Thierry is the former president and co-founder of AFATE, the French equivalent of the STA. He is the co-author of a widely read French technical analysis book. Mr Bechu worked as a technical analyst for several years before being a proprietary trader for Dresdner Bank and Commerzbank. Since 2001, he has been working for Société Générale Asset Management (SGAM AI) in the hedge fund division. He managed a global macro fund before taking over the responsibility of the liquid funds of hedge funds business. Thierry is a regular speaker at various French technical analysis events and teaches Technical Analysis at the University Paris-Dauphine.