Bell FX provides a foreign exchange execution service for corporate and retail clients that genuinely competes with banks and large financial institutions.

The foreign exchange service includes spot and forward foreign exchange, foreign currency options, tailored forwards, research, foreign currency accounts and fee-free international banking transfers.

Operating across offices in Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide, the business services a diversified range of Australian and international clients. The team aims to deliver competitive rates with precise execution, personalised service, and accurate settlement without the costs associated with dealing with large institutions.

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Foreign exchange execution service for corporates and individuals
Deliver competitive rates with precise execution
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Experienced and loyal team

THE LEADERSHIP TEAM

Team Member

Geoffrey Louw

Co-Head of Futures & FX - Bell Commodities and Bell FX

Geoffrey Louw is the Co-Head of Futures and FX. He joined Bell Potter Securities in 2008 and has over 40 years’ experience in financial markets. Geoffrey began his career in Foreign Exchange in South Africa for a merchant bank before gaining experience in Fixed Income and Interest Rate Markets at Investec Bank. In 1985, he migrated to Australia and worked in Capital Markets. During a period as a price maker at ANZ McCaughan and Australian Gilt Securities, Geoffrey used various Futures products to hedge positions and moved into Futures in 1991. Geoffrey joined Potter Warburg in the newly formed Futures team and became head of the Futures desk in Australia in 2001. After heading the Exchange Traded Derivatives Desk for UBS in Australia, Geoffrey joined Bell Potter Securities. Geoffrey has been a long standing member of the ASX Tribunal and is also a member of ASIC’s Market Disciplinary Panel.
Team Member

Tim Maxwell

Co-Head of Futures & FX - Bell Commodities and Bell FX

Tim Maxwell is the Co-Head of Futures and FX. Tim joined Bell Potter Securities in 2009 and has over 34 years’ experience in the futures markets. He commenced his career as an SFE Pit Boss, then trader and advisor for Barclays Bank, BZW/ABN Amro NV and Deutsche Bank AG. Tim has a wealth of experience advising in global fixed income and equity futures, primarily to the International CTA and Hedge Fund sectors.