Asia Pacific

Ashley Walsh
Chief Operating Officer GFI Asia


Mr. Walsh joined GFI in 2017 as the Chief Operating Officer for the Asia Pacific region. Prior to joining GFI he was the Chief Operating Officer for APAC at TP ICAP. Prior to that he held roles as COO APAC ICAP, COO North Asia ICAP, Regional Business Manager Asia Pacific ICAP and the Head of Compliance Australia for BGC Partners. He started his career in the markets at CMC Markets. Mr. Walsh has graduated with a Bachelor of Laws from the University of New South Wales, and a Bachelor of Economics, majoring in Finance, Management and Economics.

Brad Howell
Managing Director Head of Asia


Mr. Howell joined GFI in 2017 to lead GFI’s Asia Pacific regional businesses. He was formerly the CEO of Australasia and Head of Global Broking, Asia Pacific for ICAP, and prior to that was a director of Rates at Tullet Prebon. Mr. Howell graduated with a Bachelor of Business, majoring in both Finance and Accounting from the University of Technology, Sydney and also received his Masters in Applied Finance, with a specialization in Financial Markets from Macquarie University.