The Executive Committee

The Executive Committee

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For your information, the following members of the STA form the STA Executive Committee.

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Tom Hicks MEng MSTA MSCI

Chairman of the Society of Technical Analysts and Head of Programmes
STA Executive Committee : Tom Hicks MEng MSTA MSCI

Tom Hicks, Chairman of the STA, is co-founder of IFTM Capital, a systematic trading business implementing technical analysis.  A Fixed Income Trader and Ex Big Four Consultant, he has over 15 years’ experience in the financial industry as a Fixed […]

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Axel Rudolph BSc (Hons) MSc FSTA MCSI

Vice Chairman and Head of Education
STA Executive Committee : Axel Rudolph BSc (Hons) MSc FSTA MCSI

Axel Rudolph is a Vice Chairman and Head of Education of the Society of Technical Analysts, having been Chairman from 2013 to 2018.  Prior to becoming chairman he was responsible for education and program organisation at the STA for six years. He has been a lecturer on the STA Diploma Part 1 and 2 courses at the London School of Economics and at Queen Mary University of London for nearly two decades. From 2007-2010 Axel was Vice-Chairman Europe on the board of the International Federation of Technical Analysts (IFTA).

Axel is a director and senior technical analyst at Commerzbank Corporates and Markets. Previously he was Dow Jones’ Chief Technical Analyst for Europe, a bond, derivatives and proprietary trader in Paris and London. He is a Fellow of the STA.

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Clive Lambert MSTA

Vice Chairman and Marketing Committee
STA Executive Committee : Clive Lambert MSTA

Clive Lambert’s company FuturesTechs is one of the UK’s leading independent technical analysis providers. The company is a five-times winner at the Technical Analyst Magazine Awards, most recently winning the “Best Commodities, Energy and Power Research” category at the 2015 awards.

Clive, who is the founder and director of FuturesTechs, has also served on the STA Board, and has been both a regular …

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Richard Adcock MSTA

Company Secretary and Journal Committee
STA Executive Committee : Richard Adcock MSTA

Richard Adcock is Managing Director, Adcock Analysis Ltd, an independent technical research service, offering subscriptions for weekly reports and daily updates, on FX and rates markets. Richard previously worked for Brevan Howard, and was formerly Global Head of Technical Strategy […]

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Charles Newsome MSTA FCSI

Head of the Investment Committee
STA Executive Committee : Charles Newsome MSTA FCSI

Charles is a Portfolio Manager at Investec within the Wealth and Investments Division. He is also Divisional Director and Desk Head.

Charles has worked within equity markets and fund management since 1989, when he joined stockbrokers Albert E Sharp as a trainee, which later became Capel Cure Sharp.

In 2003 Charles joined the London office of Christows, which later became Williams de Broё (now Investec Wealth & Investment)…

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Eddie Tofpik MSTA

Head of Marketing
STA Executive Committee : Eddie Tofpik MSTA

Eddie started from school in the City of London as a Warrants Clerk for LME Metals traders Transworld Metals in 1980. Realising the potential the City had in the 1980s for growth of the financial services sector and recognising his […]

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STA Executive Committee : Mark Tennyson d’Eyncourt FSTA

Mark Tennyson d’Eyncourt started in the market in 1963, with Durlachers, arguably the leading equity jobber of the day.  After spells with Govetts (later Hoare & Co Govett) and Scrimgeours, he moved into fund management with Wallace Bros Sassoon, just before the great bear market of 1973-74.  This was when he started to look at technical analysis seriously, when, clearly, fundamental analysis wasn’t working.  For ten years he ran the Qatar Investment Office in London, providing strategic advice for…

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Nick Kennedy BA (Hons) MSTA

Systems and Website Specialist
STA Executive Committee : Nick Kennedy BA (Hons) MSTA

Nick Kennedy is currently Senior Economist at Independent Strategy Ltd, having spent over 20-years working in firms across the City in sales, trading and strategy roles. He is involved in all aspects of Independent Strategy’s investment research process, with a focus on […]

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David Watts BSc (Hons) CEng MICE MIWEM MSTA

Systems and Website Specialist
STA Executive Committee : David Watts BSc (Hons) CEng MICE MIWEM MSTA

David is a Trading System Consultant and professional engineer. He first became involved with the LIFFE markets after being commissioned to provide IT support and write a trading model for a number of LIFFE traders in 1992. Since then he has used his engineering expertise on a number of innovative trading projects. Commissions include the implementation of Dunnigan’s One Way Formulae, a technical trading model, the production of a number of swing timing models for traders within the Butterworth Group…

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