Axel is a Fellow and current Chairman of the STA, and was Vice-Chairman Europe from 2007-2010 on the board of the International Federation of Technical Analysts (IFTA). For six years he was responsible for education and programme organisation at the STA. 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 over a decade.
He is a director and senior technical analyst at Commerzbank AG and part of a team which has consistently ranked among the top three in the FX Euromoney survey, winning the technical analysis award in 2014.
Previously Axel was Dow Jones’ chief technical analyst for Europe, and a bond, derivatives and proprietary trader in Paris and London.
In addition to his MSTA he holds a MSc (Econ) in European Studies from the London School of Economics and a BSc (Hons) in Economics from University College London.