MillTechFX leadership team

The MillTechFX Leadership Team combine strong FX expertise and experience of building global businesses and have worked together providing currency solutions to institutional clients for numerous years.


Eric Huttman

Eric has managed currency portfolios for over 5 years, most recently as a Portfolio Manager at Millennium Global overseeing discretionary active mandates including execution. Prior to joining Millennium Global in 2016, he was an FX Options trader at HSBC in Hong Kong.

Eric holds a BSc in Finance and Economics from Boston College and holds a Certificate in Macroeconomic Accounts and Analysis from the International Monetary Fund, Washington.


James Hull

James has over 15 years experience at Millennium Global in  FX operations, settlement, compliance and technological development. At Millennium Global, he has helped scale up AuM from $2.5bn to $20bn by designing the operational architecture to support  over $700bn of annual FX volume in 2018.

Prior to Millennium Global, James worked at Deutsche Bank, Bank of America and Nomura in FX settlements.


Justin Gang Xu
Head of Risk

Justin is the Managing Director responsible for Risk at Millennium Global. He is experienced at monitoring and controlling risks that include market, portfolio, trade, credit and operational risks.  He is the Vice President of Chinese Association of Financial Executives in the UK (CAFE UK).

A former lecturer in financial economics at the University of Glasgow, he taught postgraduate financial risk analysis, and derivatives & asset pricing. Justin holds a PhD in Financial Econometrics from University of Lancaster, and is a certified Financial Risk Manager.


Michael D. Huttman

Michael founded Millennium Global in 1994, the London-based specialist currency manager with over $20bn under management.

Prior to Millennium Global, Michael helped set up Goldman Sachs Asset Management outside of the US after joining from JP Morgan where he managed international bond portfolios and was the first head of their currency overlay business.


Maria Gibson-Stark
Board Member

Maria is co-CEO and head of Legal and Compliance for Millennium Global. She has over 15 years experience in dealing with regulators around the world and is a leading international specialist in institutional oversight and monitoring of managed and execution currency businesses.

Her role sets the highest governance standards for institutional clients.


Tobias Straessle

Tobias is an internationally recognised  senior technology and business executive with over  30 years experience in financial services. Tobias focuses on scaling high-growth tech-based businesses and overseas future technology architecture.

Former COO of Saxo Bank and interim-CEO & Chairman of Saxo Bank (Switzerland). Prior 15 years at UBS Investment Bank as Global CIO Equity & IT Production. Previously spent 7 years at Andersen Consulting (now Accenture).