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    The London Forex Expo , Where knowledge meets profit.

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    Brought to traders by traders

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    More than twenty of the industry’s most prominent speakers and experts from the global Forex.


Ashraf Laidi is an independent strategist, trader and founder of Intermarket Strategy Ltd and author of “Currency Trading & Intermarket Analysis”.  He is the former chief global strategist at City Index / FX Solutions, and CMC Markets where he focused on foreign exchange and global macro developments pertaining to central bank policies, sovereign debt and intermarket dynamics.


David Paul was born in July of 1955 in Northern Ireland. He attended Rainey Endowed School and studied mechanical engineering at the Queens University of Belfast. In 1981 he graduated with a PhD in the subject.
In April 1981 he emigrated to South Africa and was employed by Boart International. The latter was at the time a member of the Anglo group. He was promoted to head of engineering research in 1984.

In 1988 he resigned to start his own company manufacturing rock drilling tools. This company was sold in 1991 to a multinational concern.
While at Boart International he had started to trade in the stock market and has been actively trading in the Johannesburg and world markets since 1991.
In 1993 he joined Progressive Systems College in the marketing of stock market education and software and became a director of that company with responsibilities for sales and marketing of all products in the Johannesburg area.
In 1999 he exited the marketing position and focused on full time trading and part time lecturing and coaching of individuals and several banks and hedge funds. During this time he presented hundreds of stock market ,futures market  and forex seminars to retail investors and many to banks such as Nedbank, Investec , Rand Merchant Bank, Barclays, Standard Chartered and Saxo bank to name a few.

In 2009 he joined with Tom Hougaard to form www.whichwaytoday.com. The latter provides real time calls in the futures and forex markets and markets an advanced trading seminar for experienced traders. The product has a worldwide client base.

In 2011 he launched the VectorVest range of products in South Africa and was appointed Managing Director of VectorVest for Southern Africa as of February 2011. The company grew strongly in 2011 and 2012 and a result of this success he was given VectorVest UK to manage as well as South Africa.
From October 2012 to the present he has been Managing Director of VectorVest UK and VectorVest SA. He continues to trade his own account in the share, forex and commodity markets each and every day.


Ann Hunt spend 10 years on Wall Street building risk platforms before setting up Chasing Returns to bring professional quality risk tools to the retail market.

Chasing Returns has a strong behavioural psychology bias — allowing traders to measure the impact of emotional decisions. Using the Chasing Returns insights, traders adapt their trading strategies and money management strategies to dramatically impact their potential success.
AudaCity Capital

A.Karim Yousfi is a well known experienced trader and analyst. He is managing a team of 35 traders at Audacity Capital London Trading Floor, he is the founder of the Hidden Talents Program for financial traders training, he managed funds in several banks and Hedge funds in the Middle east, where he has traded a variety of financial instruments, from Oil , equities and options to stock index futures and foreign exchange.

Karim has an in depth knowledge of the Oil , FX markets, macroeconomics and central bank policies . He is a regular speaker in different seminars across the UK and Europe.

Clever Game UK

THE INTUITIVE TRADER… CEO of Clever Games UK (www.clevergamesuk.com), Andre Minassian started trading as a retail investor 11 years ago. Some six months into his trading, he discovered that conventional methods of predicting the stock markets, i.e the technical and the fundamentals alone, simply did not help him make profitable trades .

According to Andre, whatever news and data that is put out there to the public and almost all market calls by the big players is simply to move the retail investor in the direction which they want him/her to move.

Consequently, he decided to ignore all broker forecasts, most market data – in short all noise created out there – and look for the macro geopolitical & economic Game Plans and Agendas which, according to him, control and decide market directions.

CEO Pelican

Peter Read co-founded Pelican Exchange Limited, an interactive financial trading app, with his brother Mike in 2015. Prior to that the pair ran a financial software development business with clients, including GAIN Capital, London Capital Group, ETX Capital and City Index.

Read previously worked in institutional research for specialist institutional securities firm Cenkos Securities, Evolution Securities and Beeson Gregory.
He holds a MSC in finance from the CASS Business School in addition to a degree in economics and politics from the University of Birmingham.

Zak mir

Zak Mir entered the City in the early 1990s and was a derivatives broker at various companies such as Sucden, Union Cal (later part of Man Group) and Berkeley Futures.From 2000 the growth of Technical Analysis and the opportunities presented by the Internet led to Zak being Shares Magazine’s first Technical Editor whilst also providing content to now defunct websites such as

TheStreet.co.uk and UKInvest.com. In 2001 Zak teamed up T1PS.com to found Zaks-TA.com, one of the first websites to popularise Technical Analysis in the UK and still going strong today.Zak also provides white label research to some of the City of London’s largest retail brokers via Brand Communications (Branduk.net).


Mr. Clive Edward Lambert is the Founder at FuturesTechs.com Ltd. He is also the main contributor at the firm. Earlier, Mr. Lambert has taught technical analysis around the world, numbering the CME Group and London Stock Exchange among his clients in this respect. From 2003 to 2011, he was on the Board of U.K. Society of Technical Analysts. While at the firm, he spoke on its monthly meetings, and has also been enlisted as a regular lecturer on its annual Diploma Course, covering a wide range of subjects over the years. Mr. Lambert has been in the futures market for 20 years as a Broker and Trader, and has been writing technical analysis for 13 years. He has had articles published in various technical analysis publications, is regularly quoted on the leading newswires, and also appears regularly on CNBC. Mr. Lambert’s first book Candlesticks Charts was released in January 2009.


