Grid Investment Capital
Mr. Brad Ridge retains over 30 years of experience in international capital markets encompassing leadership roles across a vast array of listed/unlisted financial, equity, commodity markets and related technology platforms spanning a dozen countries across Australasia.
Career highlights include eighteen years with the Tullett PLC group where he was part of the senior management team leading Foreign Exchange, Money Market, Interest Rate Swaps, Futures, Options, Credit, Equity, Fixed Income, and Commodity market teams, and encompassing all aspects of Voice/Hybrid/Electronic trading, Market Data, and Post Trade Services.
Over this period, his product knowledge, cross sector technical arbitrage skills, and demonstrated leadership were instrumental to the rise and success of the Tullett group across Asia, with his personal contribution recognised in 1995 by his appointment as a Director of the group’s Asian Executive Board Committee.
In 2003, Mr. Ridge joined ICAP PLC, the world’s largest inter-dealer broker, as Director of Capital Markets operations, Australian country CEO, and a member of the group’s Asian Executive Board Committee.
In 2006 his commission with ICAP was extended to that of Director of Business and Development in Asia based out of Singapore. In this role he represented the public face of ICAP’s operations across 12 countries in AsiaPac, and was directly responsible for the company's growth and M&A opportunities across multifaceted group divisions.
Concurrently, Mr. Ridge has held private and public equity interests since the mid 1990s, and in 2011 relinquished his position at ICAP to found Grid Investment Capital as CEO and Principal Partner.
Grid Investment Capital remains a private investment vehicle for Mr. Ridge and his partner’s interests and boasts a strong track record of identifying high alpha return opportunities, employing capital, and realising return success spanning its targeted strategic market sectors.
Mr Ridge possesses a thorough comprehension of today's global markets, and is internationally recognised as a leading business innovator boasting a high level of business acumen, practical investment experience, and technical and regulatory knowledge which sees him continually sought after as a leading expert speaker, presenter, advisor, and educator by a wide variety of traders, investors, industry panels/committees, business leaders, co-investors, and regulators across the region.