Geoffrey Chamberlain graduated in Commerce and Economics from Manchester University in 1963. He became a member of the London Stock Exchange in 1968. He founded and became Chairman of the London Traded Options Market from 1987 to 1992. He was a member of the Council of the International Stock Exchange and president of the International Association of Options and Futures Exchanges and Deputy Chairman of the European Community Options and Futures Exchanges. Geoffrey is also the author of Trading in Options first published by Simon & Schuster Int. in 1981.
He was Chief Operating Officer of European Equities and Derivatives at Shearson Lehman Hutton before being appointed Chairman and Chief Executive Officer LIT Europe in 1991.Thereafter Geoffrey Chamberlain was a founder before becoming Chairman and Chief Executive of Durlacher Corporation Plc, an original research driven, European emerging technology, media investment and securities group. The main areas of business included; emerging technology and media research, consulting, specialist corporate finance and stockbroking. He built Durlacher Plc into a FTSE 250 Company in the early 2000s capped at £2billion. Geoffrey is a Freeman City of London and has also been a Non Executive Director of London Seed Capital since 2002