Singapore

Yai Sukonthabhund, Partner & Chief Executive Officer (Crossbridge Capital Asia Pte Ltd)

Prior to joining Crossbridge Capital, Yai was Executive Director and Head of Foreign Exchange (FX) Sales, Asia at Bank Julius Baer & Co. Ltd., Singapore where he was responsible for building Foreign Exchange products for the Singapore booking platform (including legal and compliance, booking, termsheets, new product approvals, risk management, selling and trading issues).

During 2002 and 2006 Yai worked with Citigroup Private Bank in Singapore as a Vice President. Before 2002 Yai worked at Deutsche Bank where he first traded Asian currencies and later helped to form the FX desk for the bank’s Asian private banking platform.

Yai received his BSc degree in Mechanical Engineering from Cornell University, in New York.

Charlie O’Flaherty, Head of Digital Strategy & Distribution

Prior to joining Crossbridge Capital, Charlie spent more than fifteen years building businesses focused on the structuring, trading and distribution of private investor products for the wealth management industry.

At Bank of Ireland Global Markets in the US he served as Head of Strategy, Funding and Structured Products.  Previously, he was Head of Private Investor Products at ABN AMRO and Incapital in the USA. He also worked at HSBC, Hong Kong as Head of USD Fixed Income where he built the US Dollar fixed income business in Hong Kong and expanded to Singapore, Tokyo, and London.

Charlie is an International Banking, Finance and Capital Markets Expert with more than twenty years’ experience in the Americas, Europe and Asia.

Charlie received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree with emphasis in Finance from the University of Miami.

Julian Maag, Partner

Prior to joining Crossbridge Capital, Julian was Executive Director and Head of Private Banking Foreign Exchange (FX) Advisory, Asia at Bank Julius Baer & Co. Ltd., Singapore where he played an integral part in building the FX platform for Singapore booking as well as running the Singapore FX Prop Trading book.

Before relocating to Singapore, Julian worked in the Zurich and New York offices of Banque Julius Baer. During his time with Bank Vontobel in Zurich (2000 – 2002), Julian was Assistant Vice President – Night Desk Trader where he formed the Night Desk for the Vontobel-Group.

Julian has experience trading in FX Spot and Forwards, emerging markets, futures, equities, OTC and listed structured products.

Julian received an accolade from KV Zurich Business School with a major in Banking.

Guita Abidari, Executive Director

Prior to joining Crossbridge Capital, Guita worked for Credit Suisse in Switzerland and the UAE as a Relationship Manager focused on the Indian Subcontinent and the NRI markets.

She joined Credit Suisse after twelve years in the art market where she held senior management and business development positions, notably at the International Art and Antique Loss Register (The Art Loss Register), an art recovery service owned by Christie’s, Sotheby’s and AXA amongst others, and at Gabrius UK Ltd, a firm specialising in publishing products aimed at the art investment market.

Guita received her BA (Hons.) degree in Economics from the University of Virginia and her MA degree in International Affairs from Columbia University in New York.

Galen Murphy, Director

Prior to joining Crossbridge Capital, Galen was Director at Royal Bank of Scotland where he headed up the team as Senior Trader: Emerging Markets Foreign Exchange Options Trading.

During 2002 and 2007 Galen spent time with Bank of America as Senior Foreign Exchange Derivatives Trader. His responsibilities included Asian Currency Product Specialist and European Crosses Product Specialist.

During 2000 and 2002 he spent time with Commerzbank AG London Branch and during 1997 to 1999 with UBS AG (Swiss Bank Corporation pre merger) as Foreign Exchange Derivatives in both instances.

Galen received his BCom degree in Financial Services from University College, Dublin.

Susanta Lim, Associate

Prior to joining Crossbridge Capital, Susanta worked as a Shipbroker specializing in Clean Petroleum Products with Vantage Shipbrokers Pte Ltd, an experienced local company providing professional and competitive ship broking services to the tanker markets worldwide.

Prior to Vantage, Susanta worked with Prime Shipbrokers Pte Ltd as a Trainee Shipbroker specializing in Vegoils.

Susanta received her BBus degree in Economics and Finance from the RMIT University (Singapore Institute of Management).

Indah Rani, Associate

Prior to joining Crossbridge Capital, Indah worked as Client Services Associate, Citi Wealth Advisors at Citibank Singapore Limited, Business Project Analyst with Citigroup Global Markets Inc. and Application Analyst with Citi Private Bank.

Indah received her BEng degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from the Nanyang Technological University and her MSc degree in Applied Finance from the Singapore Management University.

Indah was awarded her Client Advisor Competency Standards (CACS) in March 2016 and her Capital Markets and Financial Services (CMFAS) in Nov 2011 from the Institute of Banking and Finance, Singapore.