Course Lecturers

Course Lecturers

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The Society is fortunate to number among its members many eminent and experienced analysts.

The STA Diploma Course is taught principally by members and Fellows of the Society. Lecturers include employees of major international banks and institutions, consultants and authors.

Constance Brown CFTe

Founder, Aerodynamic Investments Inc

Constance Brown is past IFTA Board of Director. – 2018 inductee to the Canadian Society of Technical Analysts Hall of Fame. – Retired Hedge Fund Manager (global equity futures), – 12 Years – NYC/Boston institutional trader (SP500 trading specialist), – […]

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Richard Adcock MSTA


Richard worked for Brevan Howard, and was formerly Global Head of Technical Strategy for UBS, specialising in Candlestick analysis, combining it with momentum and trending techniques to establish both long and short-term trading strategies. He was voted top Fixed Income Technical strategist in the Technical Analyst magazine poll for 2009 and 2011 and runner-up in 2010, as well as previously being voted number 1 in the Best Individual Fixed Income Technical Strategist section of the Extel awards…

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Thomas Anthonj MSTA

Founder, Systematic Trade Advice GmbH

Thomas joined Global Macro Cycle Partners AG, Swizterland in July 2021 as Senior Technical Strategist. He was previously Head of Technical Analysis at JPMorgan where his main focus was on G10 and European currencies where he developed trading and investment strategies, mainly on the basis of Elliott and Fibonacci-applications. He is author of the flagship publication FX Tech London Open and co-author of FX Markets Weekly. Prior to joining JPMorgan in 2009 ….

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Jeremy Du Plessis BComm BEng (Hons) FSTA

Jeremy founded Indexia Research in 1983. Jeremy is an expert on Point and Figure charts. He lectures the Point and Figure module for the STA, and sets the Point and Figure module for the International Federation of Technical Analysts.

Jeremy has taught technical analysis to thousands of professional traders and investors over the past 20 years. He…

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Patricia Elbaz BA (Comb Hons) MSTA


Patricia Elbaz was Foreign Exchange Manager – Technical Analysis at MMS Standard & Poor’s before moving on to freelance work.

As independent technical analyst she has conducted technical analysis seminars for the French Institute of Bankers, Futures and Options World, Bloomberg, and Association Française d’Analystes Techniques as well as for the STA. She now also lectures on…

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Steven Goldstein MBA

Risk Performance Consultant, Alpha R Cubed

Steven is a qualified executive coach and performance coach who works with traders and portfolio managers at some of the world’s leading hedge funds and investment banks. He also provides technical analysis research on a number of major cross currencies for 3CAnalysis. Prior to that Steven had a 25 year career as a trader working at Credit Suisse, Commerzbank and American Express Bank in London in the FX and Fixed Income markets, where he used technical analysis extensively as a…

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Murray Gunn MA (Hons) Economics MSTA


Murray Gunn MSTA is Head of Research for Elliott Wave International’s Global Market Perspective, a monthly summary of the firm’s 25 analysts’ views on every major freely traded market in the world. (You can follow his Elliott Wave analysis at […]

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Tom Hicks MEng MSTA

Co-Founder, IFTM Capital

Tom Hicks,  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 20 years’ experience in the financial industry as a Fixed income trader and Sales […]

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Stephen Hoad BA (Hons) MSc MSTA

Founder & CEO, The Stop Hunter

Stephen Hoad is a trader and technical analyst who founded The Stop Hunter, a financial markets training company, in 2015. He now uses his 20 years City experience as a commodity trader, quantitative analyst and senior risk manager to teach private investors how to successfully trade the financial markets ….

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David Jones MSTA

Chief Market Strategist,

David Jones is Chief Market Strategist at A qualified technical analyst, David started his financial career in the 1990s as a currency analyst. He has held senior management positions at CMC Markets and IG Group, where he provided regular […]

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Luise Kliem BA (Comb Hons) FSTA

Consultant & Lecturer

Luise Kliem is a Fellow of the STA and current STA chief examiner and Diploma course director.

During a 20-year City career she worked first as a commodity broker, then as a stockbroker, before becoming a full-time technical analyst. She was Senior Technical Analyst (Director of Global Securities Research & Economics) at Merrill Lynch from…

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Clive Lambert FSTA

Founder, FuturesTechs

Clive Lambert is Vice Chair of the STA and serves on the Education and Marketing Committees. He also sits on the IFTA Board. Clive is the founder and director of Futurestechs, one of the UK’s leading independent technical analysis providers, established in 2000. Clients for their widely read Energy report include several of the world’s leading Oil Majors and Europe’s largest Utilities. Futurestechs’ Analysis is a 9 times winner at the Technical Analyst Awards….

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David Linton BSc Eng. MFTA

Founder and CEO, Updata

David is founder and CEO of Updata and well known commentator in the technical analysis of financial markets. Updata’s technical analysis is used by clients in over 40 countries and relied on by traders and analysts for their decisions.

He is based in New York running Updata’s US business and is a member of The American Association of Professional Technical Analysts. He is a Master of Financial Technical Analysis (MFTA)…

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Malcolm Pryor MA (OXON) MSTA

Author and Private Trader

Malcolm Pryor is a private trader and investor, a trading coach, and the author of three books and two DVDs on trading. His book “The Financial Spread Betting Handbook” is a best seller and now in its second edition.  He holds the rank of Premier Grand Master at bridge.

Malcolm has been teaching on the STA Diploma Course for…

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Axel Rudolph BSc (Hons) MSc FSTA

Senior Market Analyst, IG

Axel is a Fellow and former Chairman of the STA (2013-2018) and Vice-Chairman Europe from 2007-2010 on the board of the International Federation of Technical Analysts (IFTA). Axel is currently head of education for 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…

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