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Over 100 years of experience across tier-one financial services institutions.

About Palladris

Palladris Consulting partners have over 100 years of experience across tier-one financial institutions.

Individually, we have each established reputations of excellence within our core fields of expertise.

Collectively, we offer a unique and unparalleled value proposition.

Our focus is to provide deep financial markets expertise across G10, emerging, and frontier markets.

Why Palladris?

We believe it's impossible to run a profitable trading business in the 21st century without automation.

Complex regulations mean that manual processes leave your business exposed to fines, reputational damage or worse.

We work in partnership to help transform your business through process and systems automation, reducing regulatory anxiety and putting you back in control of growth.


How We Do It

We bring deep financial services knowledge of the latest regulations, cutting-edge technology, digital markets and banking skills together into one package to get you to the forefront of technological and regulatory compliance.

From advisory, consulting and training in the latest financial matters to the provision of direct market access (DMA) trading systems for G10 and Emerging Markets.

Our deep knowledge of FICC digital markets, combined with low latency technology and regulatory know-how make us the perfect complement to any business with high ambitions.

What We Do

Strategic advisory solutions

Partnering to build successful digital businesses

Interpretation of local and global regulation impacting businesses

Data mining to find new revenue streams

Tech & regulatory solutions for G10, EM & Frontier Markets

Advice on how to reduce costs across your trading businesses.

LIBOR transition

Client Performance Assessment

Pricing & risk management analysis for FICC markets

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Our Partners

Zeeshan Khan, Partner
Zeeshan Khan, Partner
Zeeshan Khan, Partner

Zeeshan is a partner and co-founder of Palladris. Palladris is a strategic business advisory and solutions firm focused on providing deep financial markets expertise across G10, Emerging, and Frontier Markets.

Zeeshan has designed, built and run digital businesses for banks since 1999, starting with the award-winning BARX platform for Barclays.

Most recently from 2009 till April 2018, Zeeshan held the position of Managing Director for Standard Chartered Bank Financial Markets, leading and growing their electronic business exponentially from inception to a top ten recognised platform.

Whilst at SCB, Zeeshan was a member of the Bank’s Leadership team (Top 250 MDs).

Zeeshan’s responsibilities also included electronic FX risk management, and recently led the MiFID II programme for Best Execution and Trading.

He has a specific interest in building and distributing digital products suited to emerging and frontier markets.

Prior to SCB, Zeeshan was Head of Electronic Trading FX & Rates at Merrill Lynch, where he built the electronic FX business from inception.

Zeeshan graduated in Computer Science from University College London in 1994 and started his career as a technologist at Goldman Sachs Asset Management.

Saqib Mohammed, Partner
Saqib Mohammed, Partner
Saqib Mohammed, Partner

Saqib has over twenty years’ consulting experience with tier one investment banks, including JP Morgan, Barclays and Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

Most recently at Standard Chartered Bank, Saqib led the electronic trading technology function covering architecture, strategy and implementation.

At SCB, Saqib was also instrumental in the technical implementation of regulatory programmes including MAR, and parts of MiFID II.

Across his career, Saqib has predominantly designed, built and managed successful low latency, high volume, distributed client applications across Fixed Income, Currencies and Commodities trading businesses.

Saqib completed his Postgraduate Masters in Distributed Systems from the University of Kent in 1996 and graduated in Computer Science from the University of Manchester in 1994.

Ifther Ali, Partner
Ifther Ali, Partner
Ifther Ali, Partner

Ifther has been working in the banking industry as a lawyer in various senior leadership positions since 1994.

Most recently, Ifther has been advising Wells Fargo on their MiFID II implementation project and broader legal regulatory issues facing their European platform.

Prior to that, he was the Global Head of Legal for CIB at UniCredit Group for 7 years and worked closely with the head of CIB on group strategic issues.

Ifther has participated in numerous industry groups, including the EU Parliament MiFID II working group.

He has significant experience managing regulatory change projects, including Dodd-Frank, Volker, EMIR and EU Recovery / Resolution planning.

Prior to joining UniCredit, Ifther worked for Merrill Lynch for 15 years as senior legal counsel, supporting various financial markets businesses.

By qualification, Ifther is a Barrister and was called to the Bar in England & Wales in 1994 and has an LLB (Hons) in Law.

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