Hirander Misra

Co-Chairman

FinComEco Limited, All Africa

Biography

Hirander Misra is the Founder and Co-Chairman of FinComEco, a pan-African commodity finance facilitation and agricultural exchange ecosystem. FinComEco aims to improve food security and economic diversity by providing the most current business and technological solutions tailored for each country whilst providing economic growth opportunities to all participants, from the local smallholder subsistence farmer upwards in a commercial manner. He is also Chairman and CEO of GMEX Group. GMEX Group is a set of companies that offer sustainable and innovative solutions for the new era of global financial markets through an aligned partnership driven approach. This involves the creation and operation of electronic exchanges and post trade infrastructure in equities, debt, FX, derivatives and commodities in both developing and developed markets through the establishment of a cohesive business and technology ecosystem. Previously he was the co-founder and Chief Operating Officer of Chi-X Europe Limited, instrumental in taking the company from concept to successful launch. At the time of his departure in February 2010, Chi-X Europe was the second largest equities trading venue in Europe, just behind the LSE Group and was subsequently sold to Bats global Markets in November 2011 for $365m.

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