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John Nixon

Senior Advisor

John who most recently held the title of Group Executive Director at ICAP Plc, has more than 38 years of international experience in the interdealer broking industry with ICAP and, previously, as the CEO of Tullett and Tokyo Forex.

John served as a Non-Executive Director of ICAP Plc from 1998 to 2002 and was appointed an Executive Director in May 2008.

John was a member of the ICAP Global Executive Committee from 2003 through to March 2015, with responsibility for a number of business divisions, including the Firm’s electronic trading businesses, as well as corporate strategy, client and investor relations, and strategic acquisitions. He was also actively involved in running the Firm’s US Charity Day.

John lives in Rowayton CT, Palm Beach FL and Jackson WY, and has two children. He holds a degree in Commerce from Queen’s University in Kingston Ontario, and has worked in the financial services industry in Toronto, London and New York.

John joined Virtu Financial as a Non-Executive Director in May of 2015. He is a National Board Member of the philanthropic organization, Communities in Schools.