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Stephan Lutz



Stephan Lutz is the CEOof BitMEX. He initially joined the company in 2021 as the CFO and was appointed as the group's CEO in late 2022 - one of crypto's most colourful periods. Stephan has been instrumental in driving the exchange's position as one of the crypto derivatives OG exchange players coming from a deep belief in Bitcoin.

It is under his direction that the decision was made for BitMEX to pivot back to its successful origins, with an emphasis placed on providing professional and institutional traders with a derivatives trading platform that caters to their key needs of liquidity, performance and reliability.

Before BitMEX, he was a Senior Partner at PwC for close to a decade, where he advised many of the world's largest financial institutions as well as regulators. Before PwC, he held senior positions with Deutsche Börse. His career began in corporate finance and equities trading at Dresdner Bank AG (now Commerzbank AG).