November 7, 2023
Tradeteq enhances leadership team: Doris Yeung joins as Chief Financial Officer
Tradeteq, the leading private debt and trade finance marketplace connecting asset sellers with institutional investors, has appointed Doris Yeung to the position of Chief Financial Officer. The appointment comes at a time of significant growth for the company, following its recent Series A plus funding round of £12.5 million.
With an international career in roles spanning Silicon Valley, Amsterdam, and London, Yeung brings over 15 years’ experience in creating and evolving finance functions to Tradeteq. She will work closely with CEO Christoph Gugelmann and COO Nils Behling to execute Tradeteq’s ambitious expansion plans, both in European and North American markets.
As a KPMG-trained finance leader, Yeung brings to Tradeteq extensive experience in financial strategy. She enjoyed singular success in her previous roles, with her expertise being instrumental in the development of access management software Okta’s international finance function, as well as the ongoing success of the communications platform MessageBird. Given this background, Doris will provide Tradeteq with hands-on execution experience of the detail required to foster sustained growth.
The appointment is yet another success in what has been a standout year for Tradeteq, most recently seen through the firm’s leading presence at the Trade Finance Investor Day in October. The August launch of Tradeteq’s Yieldteq platform introduced the availability of tokenized U.S. Treasury bonds on the XDC Network, and September saw the completion of its US$12.5 million A Plus funding round, with significant investment from venture capital firm Interlock Partners.
The Tradeteq platform services over 140 clients, which have collectively financed over two million instruments through the platform. More than $3 billion worth of notes have been issued under the securitisation as a service offering and the platform continues to grow at an impressive pace.
Doris Yeung, CFO at Tradeteq commented: “The demand for of Tradeteq’s platform is increasing daily with the surge in private debt investment requiring a simpler way to invest in this asset. Tradeteq offers a streamlined securitisation service unlike anything else in this industry, making it an extremely exciting proposition to scale and further commercialise.
“Christoph and Nils’ passionate leadership, along with their impressive C-suite team, gives me great confidence to take up this new position. The commitment that the Tradeteq team has to improve the transaction environment between private debt providers and investors is inspiring and has created an exciting environment that I am very pleased to join.”
Christoph Gugelmann, CEO at Tradeteq commented: “With a highly successful career in the development and continual enhancement of effective finance strategies, Doris will be an invaluable asset to the Tradeteq executive team. She will play a key role in driving forward our international expansion plans, pursing our mission of simplifying the trading of private debt and trade finance assets and achieving our ambitious strategic goals. Doris shares our passion for the business, and we are delighted to welcome her to the team.”
Tradeteq is the leading provider of data, technology and software to the trade finance and private debt sectors. Founded in London in 2016, Tradeteq has built the marketplace infrastructure to power private debt investments and help investment managers and asset sellers efficiently connect, interact, and transact.
Tradeteq's team delivers deep cross-disciplined knowledge together with client focus and understanding. Its digital platform enables it to be a true innovation partner to clients, significantly accelerating their pace of technology adoption while reducing complexity and costs.
Tradeteq is the official technology partner of the Trade Finance Distribution Initiative, the industry-led group that sets the standards for global trade finance distribution.