At ETC Group, we are setting the gold standard in institutional-grade exchange traded products that provide access to the digital asset and the blockchain ecosystem.
Our core values are set around customer-centric innovation, in order to foster the creation of investment solutions that help meet our clients' financial goals.
As a company, we have launched the world’s first centrally cleared Bitcoin exchange traded product on Deutsche Börse XETRA, the largest ETF trading venue in Europe, and have since been at the forefront of digital asset management innovation.
1° First German domiciled Crypto ETP issuer
1° First Crypto ETP listing on Deutsche Börse XETRA
1° First Centrally cleared Bitcoin ETP in the world
1° Europe's first Bitcoin Futures launched by Eurex based on our Bitcoin ETC
1° Europe's first Metaverse ETF launched with our partner HANetf
Crypto is here to stay. Our vision is to enable investors across all aspects of life to seamlessly and efficiently participate in the growth of digital assets and the blockchain sector through the design and issue of secure, institutional-grade exchange traded products.
Our team consists of financial services professionals and entrepreneurs, with experience spanning both the worlds of digital assets and regulated markets with a single goal: to manufacture financial products with integrity that address the concerns many investors have in trading novel asset classes.
ETC Group unites one of the world’s largest electronic market makers and two London-based FCA-regulated brokers, and through partnerships with world-class liquidity providers, investors can expect ample liquidity and tight trading spreads across our product offering.
Bradley has spent most of his career in regulated Financial Services as well as young technology companies. He worked for investment bank Jefferies at their offices in New York, Paris and London, and then at the trading powerhouse KCG in London where he headed the team at Knight Direct Europe. Bradley co-founded fin-tech and payments company Zapper, and most recently was CEO of the UK branch of the investment bank BCS Global Markets. Bradley has always had a strong interest in nascent technology and his fascination with blockchain and crypto lead him to attend the Blockchain Strategy course at the University of Oxford - Said Business School, following which he became a founding member of the London Blockchain Foundation.
Tim spent the formative part of his career at the London Stock Exchange, where he managed the ETF/ETP segment during the introduction of the Europe's first Exchange Traded Commodities backed by precious metals. He further developed his career in investment banking eventually becoming CEO of BCS Prime Brokerage Ltd., an emerging markets specialist, for over five years before joining ETC Group as Co-CEO. Tim was one of the founding members of ETC Group and acted as a non-executive director until joining in an executive capacity.
With over 15 years of work experience at major international banks as well as real estate development companies, Leyla (CFA certified) brings integrity and a high level of quality and ethical standards to her role within ETC. Before joining the company as Chief Operating Officer, Leyla held a dual role of Senior Analyst and Structured Finance Manager at Raven Property Group.
With over 25 years of financial industry experience, Drew Corbett was most recently at ProShares and ProFunds since 2014 as Head of International Distribution. Prior to joining ProShares, Drew served as Head of Investment Strategy and Distribution at BetaShares Capital, Australia, where he was responsible for business development, strategy and distribution of BetaShares’ Australian ETFs across both institutional and retail investor segments. Earlier, he held mutiple positions with Barclays Global Investors in both the United States and Singapore, where he was Head of Distribution in Asia Ex Japan for iShares’ globally listed ETFs. Drew was also a pioneer of the ETF market as Head of ETF Trading with Citigroup and Merrill Lynch in New York for 7 years from 2001 to 2008 during the emergence of the ETF product as a global financial phenomenon. Prior to this he held senior trading roles with Merrill Lynch in Hong Kong and London trading Asian markets.
Maximilian has been with ETC Group since the early stages of its inception and played an essential role during the launch of the first product in Germany, BTCE, as well as in designing the product management procedures and operational structure of the issuer together with the COO. He brings unique experience in managing and structuring complex projects, as well as knowledge about the relevant technology to the venture. Being involved in a wide range of projects in the past, he has been running an IT development company, acted as a project manager on certain European Union initiatives in technology and logistics, and has worked as strategy consultant in the past.
Monique has over 15 years of experience in the legal sector working for leading global investment banks and law firms including J.P.Morgan and White & Case LLP. Prior to joining ETC Group, she served as the Head of Legal for Brookfield Financial and as the General Counsel for an award-winning fintech company in the consumer finance space. Monique is qualified in England & Wales, New York and Ontario, and has practised in a broad range of legal areas including finance, corporate/commercial, regulation and litigation. She has a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) from the University of Alberta and both common and civil law degrees from McGill University.
Rafael spent 5 years working at Eurex, the derivatives Exchange of Deutsche Börse, and Europe´s largest derivatives exchange, where he covered Equity & Equity Index Derivatives Sales across the European market. Prior to that he worked at Clearstream International-Deutsche Börse. Rafael joined ETC Group from his previous role at London brokerage firm ITI Capital, where he was responsible for prime brokerage clients at ITI Capital Ltd, providing multi-asset class access to global markets.
Luke has over 10 years of experience in the legal sector working for international law firms. Prior to joining ETC Group, he worked as a regulatory lawyer and commercial litigator at Carey Olsen Guernsey. Luke is qualified as an advocate in Guernsey and a solicitor in England & Wales. He practised in a broad range of legal areas including commercial, regulation and litigation, and advised on a variety of cryptocurrency and blockchain matters. He has a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) from the University of Nottingham and a law degree from the College of Law, London.
Julian Kelly is a versatile and highly experienced Chief Financial Officer with extensive experience across pharmaceutical, biotech, SaaS, fintech and e-commerce. He has a strong track record in building and selling entities, and has worked for a UHNW on both private and AIM-listed entities in Tech and Financial Services. He also assisted in the sale of FCA regulated Baydonhill (AIM-listed FX/Payments business) to Earthport (now Visa payments).
Jan Altmann is an expert in exchange-traded index products and has been involved in ETPs and ETF investments for over 20 years. Altmann was instrumental in shaping the beginning of ETFs in Europe: While working at Deutsche Börse, he developed the first trading and listing segment for ETFs in Europe. Later, he advised numerous providers from asset management and the index industry on product strategy, sales and marketing. In parallel, he shares his ETP expertise in seminars for professionals from investment, trading and sales, among others in cooperation with Deutsche Börse. Before joining the ETC Group, Jan Altmann worked for four years as a senior ETF analyst at the popular Internet portal justETF.com, where he made ETF saving known to private investors. In addition to analysing the market and ETFs, the ETF expert had over 25,000 private investors as live guests in his webinars and produced justETF's Top10 investment podcast.
Before joining ETC Group, Alan spent over 7 years as a senior sales associate at First Trust Global Portfolios, where he oversaw a client portfolio exceeding 200 million USD of ETF assets. Previously, Alan worked for BNP as a sales associate for the European client group and at AXA as a financial advisor.