Tom has 29 years’ experience in the financial markets. He spent his first 6 ½ years in the industry working at Standard and Poor’s as a strategist. In the mid 1990s, he joined Merrill Lynch as senior macro technical strategist, covering all asset classes.
From Merrill Lynch Tom switched to the buy-side in 1999 to work for a hedge fund as portfolio manager/trader, managing a $2 billion portfolio. He traded listed and OTC euro and US products and was in the top 15 of the McLagan list of traders. From there he became a consultant to 1st tier banks and one of his clients (RBS) engaged him full time for 11 years as head of global technical strategy. In 2011 Tom left RBS to join Nomura, where he covers all asset classes, working for the trading arm of the group whilst remaining client facing.
He was voted into the top five in New York Stock Exchange polling to find the sell side ‘technicians’ technician’.
Tom has frequently lectured on STA courses, and has been an examiner for the STA Diploma. In addition to his technical analysis qualifications, he holds a BSc degree in Business Information Technology.