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Joel Sichel

Vice President

Joel Sichel is Vice President of Banking and finance splitting his time operating out of our Los Angeles and New York office. He specializes in Systematic & Electronic Trading, Front Office Trading, Financial Technology, Quantitative Research and Capital Markets.

Joel works across the systematic and electronic trading space covering HFT, prop trading, algorithmic execution, Central Risk Book, Systematic Internalization and Quant Pricing and Research.

He consults the industry’s most senior global heads of business in the development of team construction, visions and marketing strategies. The GQR Systematic Trading team has been responsible for some of the most impactful market movements through talent acquisition. His commitment to fostering exceptional talent is evident through in-depth market knowledge, point of view and approach.

Joel was recently featured in a Business Insider article titled “The Rising Stars of Headhunting on Wall Street” for excellence at placing talent early and often in his young career.

Joel graduated from King’s College London with a Bachelors in Philosophy. He is currently perusing his Juris Doctor and attending law school during the evening. In his downtime he enjoys cooking, trying to cook, watching YouTube videos about cooking, and ultimately, dining out.

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