CEO & Director
Having had the privilege of working in various regulatory landscapes, spanning Europe and Asia to the MENA region, Mehdi Chennour, the Chief Executive Officer, and Director at Finior Capital, embarked on a career in the financial services sector more than a decade ago. His experiences have enriched his understanding and refined his approach. Let’s hear more from him in this one-on-one interaction with CEO Insights magazine.
Could you please provide a brief overview of your professional path and what inspires your daily routines?
My professional journey in the financial services field began more than ten years ago. I've had the privilege of working in various regulatory landscapes, ranging from Europe and Asia to the MENA region. Each of these experiences has deepened my knowledge and refined my approach. My daily motivation springs from our steadfast dedication to both our clients and the Finior Capital team. Every obstacle we surmount, every accomplishment we attain, serves as a constant reminder of the positive influence we are having in the industry. It is this profound sense of purpose and an innate desire to foster innovation that continues to fuel my drive.
Give a brief account about your flagship offerings and what are the value additions that customers can expect from your offerings?
Our flagship offerings at Finior Capital are centered around providing a comprehensive trading experience. We offer a diverse range of trading instruments, including CFDs on commodities, indices, and stocks. What sets us apart is our commitment to transparency, competitive trading conditions, and client education.
Customers choosing Finior Capital can expect:
Tailored Solutions: We understand that every trader has unique needs. Our offerings are designed to cater to professional traders, ensuring a tailored trading experience. Advanced Technology: Our cutting-edge trading platform is equipped with advanced charting tools, real-time data, and seamless execution capabilities, ensuring traders have all the tools they need. Dedicated Support: Our team of experts is always on hand to assist, guide, and provide insights, ensuring our clients are never left in the dark.
Considering your broad experience in diverse regions, what key elements do you take into account when developing successful corporate growth strategies for Finior Capital?
Formulating effective growth strategies is a complex endeavor. It begins with a profound grasp of the cultural and regulatory nuances inherent to each market. Each region presents its unique challenges and opportunities. Establishing and cultivating strong relationships, whether with clients, partners, or regulators, serves as another fundamental pillar. These relationships serve as the cornerstone of our operations. Furthermore, adaptability is crucial. In the constantly evolving financial landscape, agility and a willingness to embrace change are essential for maintaining a competitive edge.
Tell us about your leadership approach. What are the guidelines or methodologies you follow as a leader?
Leadership, to me, is a fusion of vision, empathy, and action. I adhere to three fundamental principles in my leadership approach. Firstly, leading by example is paramount. I firmly believe in setting the standard for my team. Whether it pertains to work ethic, dedication, or integrity, I make certain that I epitomize the values I anticipate from my team members. Secondly, open and transparent communication is of utmost importance. I actively promote a culture of feedback, open discussions, and collaborative problem-solving. Lastly, continuous learning is a cornerstone of my leadership style. Recognizing the ever-evolving nature of the financial landscape, I prioritize staying informed about industry trends, technological advancements, and regulatory changes.
How do you make sure that your philosophy becomes an integral part of your team's mindset, particularly when it comes to handling trading products?
Our team is deeply rooted in a client-centric culture, which forms the foundation of our operations. We cultivate an environment where our team members are consistently encouraged to see things from the client's perspective. We achieve this through ongoing training, keeping them well-informed about the latest industry developments and intricacies. Feedback plays a pivotal role as well. We actively solicit input, both from our clients and internally, to continually refine our processes. This combination of knowledge, empathy, and a commitment to continuous improvement ensures that we consistently provide exceptional services.
In this digital era, ensuring security is of utmost importance. How does Finior Capital strengthen its operations to provide a secure trading environment?
In the contemporary digital landscape, security is not merely a priority; it is an imperative. At Finior Capital, we have made substantial investments in our security infrastructure. However, it extends beyond technology alone. Fostering a culture where security awareness is ingrained is equally vital. Through regular training modules, audits, and a proactive approach to identifying potential vulnerabilities, we ensure that our clients can engage in trading with the highest level of confidence and peace of mind. Furthermore, it's worth noting that we are in compliance with the Global Data Protection Regulation, operating within the legal framework of ADGM FSRA.
Regulatory dynamics are constantly in a state of change. How do you guide Finior Capital through these shifts to maintain unwavering compliance?
Compliance is not merely a requirement for us; it is a fundamental principle. My associations with esteemed regulatory bodies such as the Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) Financial Services Regulatory Authority (FSRA) and the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (CySEC) have provided me with a profound appreciation of the importance of regulatory adherence. We have dedicated teams specifically focused on monitoring and adapting to changes in regulations. Their tireless efforts ensure that Finior Capital not only remains compliant but also remains at the forefront of understanding and proactively anticipating future regulatory changes.
Could you provide some insights into what lies ahead for Finior Capital?
The future is filled with opportunities. We foresee extending our presence into new markets, exploring untapped opportunities, and broadening our range of products. With a team comprised of exceptional talent and a steadfast commitment to our core values, I am confident that Finior Capital will persist in setting new industry standards and taking the lead.
Mehdi Chennour, Chief Executive Officer & Director, Finior Capital
Mehdi Chennour is a seasoned financial service professional and an evangelist who brings over a decade of unparalleled experience in various regulatory jurisdictions across Europe, Asia, and the MENA region. He has a wealth of knowledge in the financial services industry, advising numerous investment firms. Furthermore, Mehdi has a proven track record in developing and managing relationships with clients, partners, and regulators. His notable traits include excellent communication skills, strategic thinking, multitasking with an outside the box approach in creating creative solutions to problems.