Meet the team


Ashley Boolell


Prior to joining Shard Capital, Ashley Boolell spent 12 years as a Commodity Derivatives Sales at Natixis, the French Investment Bank. He worked in Paris for 7 years before moving to London in 2013. Ashley has in-depth knowledge of commodity markets and is skilled in business development. His core expertise lies in providing hedging solutions to commodity end-users and producers while tailoring his services to meet their specific needs. Ashley is perfectly bilingual in English and French; this skill has enabled him to launch a side career as a writer. He has published a bestselling French series between 2013 and 2015. His first English novel was released in 2017.

Carlos Ramirez

Carlos joined Shard Capital in 2017 and has over 10 years experience in FX and fixed income markets with a focus on LATAM and emerging markets in general.
More recently and over the last few years, Carlos has worked closely with asset managers, wealth managers and other services providers where he built a business providing his clients with bespoke investment solutions including quantitative analysis and pricing for structured investments, a role that he continues to fill at Shard Capital. In addition, Carlos will help develop the LATAM cross asset agency broking desk. Carlos completed his MBA in London in 2014 and also holds CFA UK Level 4 Investment Management Certificate(IMC).