Driven by our values

Life Trading is a technology-focused trading firm with offices in Sydney and London.
Established in 2016, we aim to dominate our chosen markets.

Our success is built on our people and culture.
Our values define how we work and reflect who we are.  

One Life

Enjoy your time at work, make the workplace your own.
Be passionate about everything you do.
Maintain a healthy work-life balance.

One Team

Do what you say, and say what you mean.
Work as a team. Communicate and collaborate.
Expect Excellence.

One Focus

Act like a business owner.
If you see a problem, fix it.
Be thorough, details matter.

Life Trading is a carbon neutral company.

After completing his degree in Theoretical Physics, James began his career as a prop trader in London. In 2007 he moved to Australia and co-founded Epoch Capital, growing it into the largest player on the ASX24. After selling his stake he founded Phoenix Trading Group in 2015 and Life Trading in 2016. James's passion is everything to do with trading.

Adrian studied mathematics at the University of Oxford and has worked in the financial IT sector for nearly 20 years. He was Global Head of Development at Tibra for three and a half years, quantitative trading developer at Tibra for three years, and quantitative trading developer at Goldman Sachs for six years. Adrian is passionate about delivering technology solutions that exceed user expectations.



We're always looking to take on exceptional individuals who share our values.

We are also interested in working with specialist trading teams who want to build long-term success and to whom we can offer the best work environment.

If you’re interested in working with us, contact us via email or phone.


Sydney +61 (0) 2 8004 9903
London +44 (0) 203 866 3373