About

8 Securities is a leading online & mobile investing service in Asia. We serve a large customer base and hold over $750,000,000 USD in assets. The company has licensed offices in Hong Kong and Tokyo. Our philosophy is to make global investing simple, convenient and inexpensive. We take performance, speed and online security seriously. By using the most advanced online & mobile technology we are able to continuously deliver new and innovative solutions for our customers. Our infrastructure is robust and runs on systems supported by world class companies such as Amazon Web Services and Microsoft. We have relationships with the largest banks in Asia including HSBC, Standard Chartered and Bank of China to ensure the safe custody of your funds and assets. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced investor, you have the power of 8 Securities behind you. Open an account online in under 8 minutes and experience the future of investing today.


Mathias Helleu

Executive Chairman of the Group
mathias.helleu@8securities.com

Mathias is the Chairman of the Board of Directors of 8 Securities. Prior to launching the company, Mathias was the Managing Director of E*TRADE's International business which spanned fourteen geographies across Canada, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. Mathias was directly responsible for launching E*TRADE as one of the first online brokerages in Hong Kong fifteen years ago. Prior to joining E*TRADE, Mathias held leadership roles for TIR Securities and Bank Paribas Capital Markets.


Mikaal Abdulla

CEO
mikaal.abdulla@8securities.com

Mikaal is the CEO of 8 Securities. Prior to launching the company, Mikaal was the Senior Vice President of E*TRADE in Asia. Mikaal has extensive international experience having launched and managed successful businesses and products for E*TRADE across Europe, the Middle East, Asia Pacific, India and the United States. Prior to joining E*TRADE, Mikaal was a Senior Consultant with Deloitte in their Strategy & Operations practice in the United States. Mikaal holds a M.B.A from both Columbia University and the London Business School.


Annie Lok

CFO
annie.lok@8securities.com

Annie is the CFO of 8 Securities. Prior to joining the company, Annie was the Director of Finance & Accounting for E*TRADE in Asia. Annie has extensive experience in financial, regulatory and management reporting. Annie’s international work experience includes Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, Australia, India, the United Kingdom, Ireland and the United States. Annie holds a M.B.A. from the University of South Australia. Annie is a CPA of Hong Kong and Australia.


Cedric Roll

CTO
cedric.roll@8securities.com

Cedric is the Chief Technology Officer of 8 Securities. Prior to joining the company, Cedric was the co-founder of ORbyte Solutions, a software and consultancy company specializing in innovative and cost effective financial technology. Cedric's experience spans traditional and cloud infrastructure and software development. Cedric has held senior management positions at City Index, E*TRADE, Zebank and Cargill. Cedric holds a Master Degree Master of Computer Science, Electronics and Robotics from ESIEA Paris.


Francis Otshudi

Technology Director
francis.otshudi@8securities.com

Francis is the Technology Director of 8 Securities. Prior to joining the company, Francis was the co-founder of ORbyte Solutions, a software and consultancy company specializing in innovative and cost effective financial technology. Francis' experience spans the development and implementation of mission critical, high volume, low-latency systems in the areas of equities, FX, CFD and Spread Trading. Francis has held senior management positions at Barclays Capital and City Index. Francis holds a Master Degree of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering from Ecole Centrale de Lille.