Viscount Dangan from 1975 to 2016, is a British hereditary peer and ifx forex broker. Graham Wellesley was born in 1965, the son of Garret Wellesley, 7th Earl Cowley and his first wife Elizabeth Lennon. He is a descendant of Henry Wellesley, 1st Baron Cowley, brother of the Duke of Wellington.
After graduating with a degree in economics from Franklin College, Switzerland, he served for 18 months in the Household Cavalry. Wellesley’s financial career began in 1985 as a derivatives trader at the London stockbroking firm Hoare Govett, from where he moved to two further derivatives trading roles at Banque Indosuez and ING Charterhouse. US parent company IFX Corp in a buyout that left them as sole shareholders. Two years later the company sold its pools business. In 2003, Wellesley and Naldini left IFX following a disagreement with the board and co-founded ODL Securities, an online foreign exchange and derivatives broker. In 2005, ODL was the whistleblower in an attempted banking fraud by US hedge fund Bayou.
101million and requesting two transactions that were refused by the management, who notified the UK Financial Services Authority. ODL to US foreign exchange firm FXCM Holdings, creating a business employing around 1,000 staff. In December that year, the newly enlarged entity floated on the New York Stock Exchange. Co with three other shareholders, taking the role of chief executive. 3million bridging loan to a UK urban regeneration scheme. Wellesley, with whom he has two sons and a daughter.