Grid Investment Capital
Mr. Brad Ridge retains over 25 years of experience in international capital markets encompassing leadership roles across a vast array of listed/unlisted financial, equity, and commodity markets spanning a dozen countries within the Asian Pacific region.
His career highlights include eighteen years with the Tullett PLC group throughout Asia where he held numerous management positions including oversight over Foreign Exchange, Money Market, Interest Rate Swaps, Futures, Options, Credit, Equity, Fixed Income, and Commodity markets, 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 2004, 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 2007 his commission with ICAP was extended to that of Director of all New Business and Product Development in Asia based out of Singapore. In this role he represented the public face of ICAP’s operations in Asia, and was directly responsible for the company's growth and M&A opportunities across multifaceted group divisions spanning a dozen countries in the region.
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 recognized as a leading business innovator boasting a high level of business acumen, practical investment experience, technical and regulatory knowledge which sees him continually sought after as a leading expert speaker, presenter, consultant, and educator by a wide variety of traders, investors, industry panels/committees, business leaders, co-investors, and regulators across the region.