The FIA European Principal Traders Association operates as a chapter of the Futures Industry Association.
The FIA EPTA has its own governance structure. The management and control of the association is under the direction of the FIA EPTA executive committee. The executive committee is composed of representatives of principal trading member firms. Officers of the executive committee include a chairman and a vice chairman. The executive committee and officers are elected at the FIA EPTA’s annual meeting. A firm may have no more than one representative on the executive committee.
The FIA EPTA’s executive committee consists of Mark Spanbroek (independent and Chairman), Diederik Dorst (Flow Traders NV, Vice Chairman), Piebe Teeboom (Secretary General), Walt Lukken (FIA member), Jan Dezort (RSJ a.s.), Rik Ghijsels (IMC), Virginie Saade (Citadel Securities Europe Ltd.), Alan McGroarty (Tower Research Capital Europe Ltd), David Furlong (Virtu Financial).
The FIA EPTA will operate under the governance structure of FIA. FIA is governed by a 30-person board of directors that includes representatives from more than 15 primary member firms. The FIA board sets the agenda of FIA and oversees and coordinates the activities of the FIA EPTA.