Speaker Bios

Jamal Tarazi

Head of European Trading, Sun Trading

Jamal Tarazi is the Head of European Trading for Sun Trading, a global market maker and liquidity provider. Based in London, Jamal plays an integral role in growing the firm’s revenue in Europe and maximizing trading opportunities around the world.

Prior to joining Sun in 2016, Jamal was the Managing Director and European Head of high-speed trading firm Global Trading Systems where he opened its Europe office and obtained FCA authorization. Before his time at GTS, Jamal led the expansion of Madison Tyler (now Virtu Financial) into European markets, and as Head Trader turned it into a top-tier trading firm. He also managed the integration of the European operations of Madison Tyler and Virtu Financial after the 2011 merger.

Jamal received a Ph.D. in particle physics from the University of California at Irvine.