Sudhu Arumugam

Sudhu Arumugam

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Sudhu Arumugam is Co-Founder and Chief Risk Officer of CoinFLEX, a leading cryptocurrency derivatives exchange and yield platform designed to trade in crypto assets and bitcoins. Sudhu has spent over 20 years in various trading and risk management roles across fixed income, equity, exotic derivatives, commodity and more recently crypto markets in both Europe and Asia. Prior to CoinFLEX, he was Head of Risk at Coinfloor UK, the UK’s oldest and largest crypto exchange. At Coinfloor UK, he was tasked with building out a robust risk management infrastructure to support crypto trading across multiple cryptocurrencies. Sudhu was Partner and Head of Trading at Cusaru Capital where he managed portfolio hedging across rates, fixed income and commodities, which included Euribor and Sterling interest rate futures and options on LIFFE, 10 year fixed income US treasury futures and options on CME & European fixed income debt on Eurex.

Professional Experience

Academic History


  • At Sequoia Capital, he was Partner, Head of Trading, Portfolio Hedging, Fixed Income and Interest Rate Trading on European government bond & interest rate options.

  • He helped Sequoia set up an office in Singapore, where he traded and subsequently risk-managed Japanese nikkei index options & Japanese government bond options.

  • He was a Director of Equity Derivatives at Merrill Lynch International trading in the European technology, media and telecom sectors on a pan European basis in both listed, OTC & Exotic Options.

  • He began his career at the famed floor trading firm, Cooper Neff & Associates on the London International Financial Futures Exchange.



  • Shareholder, Axienta



  • Sudhu has appeared as a guest on Real Vision.