Andrew Strickland joins Marex Spectron as Co-Head of Coal

October 8, 2015

Andrew joins Marex Spectron from Griffin Markets Ltd, where he was a founder partner and Managing Director of Options. Prior to helping found Griffin in 2012, he had enjoyed a long and highly successful career at ICAP during which he managed teams broking UK power, carbon emissions and financial coal swaps.

Jeremy Elliott, Managing Director, Energy at Marex Spectron, said: “Andrew is one of the most respected figures in the energy markets, not just as a successful broker but also as an innovator who has driven the development of our industry’s technology platforms and trading infrastructure. We are extremely pleased to welcome him to Marex Spectron where his extensive experience and vast knowledge will help to drive our already strong coal business.”

Andrew will be based in London and will manage Marex Spectron’s coal broking operations alongside Nick Lygoe. Both Andrew and Nick report directly to Jeremy Elliott.

For further information, please contact Richard Lindsay on +44 (0)207650 4091 or

About Marex Spectron Group Limited

Marex Spectron is a leading independent global commodities brokerage headquartered in London but with a global network spanning Asia and North America, and dominant market shares in many major Agricultural, Metal and Energy products.

Our mission is to ensure that we offer our clients unequalled access to liquidity in global commodity markets, on-exchange or off-exchange. Our business is integrated, truly global and prudently managed.

We offer electronic and voice broking services, with state of the art networks to facilitate complex trading strategies. We offer insight and know-how, based on decades of experience, a vast market data set and the latest analytic tools.

While commodity markets form the core of our business, we have responded to client demand for broader services and have active, successful, teams broking financial futures and options, and fixed income and equity securities.

We also have a division that provides a full suite of services to trading firms who need to outsource infrastructure, support operations and the management of electronic trading solutions.

We have a broad range of clients including commodity producers and consumers, banks, hedge funds, asset managers, brokers, commodity trading advisors and professional traders.

We are members of the London Metal Exchange (LME; where we are a Ring Dealer), the CME Group exchanges, ICE Group exchanges and many others.

We are regulated in the UK by the FCA, in the US by the NFA and CFTC, in Hong Kong by the SFC, and in Singapore by the MAS.

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