FIIG - The Fixed Income Experts

The Leadership Team of FIIG Holdings Limited

Jim Stening

Jim Stening
Managing Director

Jim was appointed Managing Director of FIIG Holdings Limited on 23 May 2018 and is also the founder and Managing Director of FIIG Securities Limited. Jim has held the role of FIIG Securities Limited Managing Director since inception, except for a period between September 2012 and January 2017 where he held a Non Executive Director position.

Jim has extensive knowledge of fixed income, cash and derivative markets fostered by more than 35 years’ experience in financial markets, interest rate product development and international fixed income trading including, prior to founding FIIG Securities Limited in 1998, senior roles with firms including Merrill Lynch, Banco Santander (Singapore) and National Australia Bank.

Jim is currently Non Executive Director of Queensland Treasury Corporation (QTC), Chairman of Funding and Markets Committee for QTC Board and Non Executive Director of OzFish Unlimited Ltd. He is also a Director of FIIG Securities Limited, FIIG International Holdings Limited, FIIG International Limited and FIIG Investment Management Limited. Jim is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and holds a Diploma of Financial Services.

John Ricciotti

John Ricciotti
Executive General Manager – Fixed Income

John joined FIIG in July 2014 as Head of the Debt Capital Markets business and was appointed Executive General Manager – Fixed Income in June 2018. John has more than 20 years’ experience working across global banking, investment management and professional services industries.

Prior to joining FIIG, John was most recently with Lloyds Bank where he held the position of Managing Director, responsible for the Corporate, Project Finance and Financial Institution business. John’s corporate finance experience also includes senior roles within JPMorgan and Deloitte, as well as investment management experience with the Treasury Group and the Victor Smorgon Group.

John holds a Bachelor’s and postgraduate degree in accounting and finance from the University of Melbourne. He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and the Institute of Company Directors.


John Prickett 
Chief Operating Officer

John joined FIIG in 2010 and was appointed to the position of Chief Operating Officer in November 2016. John has over 20 years of experience in accounting and finance including 13 years working for investment banks in London, Zurich, New York, Singapore and Sydney. John’s experience in Brisbane has seen him work on a number of significant infrastructure projects.

John has a Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting from the University of Canberra and is a member of the Australian Society of Certified Practising Accountants.


James Hamilton,
Chief Financial Officer

James joined FIIG in 2019 and has over 25 years’ experience working in Australia and overseas. After qualifying as a chartered accountant, James spent time in London working for BT, Salomons, Credit Suisse and HSBC Investment Bank. In Australia, James has worked in senior roles at NAB, Rabobank and most recently as COO/CFO at Rothschild.

James has a diverse range of commercial and management experiences having managed the support functions as well as a range of businesses including various MI Schemes and PPPs. In addition, he has vast product experience across fixed interest, equities, FX and the associated derivatives.

James has also been a Director, Company Secretary, Public Officer and Chairman of Regional Risk Committees.

James is a member of Chartered Accountants ANZ, FINSIA and AICD. As a signatory of the Banking and Finance Oath, James has a strong passion for culture, protecting clients’ interests and simply doing the right thing.

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