Matthew Cartwright awarded the ‘Excellence in Finance — Leaders award at FiNext Conference Singapore 2019

FiNext Conference
2 min readJun 10, 2019


Matthew Cartwright was awarded the Excellence in Finance — Leaders award for their significant contribution towards the financial sector at FiNext Conference 2019, held at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore on April 25–26, 2019.

Matthew Cartwright awarded the ‘Excellence in Finance — Leaders award at FiNext Conference Singapore 2019

Matthew Cartwright has worked in the APAC Hedge Fund industry for sixteen years. Prior to joining Fund One as COO, he was the Fund’s Prime Broker. At that Prime Brokerage firm, Matthew was Head of Hedge Fund Solutions for APAC, based in Singapore. There he built a multi award-winning business, focussed on emerging funds. Prior to that Matthew founded a FinTech firm in Hong Kong, where he worked with institutional investors and hedge fund consultants to innovate technology-driven due-diligence tools. He began his career in Hong Kong at ADM Capital where he was Head of Risk Management. Matthew holds an MA in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics from the University of Oxford, and has completed a Certificate in Algorithmic Trading at Oxford’s Said Business School.

Fund One is a Global Macro Hedge Fund with a quantitative and machine learning edge. Fund One was one of the ten best performing Global Macro Funds worldwide in 2018, according to the Eurekahedge League Tables. Despite being a young fund, its strategy has evolved over seven years of proprietary trading by the founder and his team of highly experienced traders, quants, and developers.

The CIO and his team have been leaders in the machine trading space for over fifteen years and have brought their technology and expertise, developed in the high-frequency prop trading world, to a lower frequency fund strategy for the first time. Fund One is Cayman-domiciled and is managed by Swiss Asia Financial Services, in Singapore. Its professionals are licensed by the Monetary Authority of Singapore.

The second FiNext Awards & Conference was held on the 25th & 26th of April at Marina Bay Sands in Singapore. This event was the much awaited Finance and Technology conference of the year 2019 for APAC region which aimed at bringing together the best and brightest from the field of Finance & Technology under one roof.

The conference strives to build a platform for startups, SMEs, key decision makers, researchers, investors and people from the media to interact and garner meaningful alliances.

The event saw individuals from the technology, financial services, public sector, and academia come together for a two-day discussion on how to best support FinTech infrastructures, best ways to grow start-ups and general diversification in Finance & Technology and more.

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