Meetings & Events

STA monthly meetings are held at the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI) at 6.30pm, usually on the second Tuesday of each month. Click here for a list of dates for 2018 meetings.

The CISI offices are based at London’s famous ‘Walkie-Talkie” building. Please go direct to the ground floor main reception at 20 Fenchurch Street, London, EC3M 3BY where you will need to present photo ID and will be directed to the CISI offices on the third floor.

For security reasons, members will be asked to pre-book no later than 24 hours before. Only those on the attendance list will be allowed access.

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Next Meeting

STA Monthly Meeting – November 2018

Thursday 22nd November 2018 at 6.30pm

November’s meeting will be a special MiFID II Panel.

MiFID II Research Unbundling Speaker Panel - A Year On!

Panel Speakers

Tom Hicks MSTA, Partner, Dantom Consulting STA Meetings : Speakers : Tom Hicks MSTA

Tom is a Fixed Income Trader and Ex Big Four Consultant. He has over 15 years’ experience in the financial industry as a Fixed income trader and Sales person.  Tom has a wealth of experience and regulatory knowledge having worked […]

Steve Kelly, Special Adviser, Euro IRP

Steve is one of the foremost authorities on European investment industry opinion and has been consulted by industry bodies and leading companies for advice for many years. In 1999, he took over the Extel Survey and built it into a […]

Tim Parker MSTA, CEO, Messels

Tim Parker, MA, MSTA graduated from Cambridge University in 1981 where he read English Literature. After 3 years’ service in the British Army, he began a stockbroking career in 1984 with L. Messel & Co. After a spell at Credit […]

Future Meetings

STA Christmas Party and AGM

Tuesday 11th December 2018 at 6.30pm

The STA Christmas Party will be preceded by the STA AGM. Only Full members may vote at the AGM, though all members welcome. AGM papers will be sent to all members nearer the time.


STA Diploma Awards – Tuesday 11 September 2018

On Tuesday 11 September, the STA held a small Awards Ceremony for the latest cohort of successful MSTA candidates. Only some of the many who have qualified were able to be there in person as they either live too far away or because of prior commitments, but we were delighted to welcome those that could make it. Click below to see gallery.

STA Summer Party and Diploma Awards – Tuesday 11 July 2017

The evening started with the presentation of STA Diploma certificates to the latest cohort of successful candidates. Only some of the many who studied were able to be there in person as they live far away abroad or because of prior commitments, but we were delighted to welcome those that could make it. The ceremony was followed by a light-hearted talk by Stephen Hoad before members mingled during the summer drinks reception. Click below to see gallery.

JPMorgan Corporate Challenge

Team STA at JPMorgan Challenge 2017

On  6 July 2017, Team STA met at Battersea Park for the 2017 JPMorgan fun run

This was the 3rd year running that the STA have entered a team. Click below to see the gallery.

From previous years:

Team STA at JPMorgan Challenge 2016

On 21st July 2016, Team STA met at Battersea Park for the 2016 JPMorgan fun run. Click below to see the gallery.


STA Summer Party and Diploma Awards – 12th July 2016

The evening started with the presentation of STA Diploma certificates to the latest cohort of successful candidates. Only some of the many who studied were able to be there in person as they live far away abroad or because of prior commitments, but we were delighted to welcome those that could make it. Luise Kliem FSTA, STA consultant and lecturer, gave a brief introduction to the two stages of the Diploma course. STA Chairman Axel Rudolph FSTA presented the certificates as Luise called them up one by one. 2 of the new MSTAs present – Simon Gray and Guillaume Osouf – achieved Distinctions. Well done to all!

Watch a video of the awards here.

The Awards Ceremony was followed by Philip Gray FSTA who gave a riveting talk on Chinese markets, and a networking Drinks and Canapes Reception.


Tom DeMark presentation to the Society – 1st March 2016


Tom DeMark visited the Society and gave a fascinating presentation to members at Pinners Hall. Meeting blog here, video available in past meetings.

STA AGM and Christmas Party – December 2015

This year’s Annual General Meeting was held at the British Bankers Association on Tuesday 8 December and was followed by a talk by Professor Russell Napier and the Christmas party. Russell’s fundamental talk, whilst explaining charts, went down very well and later on he mingled with new and old members over drinks and tasty canapés.