Ruzbeh Bacha is the founder and CEO of multi award winning fintech startup, CityFALCON.  CityFALCON provides real-time and relevant financial news from 100+ publications and Twitter.  Ruzbeh has been investing and trading for the last 15 years, is a qualified accountant, has an MBA from University of Oxford and has worked in finance and strategy roles with Skype, KPMG, Nokia and Microsoft.


Phillip is a professional trader, managing a personal investment and trading fund since 2004. He worked with a number of major brokerages and prop trading houses in London and Dublin. He has proprietary trading experience in energy commodities futures trading, including procurement of commodities for the physical delivery on behalf of a corporate client base.Like many traders, Phillip began trading and investing with a long only approach on unleveraged equities since 1996. In 2002 he started equity margin trading using level 2, DMA trading platforms and in 2004 he bolstered his portfolio by adding versatile CFDs and Spread Betting.

Phillip trades a wide range of asset classes and instruments but specializes in equity index futures (ES_F, S&P 500) and energy commodities futures trading (CL_F, WTI Crude Oil). Phillip’s trading style is structured, objective and business-like with an aggressive risk management structure. A sharp minded individual, Phillip is well versed in the latest thinking regarding the psychology, financial management, fundamental and technical analysis aspects of financial trading.After sharing his experiences at various industry events and hundreds of workshops over the years, Phillip realised traders need a truly useful online community solution and a dedicated place to meet up. TraderCast.com was subsequently launched in October 2014.

MTA London Chapter

After a career in the Royal Air Force Paul started trading whilst working in the City during the dot-com boom of the late nineties. Paul is a professional financial trader with more than 24 years’ experience working in competitive, results-driven, performance environments. He has experience trading both as an individual and for funds.

Paul has always been fascinated by success, achievement and peak performance, whether on the battlefield, sports-field, boardroom or financial markets. He blogs about his own trading at FXTraderPaul.com. He also runs the trader support practice, Tradingbeliefs, helping traders manage and improve their overall performance.

Mind Coach

Rishi Patel

With a background in Computer Science but not gaining any real personal satisfaction, Rishi Patel began searching for a solution to break the time and money link. In 2006, he started a Video Production company – Little did he know at the time it would occupy more hours in the day than the 9-5.

A short while later – destiny brought him in contact with Thiru Nagappan who had a similar set of goals to himself –Financial Markets Trading & Investing. After learning to trade, he consulted on a private trading floor & mentored others from all over the world. In total – Rishi and Thiru have mentored over 20,000 people. Rishi has run 50+ live trading workshops, racking up hundreds of hours of presenting time before leaving that consulting position in 2010 to co-found Master the Markets.

After setting up Master the Markets Rishi continues to develop trading systems using his knowledge to continue improving the offering to clients of Master the Markets. His most recent trading research looks at Market compressions and expansions.


After reading economics at The University of Oxford, and a successful career as a Citibank trader, Ed Matts was a pioneer in technical analysis providing highly actionable advice to traders at major financial institutions for over 20 years. He consistently makes the right call on FX, indices, gold and oil, as his 30,000 loyal followers on Twitter and Stocktwits know.

Ed’s specialty is fractals, determining the future from previous price/action which he uses in combination with Elliott Wave theory, other technical indicators but also with fundamentals and sentiment. These produce a well rounded, accessible and highly effective new approach to macro trading, and generate clear short and long-term signals. Today he will be explaining how he discovered some of his best trades, and will give you some firm signals to take away


Bryan Noble have been a Futures Trader for 30 years, initially with Banque Nationale de Paris (now BNP Paribas) for 10 years and then Ulster Bank Markets before setting up a floor trading business in FINEX, a trading floor division of the New York Cotton Exchange, in the fledgling IFSC Dublin in 1995.

When FINEX closed a few years ago, he continued to trade my own account and still do so today.

Having seen so many ‘would be’ traders try their luck in this business over the years and end up losing a lot of money and walking away from it, I am really interested in passing on as much information as possible to those who see trading as a potential full or part time career.


Ryan Littlestone is a Director and trading analyst at ForexLive.com, bringing the news and analysis that matters to traders.

With over 25 years experience in a wide range of financial markets, including the LME and LIFFE, he now strives to give something back to new and inexperienced traders while continuing to trade regularly.

Ryan Littlestone has been working in financial markets for more than 20 years. Wide-eyed, he stepped out of Bank station in London to join LME founding member Rudolf Wolff where he worked his way to the main order desk and brokered customer orders to the LME floor and across virtually every global market. An opportunity to help set up and run a new LIFFE floor operation saw him catch the trading bug and it wasn’t long before the pull of the pits was too great to refuse. He became a ‘local’ and has been trading his own account for more than 11 years.

Prop trader
Phoenix Blue

Having started to trade professionally in 2007 Nishil has grown to become a well-respected figure in the world of trading the financial markets and education within this field from peers and professionals alike.

Having lectured globally on four different continents and working as a senior figurehead in one of the largest education companies in training on the financial markets, Nishil’s expertise is relayed in a clinical manner that can be understood by a complete novice but yet extensive that even a well-seasoned trader will derive profound knowledge.


Mark has made dramatic progression within the trading world, creating a reputation for himself globally as one of the finest educators on trading the financial markets.

He has taught & presented in a variety of countries, including trading for high net worth individuals using a proprietary system that Mark himself has refined. He is naturally able to communicate his experiences and intuition too anyone that is eager to understand more about the trading world.