Margin Call is an exciting new podcast series that gives you behind-the-scenes access to the ups and downs of working in the Forex/CFD industry. We interview the people that keep the show on the road. This series is guest-hosted by Jordan Michaelides and produced by the team at Neuralle Media.
Damien Loh is the Chief Investment Officer of Ensemble Capital, and former Executive Director at J.P. Morgan Singapore.
Ensemble Capital is a fund manager focused on global absolute returns, through an AI & human investing approach in Singapore.
Damien is a super fascinating guy with a long career ahead of him in this new world of AI-driven investments.
Alex Saunders who is affectionately known as “Nugget”, is one of Australia’s foremost market commentators and educators in the digital asset space.
The Founder of popular media and education in Nuggets News, Alex’s passion for crypto was born from a frustration of traditional financial markets that many first adopters feel in this space.
His education has allowed many traders to steer clear of scams in the industry, focusing instead on developing a framework and community that centres on high-value projects.
Chris Gore (Linkedin) is the CEO of GO Markets, Company Secretary and Responsible Manager for their AFSL licence. He’s a long-serving staff member at GO Markets and an industry veteran in the OTC Derivatives market and commentary business, with over a decade of experience.
Chris is most known for showing a level-headed approach in an often unsettled industry.
Quinn Perrott (Linkedin) is the Co-Founder & General Manager of TRAction Fintech, a regulatory technology business. Quinn has been a long time operator in the Retail Forex space, whether it’s running leading businesses like City Index and AxiTrader, or deciding to create a business in the niche space of regulatory technology.
He has a unique perspective as a long time operator, with his knowledge helping average traders to understand the market and industry participants to better understand their business.
Adam Taylor (Linkedin) is a Director of GO Markets London. Adam has a brilliant ability to see patterns, whether it’s playing Chess, or using Point & Figure Analysis to better understand the sentiment in the market.
This chat was a great insight into what makes a GO Markets London Director tick, plus how things are looking within the UK.
Sophie Gerber (Linkedin) is a leader in the space of legal & compliance in the finance industry within Australia, publishing regularly across the industry. The breadth of both business, whether it’s Sophie Grace or TRAction FinTech, clearly highlight the array of Sophie’s knowledge. Her blog posts are quite brilliant in their ability to sort through the weeds that must exist within this space.
Karen Wong (Linkedin) is a private FX & Equities Trader, Sydney Chapter Secretary of the Australian Technical Analysts Association and technical contributor for Guppytraders.com.
Karen’s entire career has been focused on private trading primarily across equity markets. Her technical analysis is regularly used to help the community pursue the development of this speciality, particularly with her engagement in the Sydney ATAA chapter.
Andrea Marani (Linkedin) is the CEO of OpenMarkets and longtime operator in the financial services space. A South African at heart, the now Aussie financial operator has many runs on the board with organisations like Investec, Rabobank, Shaw & Partners, plus Global Trader. OpenMarkets is a Digital Trading Platform that provides clients with direct access to markets via a range of digital technologies.
Khim Khor (Linkedin) is GO Markets’ COO and Executive Director. He started out as a Sales Manager for the Asia business, when this demographic was just opening up for the CFD/Forex industry. Five years later he stands as COO and is an integral part of the GO Markets team with a unique and innovative perspective on Asia. As a lifelong student of Economics, Khim has always had a penchant for understanding how markets work.
David Hall (Linkedin) is the Co-Founder of Tapaas and former Principal Architect across numerous financial institutions including Westpac, Macquarie Bank and Citigroup. David made his way into the industry through a unique opportunity at Salomon Brothers, an organisation that had a lasting impact on David. Twenty years later, and many runs on the board with institutions as a financial systems architect, David now runs his own business – Tapaas.
Tapaas is an analytics platform that accelerates profit from insights for finance markets enterprises. The platform provides analytical power to growing companies, that was only previously available to the premier financial institutions that David used to work for.
Tom Williams (@TomW_GOMarkets) is the GO Markets Head of Trading. He started out as a dealer and broker in the excitement-driven city of London across equities, fixed income and foreign exchange. Learning the technical aspects of what is now a software-driven business has allowed Tom to lead all trading operations at GO Markets, literally keeping the show on the road. Old Scouse loves a laugh and a pint and is always affable enough to show you the bright side of life (as Monty Python says).
Vee Leung Phan (@TrackRecordAsia) is the Founder of TrackRecord Asia and former Head of Trading across multiple divisions for Deutsche Bank and Morgan Stanley. Vee made his way into the industry by chance, after realising there was no real opportunity back home during the 1997 Asia Financial Crisis. Fast forward 13+ years and Vee had co-founded a hedge fund, run multiple divisions for both Deutsche Bank and Morgan Stanley, and co-founded a machine learning tech startup.
TrackRecord Asia is a financial training academy for trading teams in banks and professional traders – designed to teach you the frameworks learnt in his days across first-class institutions.
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