We put people before profits

Aston also offer you all the trust and reassurances you could need. GFSC-registered, our senior management have been working together, to the very highest ethical standards, for over 20 years…we’re no fly-by-nights.


We aim to do our best by everyone

We pride ourselves on being uniquely different. With an original take on doing business which doesn’t conform to the norm. What we are is independent. We are privately-owned. Debt-free. We are the agile speedboat to other institution’s plodding ocean tanker.


Meet the people
behind Aston

We're a proper team. We agree on how things should be - and that you're always our No.1 priority.

Chief Executive Officer

James Bennett

James began his career in financial media. Then, built his own wealth management firm in Switzerland, where he developed the unique combination of in-depth financial market knowledge and a customer-first approach.

Chief Commercial Officer

Jay Goss

Aston is Jay’s brainchild. He established the firm in 2013 and still leads from the front – shaping our strategic direction and vision with the rigorous discipline you’d expect from an ex-Royal Marine Officer.

Chief Operating Officer

Paul Gorman

Banking is in Paul’s blood, with 20 years in the trenches of financial services covering Fintechs, Corporate Banking and Investment Banking and working on origination, sales and product development. He is now our Chief Operating Officer.

Commercial Director

Liam Alexander

Liam Alexander is a Founding Partner of Aston CM. He has over 15 years’ experience in the currency markets helping Listed and Non Listed entities manage their Foreign Exchange risk. Originally from Edinburgh, Liam lives with his wife and daughter in North London.

Head of Compliance

Wietske Larrandart

Wietske is our Head of Compliance and MLRO – so she knows the rule book back to front and has the regulatory knowledge to keep us on the straight and narrow. She’s great at communicating the complex in plain English.

Head of Dealing

David McNeill

As our Head of Trading, it’s David’s job to use all his Back and Front Office experience to guide clients through the mechanics of trading and help them maximise the value of their currencies.