Merlin Rajah, Head: Electronic Sales Trading, Absa
Merlin Rajah is Absa’s Head of Electronic Sales Trading and has been with the Absa team since May 2020 responsible for all electronic new business and client relationships. Prior to Absa, Merlin spent almost a decade at the JSE as their Business Development Manager for Electronic Trading. At the JSE he headed up the Colocation Sales, global International Liquidity Provider relationships, Shared Infrastructure Provider and Software Vendor businesses. Merlin sits on the FIX Next Gen committee and joins with a wealth of knowledge and experience in terms of exchange trading systems, algorithmic and quantitative trading, market data, colocation and an international network of client relationships.