Original founder of INSCX exchange, Charles acts as the functional leader of INSCX exchange within the group structure. Charles emigrated from his native Ireland in 1985 where he commenced employment in capital markets in 1985 initially in money markets/fixed income before moving to trade equities in 1986. Promoted to manage the international equity market-making desk at PaineWebber in London in 1987, he went on to hold similar positions with several Tier One US investment houses during the 1990’s to 2003. Highly experienced in maintaining propreitary trading market-making books in both equities and latterly commodity futures, Charles has gained considerable experience in enabling price discovery, risk and agency trading in equity and existing/emerging commodity markets. Since 2005 he has been involved in the fields of Nanoscience & Technology, polymers, base oils and specialty chemicals, where he gained considerable knowledge of these physical industries before going on to found INSCX in 2009. Charles brings almost 30 years of experience of financial and physical markets to bear to the benefit of the overall INSCX business. As the business founder, he is fluent and highly experienced in the specific physical commodity areas the Exchange seeks to focus on, and develop further in collaboration with existing commodity futures exchanges. A regular speaker at industry conferences, Charles maintains his focus to build INSCX to the premier global exchange brand in hitherto non-exchange listed physical commodities as the exchange develops further as a multi-commodity price discovery and physical delivery trade mechanism.