The course instructor started his career in international banking in settlement followed by terms in international trade finance and letters of credit. He traded spot and forward foreign exchange and money market products for several years before becoming involved in the training environment. After a period full time training in 1983, he returned to the markets in 1985 as derivative products started to develop in London and was closely involved in working with clients at Midland Montagu Investment Bank, (now HSBC) in strategic risk management, financial engineering and consultancy and new product development. Due to his extremely wide experience and detailed knowledge of global financial markets, as Senior Manager Treasury Skills Consultancy, he was responsible for advising and training corporate and bank staff, in all aspects of treasury and capital markets, fixed income, derivatives and risk management.
He has published the following: * Spot Currency Dealing, (Foreign Exchange Manual) Woodhead Faulkner 1991 * A Handbook of Financial Mathematics, Euromoney Books 1991 * Financial Arithmetic - A Practitioner's Guide, Euromoney Books 1993 * Market Calculations Bond Markets, Financial Times - Pitman 1998 * Market Calculations Interest Rates, Financial Times - Pitman 1998 * Money and Bond Calculations, Euromoney Books 2000 * Financial Derivatives Calculations, Euromoney Books 2001 Member of The Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP) Member of The International Association of Financial Engineers (IAFE)