Gabriel Essers

Head of EMEA Trading

Gabriel is the Head of EMEA Trading at Aperture.

Gaby has 15+ years of experience in the financial markets. Prior to Aperture, he spent 7 years at Och-Ziff Capital Management in the Portfolio Finance team and as a Credit Trader. He also spent 6 years at Bank of America heading the Structured Product Finance team, providing financing solutions to hedge funds. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant and did his training at Deloitte.

Gaby grew up in South Africa with an entrepreneurial spirit and has recently worked on several fintech startups. He loves sport and also has a keen interest in contemporary art. He is a Director of one of Africa’s best known galleries.