Our team


Guy Hopkins - Founder

Guy began his career in 1998 providing technology solutions to Lloyds Insurance market. He joined Bloomberg in 2002, where he held a number of sales and management roles, culminating in responsibility for Bloomberg’s popular FX<GO> product in Europe.

In 2008 he joined Morgan Stanley, where he managed eDistribution for FX and Emerging Markets in EMEA. He has extensive practical experience in managing an electronic foreign exchange business, specialising in TCA and algorithmic execution.

In 2016 he launched FairXchange. He also acted as a consultant to MahiFX, helping them to develop and market algorithmic execution tools for investors.

David Wynter

David Wynter - Chief Technology Officer


David has worked for over 35 years in IT, with a background across CTO, project management, business analysis and developer roles. In 1999 he project managed the delivery of Reuters DataScope product. In 2001 he founded STPenable, developing the Enterprise Data Management product that managed the major reference data feeds from Bloomberg, Reuters and other vendors. He has worked with a number of top tier global institutions including HSBC, and has extensive experience with high performance data feed management and analysis.


For the past five years he has been researching the application of Machine Learning techniques to predictive analytics on financial timeseries, incorporating ideas from the latest research papers on the subject. 

David joined FairXchange in June 2018 


Kurt vom Scheidt - Strategic Advisor

Kurt has more than 20 years of experience in the Investment Banking and Financial Services industries.

As Global Head of Foreign Exchange for Saxo Bank he led the Bank’s overall liquidity relationships while cultivating the growth of FX Spot, Options, API and Prime Brokerage businesses. 

He has been an active member of the Bank of England Foreign Exchange Joint Standing Committee, as well as a member of Global FX Committee Cover & Deal Working Group, where he contributed to the development of the FX Global Code, while helping evolve the next stages of principles in FX Global Code to promote transparent and fair outcomes for all market participants.

Kurt joined FairXchange in January 2019