After studying Mental Philosophy at Edinburgh University, Felix began his career as a writer for radio and television. A change in career took him into the City where he worked for the major US brokerage Cantor Fitzgerald. Soon after, Felix launched his own company which he later sold to MF Global in 2008, just moments before the financial system imploded. A regular contributor and commentator on Bloomberg, Reuters, the Times and Telegraph. Felix Riley lives with his wife and two daughters in Surrey, England.