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Mark Havens


Bachelor of Arts in History

Mark Havens joined the Optimal team in February 2009 as trader for Japan and the Asian markets.

Mark had 14 years’ experience in equity sales and trading at UBS based in New York and Stamford, Connecticut. He held the position of Executive Director of International Sales Trading, responsible for facilitating equity trades for large institutional investors and hedge fund clients as well as providing specific strategies. Prior to this, he was in Research Sales for Latin American Equities.

Mark holds a BA in history from Hamilton College in Clinton, New York.