Our Mission

We will revolutionise the retail trading and investment space. We will act with complete integrity and empower our clients by providing the most innovative, transparent and intuitive execution of financial products in the marketplace. We will create a level playing field by providing a one stop offering, best possible service and unique tools to help our clients become happy and successful investors.

Meet our Management Team

Executive Committee

Robert Lempka – Chief Executive Officer and founder ayondo Holding AG

Head Executive Committee and Managing Director ayondo GmbH

EdRobert is co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of the ayondo Holding AG (formally Next Generation Finance Invest AG). Robert was CEO of ABN AMRO marketindex, and prior to that he held trading management positions at Goldman Sachs International and Dresdner Kleinwort.


Edward Drake - Member Executive Committee - Operations,
Director ayondo markets

EdEdward joined ayondo markets at inception in 2008, initially as Managing Director.  He was responsible for operations, including the creation and continuing development of many internal systems and business processes. Edward brings over a decade of experience in the Spread Betting and CFD industry.  After graduating from Durham University, Edward started his city career at IG Index before moving onto Cantor Index where he was responsible for the Options and Financial Fixed Odds trading operation.  He has extensive experience in the creation and development of pricing and risk management tools.


Sarah Brylewski – Member Executive Committee - Distribution,
Managing Director ayondo GmbH

EdSince 2011 Sarah Brylewski joined ayondo markets (formally Gekko Global Markets) as head of ayondo markets Germany. Sarah worked for ABN AMRO Bank for 10 years where she was a pioneer of the retail certificates market in Germany. Sarah also headed the Retail Derivatives Team for Germany and Austria. After spending time in Hong Kong where she introduced Mini Futures Certificates to the Asian market, Sarah was Global Head of ABN AMRO’s CFD-Trading platform marketindex. Sarah started her financial career as an Options & Futures Broker at Commerzbank.