Andy Young

Andy heads up the specialist sales team for Colt Capital Markets. He has held a number of client facing roles since joining Colt in 2003, working with financial services customers across the globe to identify technology strategies to provide the fastest access to liquidity. He started his working life as an FX broker at Harlow Butler before moving into the technology vendor space. In his current role, Andy has worked very closely with a number of Sell Side firms to help them deploy their global trading platforms. He can be found on Twitter @andygy007.

Can both microwave and fibre turn up the heat on HFT?

30 Nov 2012

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With trading speeds of up to 40% faster, microwave technology looks set to be an important tool for high frequency traders in search of a competitive advantage, but it won’t lead to a wholesale technology change across the industry. There are limitations to microwave and this is why a combination of low latency fibre and microwave [...] Read more


Innovation and Regulation at Tradetech 2012

08 May 2012

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Last month, I was fortunate to be representing Colt at Tradetech 2012, one of Europe’s key events for bringing together the trading community to discuss burning issues and take a look at new products and services. The show was well-attended from buy-side and sell-side with plenty of burning topics to be discussed and created the opportunity [...] Read more


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