Advisory Board

Russell Newton

Russell Newton cofounded Global Advisors in 1999. Since then he has focused on market research and development of in-house trading systems. He is a Director of Global Advisors (Jersey) Limited and Global Advisors (Holdings) Limited. Global Advisors launched the world’s first regulated bitcoin fund in 2014. He is also Mentor at Jersey Coders.
Rus began his career as a crude oil trader for Royal Dutch/Shell in 1986. As head of Shell’s futures and forwards training, he was one of the original developers for pricing models for the Brent CFD market. He also worked for the Phibro Energy Division of Salomon, Inc. and Rhein Oel Limited before joining J.P. Morgan in 1993. At Morgan, he served as global commodities strategist, covering base and precious metals as well as energy. He developed new derivative trade structures and new techniques for researching, analyzing, and modeling markets.
He authored Data Security, Wage Inequality: How not to fix it, National Health Service: Not National At All!, Putting the Gini Back in the Bottle, Mobile Telephony, Should You Pay the Ransom?, Dying on Payday, Does the UK Need More Airports?, Why Isn’t Software Regulated?, and The Trouble With Trains.
Rus earned his BA (Hons) in Natural Sciences, Experimental Psychology at the University of Cambridge in 1986.
Read his AngelList profile and his LinkedIn profile.