C-Trade is a next-generation cryptocurrency derivatives trading platform established in 2019 and registered in the British Virgin Islands. At C-Trade, we have invented, and keep inventing, top-notch approaches for the best trading experience.

Our engineers, mathematicians, and statisticians enjoy working in a highly entrepreneurial and collaborative environment, who are committed to the constant pursuit of excellence through technology innovations.

We are an Engineering owned and led organisation, and we have over 10 years of experience in quantitative trading at global proprietary trading firms and investment banks.


Our founders and engineers are traders at heart, and we know the importance of user experience from our trading experience and extensive research. With our expertise in trading, machine learning and artificial intelligence, we are building C-Trade to become the fairest, most user-friendly, and most reliable trading platform in the cryptocurrency derivatives space.

We strive to provide a safe and fair platform for everyone to trade, while also contributing our expertise to the cryptocurrency and blockchain community.

Edmund Lee – CEO

Edmund is the founder of a crypto asset management firm specializing in quantitative research and high frequency trading. After two years of active trading, he realized that the trading platforms in the market are far from perfect which often left him with frustrations, and that’s where the journey began at C-trade

Edmund has over ten years of experience in developing prediction model by applying artificial intelligence and big data. Previously, he worked in companies such as J.P. Morgan, Hong Kong Jockey Club and developed several proprietary quantitative trading and risk management systems.

Edmund holds a BS in Computer Science from the University of New South Wales.

Mike Ting – CSO

Mike is an experienced equity derivatives trader, with over 10 years of experience in trading a variety of products including warrants, listed options, accumulator/decumulator and exotic structures on Hong Kong, South Korea and Singapore stocks.

Prior to C-Trade, Mike worked in investment banks such as J.P. Morgan, Société Générale, Daiwa Capital Markets and KBC Financial Products.

Mike holds a BS in Computer Science from Cornell University and a MS in management science from Stanford University.

Anson Lee – COO

At C-Trade, Anson oversees business strategy, marketing, and operations. He is responsible for ensuring C-Trade’s trading platform is prevalent and commercialized. He has been an advocate in digital assets and blockchain technology since 2017.

Prior to C-Trade, Anson cofounded a tech company in China and worked in the Global Risk and Investigations Practice at FTI Consulting. He is experienced in conducting businesses intelligence, asset tracing, and corporate investigations. He started his career at HSBC’s Global Risk Management team

Anson holds a BA in Economics from University of Southern California.