Sakeena Lalljee

Sakeena Lalljee, Director Business Development, Aquis Exchange PLC

Sakeena is a Director of Business Development at Aquis Exchange, the subscriptions-based pan-European equities trading venue and technology firm. She joined Aquis in 2013 ahead of the Company’s successful launch in November of that year, and is part of the team that has grown Aquis from a start-up project to a listed Company with over 5% market share of pan-European equities trading.

Sakeena started her career at Instinet before spending five years at Chi-X Europe and, subsequently, BATS Trading (now trading as Cboe Europe). Her experience spans Business Development, Sales & Marketing, Compliance and Market Data.

She is also a founding member of the FIX NextGen steering committee, which aims to increase participation from younger members of the FIX community and opportunities for those individuals to develop their knowledge of the FIX Protocol. She holds a Certificate in Investment from the CISI, for which she received an Outstanding Achievement Award, and a BA in English from Queen Mary, University of London.