Darryl Hooker

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Darryl Hooker
Occupation Business Consultant
Employer Capitolis
Location London

Darryl Hooker is a London-based business consultant for Capitolis and chairman of the International Ruble Settlement Forum as well as a committee member of the Financial Markets Association

He was previously co-head of EBS BrokerTec Markets, ICAP's electronic foreign exchange and fixed-income trading business.

Before it was acquired by ICAP and combined with BrokerTec, he was global head of EBS Market. He played a critical role in new business initiatives with a specific focus on emerging markets.

Hooker served at EBS and other ICAP subsidiaries for more than 15 years, most recently as head of strategic currency initiatives. He led many successful initiatives at EBS, including the launch of EBS’s Russian Ruble campaign. More recently, he managed the growth of EBS’s CNH proposition, which resulted in increased volumes, market share and presence.[1]

Earlier he was head of strategic currency initiatives at EBS.[2]


Hooker spent 15 years working with EBS and other ICAP subsidiaries and with particular experience in emerging markets and foreign exchange. Before becoming head of strategic currency initiatives, he was head of emerging and growth markets. Before that he was head of emerging market sales for the EBS Market and EBS Direct platforms and served as a public affairs committee member of the LBMA for five years. Earlier in his career he held a variety of senior positions with Reuters and M.W. Marshall in the United States, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, South Africa, the Middle East and the United Kingdom.[3]

He also played an important role in establishing and growing EBS’s presence in Russia. In 2007 he established and now chairs the International Ruble Settlement Forum, which is held twice annually in the alternating host cities, Moscow and London.



  1. Traders on the Move. Traders Magazine.
  2. ICAP Names New Head of EBS Market. The Wall Street Journal.
  3. Darryl Hooker joins EBS Executive Management Team. ICAP.