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Dr Greg Davies

Head of Behavioural Finance, Barclays

Greg is Head of Behavioural-Quant Finance at Barclays, joining in 2006 to build the financial world’s first commercial behavioural finance team. Today he leads a global team of specialists dedicated to helping people, both clients and colleagues, make better financial decisions. He is an Associate Fellow at Oxford University’s Saïd Business School and lecturer at Imperial College London. His first book, Behavioral Investment Management, was published in 2012. He presents regularly at academic and industry conferences, and is a frequent media commentator on Behavioural Finance.

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Jeremy Davies

Co-Founder, RSRCHXchange

Jeremy worked for 16 years on the buy side as a portfolio managers, latterly running global special situations at multi strategy hedge fund, CQS. He launched RSRCHX, the research aggregator and marketplace, with co-founder Vicky Sanders in 2014. RSRCHX currently […]

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George Davis

MD & Chief Technical Analysts, RBC Dominion Securities

George Davis, CMT is Managing Director and Chief Technical Analyst, Fixed Income and Currency Strategy at RBC Capital Markets in Toronto. He is responsible for technical analysis of FX, interest rate and commodity markets. Prior to this, George was a Senior Dealer and Vice President on the spot Canadian dollar and forward foreign exchange desks at RBC in Toronto and a foreign exchange Dealer in Montreal.

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Julius de Kempenaer

RRG Ltd

Julius de Kempenaer is the creator of Relative Rotation Graphs™ which are available on Bloomberg since January 2011 under the mnemonic RRG<GO>. Julius is the Director of RRG research and based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Graduated from the Dutch Royal Military Academy (KMA) in 1986. In 1990 he left the air force as a captain and entered the financial industry as a portfolio manager for Equity & Law (now part of AXA investment managers).

In 1992 Julius moved to IRIS/Robeco as a buy-side quant/technical analyst until 1997 when RABObank acquired Robeco. He then moved to RABObank International as head of technical analysis on the trading floor in Utrecht. Until June 2007 he served in a similar role on the trading floor of Kempen & Co. in Amsterdam.  From 2007 to mid 2014 Julius was the director of quantitative strategy at Taler Asset Management Ltd. where he co-authored various asset allocation strategies that have been successfully implemented in discretionary managed accounts as well as a UCITS investment fund.

He left Taler in 2014 to be able to solely focus on the growth of RRG research primarily through partnerships with professional data vendors and software developers to make RRGs™ available to a wider audience and provide relative strength based research to professional investors and professional entities (websites, brokers, asset managers etc) that serve retail clients.

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Chris Deavin

Chairman, Euro IRP

Chris Deavin is Chairman of Euro IRP, having served on the Board since 2014.  He is currently the Global Head of Sales for TS Lombard, an independent research provider specialising in macroeconomic and political analysis. Previously, Chris led the development […]

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Tom DeMark

Founder & CEO, DeMark Analytics

Tom DeMark is the creator of the DeMARK Indicators® and the founder and CEO of DeMARK Analytics, LLC. The DeMARK studies are known internationally for their objective and mechanically-driven approach to both trading and investing, and are designed to anticipate potential price activity in the financial markets. Mr. DeMark has spent more than 40 years developing, trading and teaching his techniques to institutional professionals around the world, and continues to be actively involved in the financial markets.

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Avramis Despotis

Founder and CEO, Tradepedia

An enthusiastic educator, authoritative voice in price action trading and inspiring personal coach, Avramis Despotis has been immersed in the financial markets for over two decades. Founder and CEO of Tradepedia, he is an expert instructor in technical analysis, risk […]

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Shyam Devani

Senior Technical Strategist, Citigroup Global Markets

Shyam Devani is a Senior Technical Strategist in London for CitiFX Technicals, a multi asset product that aims to provide a coherent view on major global markets. Shyam has worked at Citi since November 2006 and has covered clients globally since. He has been analysing markets as a chartist and cross market strategist since 2004.

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Rajan Dhall MSTA

Rajan Dhall has been trading/investing professionally since 2007, managing various funds. He is a full member of the Society of Technical Analysts and is also a Chartered Financial Technician with the International Federation of Technical Analysts. Rajan has vast experience, in developing and testing complex trading systems, focusing on the equity, futures and foreign exchange markets. He also provides market commentary services to many dedicated investors, traders as well as financial institutions and hedge funds. Rajan believes psychology is the key to trading success and focuses on this aspect in all areas of trading.

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Andy Dodd MSTA

Louis Capital Markets

Andy Dodd started his career in financial markets in 1986, initially as a market-maker in UK equities, before moving into broking in the 1990s where he gained experience in both U.S and Emerging Markets during my time at Instinet. Andy […]

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Shaun Downey

Senior Technical Analyst, CQG

Shaun is Head of Technical Analysis at charting software provider CQG. He provides daily research to CQG clients such as banks and hedge funds and is highly regarded for the reliability of his market forecasts. He is also a partner at Oasis Research.

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Jeremy Du Plessis FSTA

Head of Technical Analysis, Updata

Jeremy is head of technical analysis at Updata and 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.

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Dr Marcus du Sautoy OBE

University of Oxford

Marcus du Sautoy is the Charles Simonyi Professor for the Public Understanding of Science and Professor of Mathematics at the University of Oxford and a Fellow of New College.

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Kevin Edgeley

Kevin Edgeley has worked in the city since 1982. He spent 15 years as a floor trader on LIFFE for Bache, HSBC and Goldman Sachs before moving to a technical strategy role within economic research.

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Christopher Edwards

Fund Advisor & Marketing Director, Charteris Treasury Portfolio Managers

Chris has spent his City career in the bond markets, market making and proprietary trading. He has been a member of the STA for over 20 years.

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