Stuart Halfen

Stuart is an Executive Director and currently heads the Sydney office for Options Group. Prior to taking responsibility of our Australian operations, he spent the 10 years at Options Group's New York office. While there, Stuart helped shape the infrastructure of the firm. He has expertise in capital markets recruitment for the sell-side and buy-side across asset classes including equities, fixed income, FX, and commodities. He has experience with roles which cover sales, trading, portfolio management, fundamental research, quantitative research and risk management, at levels which span heads of business units and C-level to associate/analyst positions. Prior to joining Options Group, Stuart was with Thomson Reuters for five years.


He has a degree in Business Administration, with a concentration in Finance and Management Information Systems and a minor in Economics from the State University of New York at Albany.