February 20, 2017 – Hong Kong & New York: Financial Commission, a leading External Dispute Resolution (EDR) organization, operated by FinaCom PLC, servicing online brokerages and technology providers within the financial services industry, today announces the appointment of Dr. Anna Becker to its Dispute Resolution Committee (DRC).

anna With more than 20 years of senior leadership and innovation in retail brokerage and finance organizations, Dr. Anna Becker brings a diverse set of skills to Financial Commission’s DRC.

Anna has core experiences in founding retail software solutions and building retail brokerages. She has proven expertise in bringing new technologies like big data systems, behavioural systems and automation to drive innovation in retail trading.

 

Dr. Becker’s early entrepreneurial successes range from founding Strategy Runner (Sold) to driving growth in established organizations (MF Global, Gilboa Fund).  Lately, she founded Sherpa to provide new technologies and services to retail financial institutions. As an experienced executive and change agent in retail finance,  Dr. Becker has worked with more than 300 brokers and has served as the compliance officer with regulators like the NFA and CFTC.

Dr. Anna Becker holds MSc degree in computer science and PhD degree in AI from Technion (Israel). She is also an author of several books on Artificial Intelligence and has deep experience in algorithmic investment solutions.

Enhancing the DRC structure

Dr. Anna Becker is the latest industry expert to join the Financial Commission’s DRC – which consists of a diverse panel of industry professionals who follow a non-bias process to process and resolve complaints from member’s clients.

Financial Commission Chairman, Peter Tatarnikov, said regarding the appointment, “Dr. Anna Becker brings a deep understanding of the online retail brokerage industry to Financial Commission’s Dispute Resolution Committee. Her proven track-record in FX technologies and overall expertise will be a great resource to further enhance our capabilities. We are glad to welcome Anna to Financial Commission’s DRC and believe that her appointment will improve, even more, our existing dispute resolution process”