Organisational Structure and Board Bio


Board Biographies



Clayton Richardson –CEO


Clayton Richardson is the company’s Director. Clayton has vast experience as an entrepreneur and has run many successful businesses in various sectors. Clayton Richardson is the company’s CEO. Clayton Richardson began his career within the Mechanical Engineering Industry at Langley College. After obtaining a B‐Tech and City and Guilds CPVE in Mechanical Engineering. He then gained employment with Elko electrics. Elko was subsequently taken over by JR Williams, which became Tilbury Douglas then Interserve Plc (approximate turnover £4.5 billion). With the introduction of Interserve, Mr Richardson rose through the ranks of site Supervisor, Site Manager, Contracts Manager and Project Manager and also holds a BSc Honours degree in Electrical Engineering.

As Project Manager, he worked on several multi‐million pound projects, the largest of which was the Mogden project. The Mogden project was Thames Water’s second largest site project, with a value in excess of £365 million. Whilst there he was approached by the MD of MESL (Maidenhead Electrical Service Limited). MESL was a local electrical company who had a multi‐million turnover. Clayton took over their daily operations, with the aim of implementing change and reviewing procedures, with the ultimate goal of improving profitability. While at MESL, Clayton gained the final experience necessary to enable him to operate in the smaller domestic, commercial markets.

 

Mark Tuhill – COO


Mark began his career within the foreign exchange department on the spot desk at Citibank N.A. After obtaining a BSc Honours degree in business and computing at Brunel University in West London, he continued at Citibank London on the graduate training program where he gained experience in many areas of banking.

Mark was keen to indulge his entrepreneurial spirit and left Citibank to build his own company within the realm of wealth management for high net-worth individuals in London. With the backing of Zurich financial Services, he built a profitable medium size consultancy helping clients invest their money effectively for growth and security tax efficiently.

Mark was keen to experience and exploit other territories. He sold his business and moved to Shanghai China where he repeated the same process to develop a financial consultancy for board level expatriate individuals of multinationals living there.

Returning to the UK four years later having again sold the business. He decided to go back to his first love of foreign exchange trading and is using his accumulated experience, contacts and business acumen to build his third successful business being Axis FX.