INTERVIEW: ‘We’ve become more ambitious as we look at new products’ - LME's Chamberlain

It has been a hectic couple of years for LME chief executive officer Matthew Chamberlain, his teams and members while the exchange works through the comprehensive list of plans and actions in its Strategic Pathway.

Regardless of the actual volume of activity under way in an organization, there is a tendency for most chiefs to convey a sense of constant, restless dynamism focused on an endless desire for growth. Perhaps an image comes to mind of a chief executive officer with one eye on their phone or tablet at all times?
It was therefore a surprise that, when London Metal Exchange CEO Matthew Chamberlain arrived at LME HQ at 10 Finsbury Square in the city to review LME progress and priorities with Metal Market Magazine, he immediately declared that – after a period of big changes over previous years at the exchange – 2019 has actually offered a chance to exhale and relax, if only temporarily.

While his message was that both the LME’s staff and its members had deserved a breather, having achieved “positive changes for both the LME and its markets,” his opening remarks contrasted...


Richard Barrett

October 04, 2019

10:10 GMT