STA Annual Dinner – November 2015

On Wednesday 25 November, the STA held its annual Dinner at the impressive National Liberal Club, One Whitehall Place. New faces and old friends gathered for pre-Drinks in the Smoking Room before sitting down to a three course dinner in the fabulous David Lloyd George room. This year’s guest speaker was Dr Greg Davies of Barclays Wealth, who gave an enlightening and entertaining talk on his speciality, behavioural finance.

The STA Annual Dinner also included announcing a new Fellow to the Society – Simon Warren. He has been instrumental in driving the STA forward, has made certain that the Society adheres to good corporate governance and always had the STA’s best interests at heart. He has recently helped modernise the Barbican library, put into place an investment committee and proof read the second version of the STA’s Home Study Course, all while being the STA’s treasurer for over a decade.


STA Summer Party and Diploma Awards Ceremony – July 2015

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Diploma certificates were presented to newly qualified MSTA by STA chairman Axel Rudolph (left) and the Head of Education Deborah Owen (right) at a very well attended Summer Party held at the British Bankers’ Association in London. Worldwide we have 50 new MSTAs so far this year and although many are unable to attend this Diploma presentation in person, our congratulations go to all of our new cohort. 4 new MSTAs passed with Distinction – Daniel Belchers, Irene Christodoulou, Stephen Hoad and Steve O’Hare. David Belchers and Stephen Hoad are pictured below with Axel Rudolph and Deborah Owen.

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Steve O’Hare is pictured below.

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The Ceremony also included announcing a new Fellow to the Society – Luise Kliem. Luise will be known to many members as a regular lecturer on the STA Diploma courses, and is also Chief Examiner of the STA Diploma. Luise has made an enormous contribution to the Society as well as her capacity as a professional technical analyst in the City.

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The Awards Ceremony was followed by a very lively and fascinating talk by founder STA member, Philip Gray FSTA and networking Drinks Reception. Do read our blog page for more details!


JPMorgan Corporate Challenge – 9 July 2015

J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge

Despite Thursday 9th July 2015 being the first complete London underground strike in 13 years, STA runners weren’t daunted (though numbers slightly depleted) as they ran for charity at the annual JP Morgan fun run. Setting up team HQ at the Prince Albert pub garden, this was certainly not your typical financial gurus’ usual haunt.
Organised by STA executive committee member Tom Hicks MSTA and chairman Axel Rudolph FSTA, with vice chairman Charles Newsome MSTA one of the runners and Mark Tennyson d’Eyncourt FSTA manning the fort (built of rucksacks), the committee were out in force.

Told to strip and don fetching STA T-shirts, they obediently complied and posed to have their picture taken at the first ever STA event of its type. Superbly organised – and the weather couldn’t have been nicer – they set off in batches based on their own estimates of time to complete the 5.6 kilometre circuit. We are pleased to announce that there were no drop outs and no injuries.

A lovely and challenging evening was had by all.

Usually only Full Members and Associate Members may attend the monthly STA meetings.
However, you may also attend a monthly STA meeting as a non-member, either as a guest of a member or by contacting and asking to be added to the guest list.

At the monthly meetings a technical analysts, broker or hedge fund manager etc. presents the latest techniques, research or forecasts using technical analysis. Each talk begins promptly at 6.30pm, lasts about 45 minutes and is followed by a 10-15 minute question and answer session. The evening is then followed by a networking drinks reception 7.30pm until 8.30pm.

The July and December meetings have always been viewed as more social occasions at which the Summer and Christmas ‘parties’ are held. At these events canapés are being served, together with the refreshments usually provided at monthly meetings. In previous years the talks at these ‘parties’ were also of a more light-hearted or historical nature, with an emphasis as much on entertainment as education.

Every alternate year an annual dinner is held at the National Liberal Club at Whitehall Place in London. This members as well as non-members can buy tickets for. It is a social evening in magnificent surroundings with an after dinner speaker and the use of a lovely terrace overlooking the Embankment and the Thames.

Members who cannot attend the monthly meetings in London can view these on the STA website a few days after the event.

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STA Meeting – October 2017 – Dmytro Bondar

Malaysian Society visit – October 2017

STA Meeting September 2017 – Trevor Neil

STA Meeting June 2017 – Zaheer Anwari

STA Meeting May 2017 – Rajan Dhall

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