THE TECHNICAL ANALYST
| Ernest Chan - E. P. Chan & Associates
Ernest Chan began his career working on statistical pattern recognition and textual retrieval at IBM Research. In 1998 he joined the proprietary trading group at CSFB developing statistical models for futures trading and equity pairs trading. He currently runs his own consulting company, E. P. Chan & Associates, specialising in the research and development of trading models. Clients include MapleRidge Capital Management, Millennium Partners, and MANE Fund Management. Ernie holds a PhD in theoretical physics from Cornell University.
| Matthew Clements - Editor, The Technical Analyst
Matthew Clements is editor of the Technical Analyst magazine. Previously he worked in the City for Prebon Yamane where he was head of market research, publishing fundamental and technical analysis to the firm’s clients. He holds a BSc and MSc in Economics from the University of London and is a member of the Society of Technical Analysts (MSTA).
| Avi Hooper - Portfolio Manager, Invesco
Avi Hooper is fixed income portfolio manager at Invesco in London. Prior to joining Invesco, Avi was emerging market debt fund manager at Blackfriars Asset Management (previously called WestLB Mellon Asset Management), where he advised on technical analysis across multiple asset classes including emerging market equities, fixed income, commodities and currencies.
| Trevor Neil - Betagroup
Trevor Neil became a commodities trader at Merrill Lynch in the mid 1970’s before going on to work at LIFFE giving technical analysis support to floor traders. In 2000 he became head of technical analysis at Bloomberg where he was responsible for training and technical analysis software development. He is principal trainer for the Technical Analyst.
|Alain Ruttiens - NEURON sarl
Allain Ruttiens is a partner and asset manager at Luxembourg-based hedge fund NEURON sarl. Prior to this he was director of financial engineering at CBC Banque in Brussels where he launched an interest rates options desk and managed the structured products department. Prior to joining CBC Banque, Mr Ruttiens worked at the former Banque Indosuez in Belgium, where he pioneered derivatives activities in Brussels with the launching of a currency options desk. He is Professeur Affilie at Ecole Superieure de Commerce de Paris.
| Rashpal Sohan - Rathbones
Rashpal Sohan graduated from the London School of Economics and Political Science with a first class degree in Actuarial Science. He joined Rathbone Brothers Plc in 2005 as an asset allocation analyst working with Robin Griffiths, the head of asset allocation. He 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.