Leadership

With over 30 years of extensive experience in the fintech industry, the Sheer Markets leadership team has unparalleled knowledge and an unwavering commitment to reshaping the industry through innovation. Sheer Markets leadership team is proud to be among the first to offer clients an unprecedented product range which up until now had been unavailable to retail and institutional traders.

Alex Ladouceur
Chairman

Alex is the Chairman of Sheer Markets (Cyprus) Ltd. A former Wall Street Executive, Alex has been involved in global financial markets for more than three decades, responsible for overseeing global 24-hour market-making and trading of both exchange traded and OTC financial and commodity products.

Howard Carr
Chief Executive Officer

Howard is the Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of Sheer Markets (Cyprus) Ltd. Howard is a highly motivated, dynamic manager whose career spans 35-years and covers the management of multi-market trading intermediaries including US securities houses, FCM’s, boutique investment management / financial advisory firms.

Gareth Thomas
Executive Director & Chief Commercial Officer

Gareth is an Executive Director of Sheer Markets (Cyprus) Ltd. Gareth has a career spanning in excess of 25 years across multiple jurisdictions, covering FX and Derivatives Sales, Trading and online technology. Gareth started his career at NatWest Markets, providing treasury services and FX dealing for UK corporate clients.

Ashraf Sleiman Agha
Executive Director

Ashraf is an Executive Director and has over 30 years’ Operations Compliance and has extensive experience in Capital Markets online Trading with focus on the Foreign Exchange and CFDs sector. Ashraf was a Director and the Head of Treasury in Saxo Bank (2000-2008).

Scott Mehlman
Non-Executive Director

Scott is a Non-Executive Director of Sheer Markets (Cyprus) Ltd. Scott is a seasoned executive with 30 plus years of derivative’s experience. He has extensive trading experience and the ability to identify and mitigate trading, credit, operational and regulatory risks, through the introduction of technology solutions.

Vasant G Dattani
Non-Executive Director

Vasant is a Non-Executive Director of Sheer Markets (Cyprus) Ltd. Vasant is an experienced top four qualified Chartered Accountant with commercial experience in Asset Management, Investment Banking, Commodity Trading and Broking, Private Equity and Electricity generation. Vasant has a successful track record in enhancing shareholder value by building tax efficient and regulatory compliant group structures.

Risk Warning: CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. The vast majority of retail client accounts suffer capital losses when executed on CFDs. You should consider whether you understand how CFDs work and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.