Exotix Capital Executive Team


Duncan Wales


An experienced adviser to UK-listed multinationals, Duncan was part of the executive management team at ICAP and BrokerTec, and the global equities team at ING Barings. Before joining Exotix, he held a senior role with Standard Chartered’s corporate and institutional banking team.


Steve Roberts

Finance Director

Steve was previously Group Financial Controller for the Kyte Group, at the time a GFI Group company. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant (ACA) at Whittingham Riddell.


Matthew Pearson

Global Head of Equities

Matthew has over 20 years of equity market experience, including 15 in Emerging Markets, and with particular focus on Africa. Most recently before joining Exotix, he was ICBC Standard Bank’s Managing Director and Head of Equity Product, and previously the Head of African Equity Product at Standard Bank. Prior to that, Matthew was one of the founding members of the Renaissance Capital’s Africa team, responsible for creating and building out the African franchise, serving as Managing Director and Head of Equity Product Group and Research for Africa. Matthew started his banking career as a research analyst covering multiple African countries, before heading research on Israel and UK mid-cap TMT for Investec Securities.



Paul Domjan

Head of Research, Analytics & Data

Paul joined Exotix from 4CAST-RGE, a leading provider of thematic and intraday economic analysis, where he served as CEO. Paul co-founded Country Insights Ltd., which was acquired by Roubini Global Economics in 2012. He then led the merger of the subscription business of Roubini Global Economics with 4CAST Ltd to form 4CAST-RGE. Paul also has a strong background in public policy, as a former special adviser to the Energy and Climate Change Select Committee of the UK parliament the first energy security adviser to the U.S. European Command of the U.S. Department of Defense, where he worked extensively with frontier oil producers and as deputy political analyst in the scenario planning group at Royal Dutch/Shell. He was a Marshall Scholar at Oxford University and is also an alumnus of London Business School and the University of Texas at Austin.


Guy Frost

Head of Fixed Income

Guy is a seasoned sales and trading professional with over 20 years in the industry. Starting his career at Bankers Trust in 1993, he gained experience in trading, sales and broking in Emerging Market fixed income through senior positions at JP Morgan, Lehman Brothers, Standard Bank and ICAP. Guy has a honours degree in Mechanical Engineering, B.Eng Hons.


Ian Tweedley

Head of Fixed Income Sales – US

Ian joined Exotix in 2006 after a long career in Emerging Markets Sales and Trading with the WestLB group. He was one of the original group of seven that left Libra Bank Ltd to form Standard Chartered Merchant Bank EM debt trading in the 1980s, which evolved into West Merchant Bank. Ian has led efforts in EM loan and bond trading, EM new issues sales, private placement sales, and most recently, structured credit derivative sales, with clients in the Americas. He graduated from Downside School and Georgetown University School of Foreign Service.


Andrew Moorfield

Co-Head of Investment Banking, Head of Natural Resources

Andrew was previously Head of Energy Origination for EMEA at Bank of Nova Scotia, and Global Head of Oil & Gas at Lloyds/ Bank of Scotland with responsibility for energy in London, Edinburgh, Sydney and Houston. Andrew began in banking at Citi in Asia and the UK, and Bank of America where he co-headed the European General Industrial Group. He’s UK founder of brinance.com and ex-Chair of the OECD MENA Renewable Energy Taskforce. He has a Bachelor of Economics (Hons) from the University of Melbourne and MBA from the Wharton School


Fabrizio Ferrero

Co-Head of Investment Banking, Head of Financials

With over 25 years experience at leading financial institutions, Fabrizio was responsible at Morgan Stanley for the relationship with leading financial services companies in Europe and emerging markets. He has an extensive track-record in M&A and capital markets transactions, having originated and executed over 60 deals across M&A, equity and debt for financial institutions in Europe and emerging markets. Having operated in emerging markets since 2004, Fabrizio pioneered deals for Morgan Stanley in new regions including Sub-Saharan Africa and Turkey. At Exotix, he spearheaded the investment banking operations. Fabrizio is a Visiting Professor at the Master of Science program in International Accounting at the University of Turin (Italy).


Chiamaka Ezenwa

Head of Investment Banking West Africa

Chiamaka spent six years at Morgan Stanley in London with primary focus on equity capital markets for Sub-Saharan Africa, the UK and Northern Europe, and the past four years in Lagos at FBN Capital, the investment-banking subsidiary of FBNH, Nigeria’s largest bank by total assets, most recently as Head of Equity Sales. She has originated and executed a variety of transactions across jurisdictions for international and Nigerian corporations. She graduated from the University of Bristol with Double Honours in Economics and Management. Chi also completed her post Graduate Diploma in Financial Strategy, Corporate Strategy, Finance and Corporate Valuation from Said Business School at the University of Oxford.


Rob Elliott

Head of Operations & Technology

Rob has over 15 years Operations experience with a focus on the Fixed Income and Equities markets from a back and middle office perspective, with experience of managing Operation teams and local offices. Core focal areas include Fixed Income and Equity Settlements, Euroclear, Clearstream, New Issues, Pricing Supplements, Swift Environment, Cash Management, Repo, MIS Reporting, Continuous Improvement, Process realignment, Facility Management, Human Resources, IT Infrastructure Management, Financial control, Compliance and Risk.