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Damien Vanderwilt

Senior Advisor and Director

Damien Vanderwilt is a Senior Advisor and Board Director at Galaxy and previously served as Co-President and Head of Global Markets. He worked for 20 years at Goldman Sachs as a Partner in the Global Markets business in four different geographies and held several leadership positions across both Equities and FICC. Most recently at Goldman Sachs, Damien was Global Head of FICC Execution Services, a business he established in New York for Goldman Sachs in 2016. In this role, he was responsible for leading efforts to consolidate voice and systematic market making as well as to advance technologies, platforms and services throughout the Global Markets Division. Prior to running FICC Execution Services, Damien ran several businesses for Goldman Sachs based in London including Equities Execution Services & Trading and Cross Asset Sales. He also held sales and trading positions in Sydney and Hong Kong. Throughout his career Damien has built extensive senior relationships with many of the largest market participants, exchanges, venues, technology providers and regulators around the world. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com) in Finance & Economics from Bond University.