Meet the successful management team behind Tickmill Group.
Experience. Innovation. Integrity.
Our management team brings a wealth of experience to the day-to-day operations at Tickmill. They are focused on strengthening the Group’s ability to grow and serve to ensure the best interests of our clients are met.
Executive Director of Tickmill Ltd
Sudhanshu Agarwal has a Master’s from a leading university in Australia. For close to two decades, he has been involved professionally in the markets. Almost 15 years ago, Mr. Agarwal changed focus to the online derivatives space and was the first employee of a US-based FX/CFD broker. From there, he went on to establish many other renowned brands in Australia and helped them not just acquire an ASIC licence, but also manage their operations and growth. Mr. Agarwal has been the CEO of Tickmill since its establishment in 2014, and he is now an Executive Director with oversight of all entities in the Group. He is also on the management board at a Group level.
Chief Executive Officer of Tickmill UK Ltd
Duncan Anderson is the Chief Executive Officer of Tickmill UK and has over 30 years of experience in the financial sector. He began his career at Morgan Grenfell, working on the Liffe Floor before moving to the LME and subsequently the CME. On his return to London, he ran the US Equity desk of a large UK financial broker-dealer before managing the design, build and trading of CFD products for an international securities business. Mr. Anderson then led the first Japanese retail broker to acquire an FCA UK licence, before joining Tickmill to develop their UK business.
Executive Director Tickmill Europe Ltd
Valerijus earned a Master’s degree in Economics at Vilnius University and has built strong industry expertise working with one of the Big 4 consulting and accounting firms, Deloitte and the tech giant, Microsoft. Alongside his professional experience in forex trading and investment business, Valerijus has conducted various educational trainings and seminars on financial investment and has written ‘Forex 101’, a book on the fundamentals of Forex trading.
Executive Director / Group Chief Operating Officer
Ingmar is the Executive Director of Tickmill Group and serves on the board of several regulated entities of Tickmill Group. Prior to this role, Ingmar served as the CEO of the foreign exchange broker Armada Markets and has also held several managerial positions at globally recognised investment firms. Having graduated with a degree in international business administration from the Estonian Business School, he started his professional career at the Estonian Banking Association as Information Officer, coordinating inter-bank communications and payment systems development in co-operation with member banks, the Central Bank of Estonia and other institutions. Ingmar brings along almost two decades of experience in managing financial services firms with a focus on financial technology, securities trading and risk management.
Executive Director / Chief Financial Officer
Illimar Mattus is the Executive Director and the Chief Financial Officer of Tickmill UK Ltd and Tickmill Ltd. Educated in the field of international finance and accounting, Mr Mattus brings more than 20 years of professional experience as a consultant and investment officer at global private equity fund management firms and business consultancies in the U.S., Singapore and Estonia. Since 2011 he has devoted himself to the financial management of companies that operate in the brokerage industry and today make up the group of companies operating under the Tickmill brand. Equipped with deep industry knowledge and a strong financial acumen, Mr Mattus has shared his expertise and insights at several high-profile events including the CEO Panel discussion at the iFX Expo International and the World of Trading expo in Germany.
Executive Director of Tickmill Ltd
Nikolai holds a Bachelor’s degree in Logistics from the Tallinn University of Applied Sciences and an MBA from the Tallinn Technical University. He has been a trader for more than 10 years and brings more than 7 years of experience in heading the dealing function for several globally renowned investment firms. Nikolai is a member of the board of directors of Tickmill Ltd and his day-to-day responsibilities in large part include conducting the overall risk management procedures of the organisation.
Executive Director of Tickmill Services Ltd
Andres Vahopski is on the management board of Tickmill Group and also serves as an Executive Director of Tickmill Services Ltd. Mr Vahopski studied Electrical Engineering at the Tallinn University of Technology (TalTech) and has over 9 years of experience in the financial sector holding managerial positions. His primary areas of responsibility include day-to-day operations of the Group, business development and process management of payments and back office.
Non-Executive Director / Tickmill Ltd
Beryl Francoise holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Manchester in the UK as well as an International Diploma in Investment Compliance from the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investment (CISI) in the UK. She is currently a Member of CISI as well as a Member of the International Compliance Association (ICA). She brings vast experience in the field of Corporate Finance and Contract Management having worked for Horizon Power in Western Australia for 7 years as a Contracts Analyst. She also worked with the Financial Services Authority in the Seychelles as a Business Analyst.