|Occupation||Managing Director and North American Head of Commodities and Energy Brokerage|
Richard Giles is a managing director and the North American head of commodities and energy brokerage at GFI Group Inc. In March 2012, he also began working as the head of GFI's North American fixed income brokerage.
Giles has been with GFI since 1993, working in currency, options, energy and credit in Hong Kong and London. He was the head of credit in London, overseeing single-name credit default swaps, credit indices, corporate and high yield bonds, leveraged loans and structured credit. He has been a managing director and the head of commodities and energy brokerage in North America since July 2010.