Marex founder joins Valbury Capital as Non-Executive Director

Valbury Capital Limited has appointed Julian Courtney as a Non-Executive Director. He will have particular responsibility for providing oversight and independent advice to the Board on financial, compliance and governance matters.

Julian is a Chartered Accountant with over 25 years’ of finance, compliance and governance experience in the broking industry, and is a Partner at Aviate Global, the equities sales & research specialists, where he has responsibility for Finance and Compliance.

Prior to joining Aviate, Julian held senior roles at Deloitte, Price Waterhouse and Fimat, and was a founding director of Marex Financial Limited, the independent derivatives and Foreign Exchange broker providing trading in commodities, financial futures, options and foreign exchange.

Julian has been a member of the FSA Commodities Steering Group and the Compliance and Anti-Money Laundering Committees of the UK Futures and Options Association (FOA) and is a regular speaker at conferences organised by the FOA and the US Futures Industry Association.

He joins fellow Marex founding director Mark Hanney on the Board.

Mark Hanney, chief executive officer of Valbury Capital, said: “We are very pleased that Julian Courtney has agreed to join our board. Our firm is committed to maintaining the highest standards of governance and Julian will support our management team in ensuring we deliver this. Having established Marex together, I am personally excited at having the opportunity to work with Julian again at Valbury Capital”