Samtrade FX Appoints Richard Christopher Dyason to Lead Strategy

Samtrade FX, the retail FX broker headquartered in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, has appointed Richard Christopher Dyason as the Group’s Chief Strategy Officer.

Dyason will lead the broker’s strategy team, whose key tasks are to formulate and implement the Group’s overall international strategy and direction, as well as for the various entities under Samtrade FX.

The industry veteran with 30 years of experience joins Samtrade FX from Securities Investors Association of Singapore (SIAS), where he was the General Manager, the Vice President of the Private Investors division at the Singapore Exchange, and the Vice President and Head of the Strategic Marketing Division at the United Overseas Bank, Singapore.

At SIAS, he was responsible for investor education, investor rights, corporate governance, and research portfolio. He worked with the industry to ensure that investors are aware of risks and avoid being scammed.

He also represented SIAS at the OECD Asian Roundtable on corporate governance as well as provide input to various regulatory committees on corporate governance code consultation.

Sam Goh, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Samtrade FX, commented: “Richard joins us at an exciting time! Earlier this year, the Group achieved a new milestone and its affiliate, S.A.M. Trade (Asia) Pte Ltd became publicly traded on the U.S. OTC Markets, under the symbol (OTCMKTS:SMFX). We look forward to Richard’s strategic insights as the Group further advances with its growth plans while becoming the choice online trading broker globally.”

Dyason will provide strategic inputs on Samtrade FX’s risk management framework, growth of Samtrade FX’s Assets Under Management (AUM), regulatory approvals for Samtrade FX’s products, as well as new product and market development.

Richard Christopher Dyason, CSO at Samtrade FX, said: “I am glad to be embarking on this new journey with Samtrade FX. The Group has continued to enhance its trading platform to improve its client experience and its recent accomplishments have allowed it to expand its presence across the globe. I look forward to working with the team to continue shaping Samtrade FX to realize its vision of becoming a global financial powerhouse.”

Samtrade FX is a member of The Financial Commission and is registered and regulated by FINTRAC (Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Center of Canada) under Money Services Business (MSB).

Its affiliate, S.A.M. Trade (Asia) Pte Ltd is publicly traded on the OTC Markets in the United States of America with the symbol (OTCMKTS:SMFX).

Samtrade FX obtained an FCA license – Appointed Representative – in 2020. The online trading platform is also licensed and regulated by ASIC (Australian Securities and Investments Commission).

Since being established in 2015, the broker has grown to have a regional presence in the United Kingdom, Australia, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Hong Kong as well as Shanghai to provide personalized service as well as solid trading experience.