London.

After graduating in Economics and completing her MBA in Singapore, Sharon held a number of securities and banking roles in Mainland China, as well as working at the Shanghai Futures Exchange, before joining G. H. Financials.

Sharon also serves as the current Chair of FIA Asia as well as on the FIA’s Board of Directors – FIA is the global trade association for the futures industry.

Mark Ibbotson, non-executive Chairman of the Board of G. H. Financials, commented:
“We are delighted that Sharon Shi has agreed to become our Group CEO and relocate from Asia to our head office in London. This is testament to the global and diverse nature of our business and client base.  Sharon is a respected and experienced futures leader on the international stage, and will take the Company to the next level. Our thanks also go to fellow Group Board Director and Group CFO, Ben Hepden, for his excellent stewardship of the Group through the recent leadership transition.”

Sharon Shi, Group CEO-elect, G. H. Financials commented:
“I am honoured and excited to lead G. H. Financials, a trusted independent clearing firm, on its continued journey of global growth.  Our talented and expert teams in London, Chicago and Hong Kong will continue to provide our customers with bespoke services of the highest quality across the world’s major futures exchanges.” 

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