Matthew Chamberlain is chief executive officer of the London Metal Exchange. He was named to that role on April 21, 2017, after having been the interim chief executive since January 23. He took over from Garry Jones, who retired at 58. At 34, Chamberlain is one of the youngest CEOs in the industry. He was previously chief operating officer and head of strategy.
Chamberlain joined the exchange in 2012 as head of business development and has led reforms to the warehouse network and initiatives to expand into precious metals trading. In December, he was promoted to chief operating officer after the departure of Stuart Sloan.
Chamberlain advised Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (HKEx) on the acquisition of the LME while heading European financial technology coverage at UBS. Previously, he was a founding member of the financial institutions coverage team at Perella Weinberg. He started his career at Citibank.
Chamberlain holds a masters of arts from Cambridge University.
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