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.Read more ›
STA Meetings - Speakers
STA Meetings - Speakers
The STA is very fortunate to have the world’s best speakers on technical analysis, trading and fund management address its London conferences and monthly meetings.
For example John Murphy, Robert Prechter, Martin Pring, Dr Alexander Elder, Tom DeMark, Linda Raschke, Anthony Bolton (Fidelity), Hugh Hendry, Tony Plummer and the chief technical analysts/strategists from major investment banks such as HSBC, JPMorgan, Goldman Sachs, Credit Suisse, Nomura, UBS, RBS, Lloyds etc. have all addressed STA members.
They continue to speak at the STA’s monthly meetings and to teach on STA educational courses.
Please find a list of the most recent speakers below.
Christian is a Senior Consultant to the London Metal Exchange. He started his professional career 1979 as an apprentice at Metallgesellschaft AG in Frankfurt, Main. After years in Cologne and London he joined the Copper Department in Frankfurt and was finally appointed one of the four members of the all Commodities Managing Team (Geschaeftsbereichsleitung).Read more ›
Christeen has been monitoring solar activity and planetary cycles for 30 years, and in that time has held key positions in the astrological community. She is the author of “The Financial Universe” (2004), and has worked with many entrepreneurs, traders and managers. Her interest is in the correlation between planet and business cycles.Read more ›
David Sneddon is a managing director of Credit Suisse in the Investment Banking division, based in London. He is global head of Technical Analysis and is responsible for overseeing the entire technical analysis product, covering the Fixed Income, FX, Equity and Commodity markets, as well as the provision of technical analysis education within Credit Suisse and for clients globally.Read more ›
Rashpal graduated from the London School of Economics and Political Science with a first class degree in Actuarial Science. He has been working as an asset allocation analyst at Rathbone Brothers, formerly assistant to Robin Griffiths (before his retirement in December 2007) and specialises in the use of quantitative techniques in the analysis of global markets with particular emphasis on building models for system trading and investment purposes.Read more ›
Adam Sorab, a Fellow of the STA, was STA Chairman from 1998 to 2008 and was President of IFTA from 2010 to 2013. He has been working in financial markets since 1984 and is currently Head of Technical Research at CQS, a hedge fund management company.Read more ›
Fred Stafford is one of the world’s leading exponents of the works of William D Gann and has enjoyed an uninterrupted career in the Financial Services industry for almost 50 years. During this time he has accumulated an impressive expertise as a teacher and practitioner of the techniques of one of the great traders of the 20th century.Read more ›
Ian Stannard is the Senior Currency Strategist for BNP Paribas in London, with 25 years experience in financial markets. Ian combines Fundamental Economic Research with Technical/Quantitative and Flow Analysis to provide FX Strategies.Read more ›
Richard Taffler joined Warwick Business School in January 2011 as Professor of Finance from a chair at Manchester Business School. Previously he was the Martin Currie Professor of Finance and Investment at the University of Edinburgh. An authority on behavioural finance, he has published over a hundred academic and professional papers and books, and is frequently quoted in the media.Read more ›
Clement is a Senior Financial Markets Analyst for Investing.com, a leading internet global financial portal. Clement joined Investing.com about three years ago, and was the first, full-time analyst for the company. As such, he pioneered the site’s efforts to provide […]Read more ›
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 […]Read more ›
Ben has had three formal careers: auditor, finance director of new media companies and, since 2000, investment strategy developer for pensions and long term savers. He stopped work at 50 to manage trials of proprietary strategies, write multi-asset research papers […]Read more ›
Mathew Verdouw is the Founder and Global CEO of Market Analyst International, a group of companies dedicated to developing Technical Analysis software for traders of financial markets. With an honours degree in Computer Systems Engineering from RMIT in Australia, Mathew has taken the company, and the Market Analyst program, from a spare-room start-up in 1996 to a world-wide solution used by traders from large institutions to private traders.Read more ›
Steve Ward, Trader Performance and Psychology Coach, has spent over ten years working with traders, trading desks and fund managers from banks, hedge funds, global energy companies, asset management funds, proprietary trading groups and with independent traders helping them to enhance their performance, improve their decision making and maximise their returns through coaching, training and consulting interventions.
Steve is the author of ‘High Performance Trading – 35 Practical Strategies To Enhance Your Trading Psychology and Performance’ (Harriman House, 2009), ‘TraderMind – Get A Mindful Edge In The Markets’ (Wiley, 2014) and ‘Sports Betting To Win – The 10 Keys To Disciplined and Profitable Betting’ (Harriman House, 2010). He was the consultant trading performance coach to BBC TV’s ‘Million Dollar Traders’ series, co-managed a team of 45 professional proprietary traders in London, and has been featured in interviews with both Reuters and Bloomberg Markets . He has also traded stock indicies and FX on his own account.Read more ›
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 projectsRead more ›
Rolf Wetzer, PhD, is past president of IFTA. He redesigned the CFTe syllabus, was the editor of the IFTA journal and is heading the MFTA program since 2011. He is a member of the Swiss Association of Market Technicians (SAMT) and the prestigious German Statistical Society (DStatG). Rolf is a portfolio manager with a twenty-year track record of managing institutional and private assets, heading teams and trading successfully proprietary money within major financial institutions. Currently he is CEO and co-founder of Ghiribizzo, a company specialized in algorithmic trading of proprietary money.Read more ›
Brian Whitmer is editor of The European Financial Forecast and contributes the European stock section of Global Market Perspective. Brian joined Elliott Wave International in 2009 after receiving his MBA from Georgia Southern University. He received a degree in civil engineering from the University of Maryland and has served as a designer, planner,vand project manager for $100-million-plus civil andvresidential developments.Read more ›