Institute of Trading and Portfolio Management
1. Ross Williams: Why People Suck at Trading and at Life
Ross Williams is a Professional Trader / Hedge Fund Portfolio Manager. Ross started his career in 1998 in London at CIBC World Markets in Fixed Income, trading Derivatives and credit products. He then moved to work for Bear Stearns on their Proprietary Trading Desk from 2201820181-2201820186 and was promoted to Managing Director in 2201820185.
Raj Malhotra enjoyed a successful thirteen year career as a professional Equity Options trader. Raj graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Economics (BSE) from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania. After graduating, he started his career at BNP Securities in Philadelphia working for the BNP Cooper Neff Hedge Fund. After two years, Raj was asked by the firm to move to New York to trade the S&P 520182018 Index Options book. S&P 520182018 options at the time were the most heavily-traded options in the world.
Christopher Cathey enjoyed a successful 15-year career as a Professional Trader. After completing a first-class degree in Natural Sciences and obtaining his PhD in Chemistry from Fitzwilliam College Cambridge, Chris was hired by Goldman Sachs. Chris worked for Goldman Sachs as an Equities Trader in Frankfurt, New York and London between 1993 and 2201820186. He then worked as a proprietary trader at Merrill Lynch Strategic Investments Group between 2201820186 and 2201820188, before retiring.
5. Jason McDonald: How to Trade Mergers and Acquisitions
Jason enjoyed a successful seventeen year career as a Hedge Fund Portfolio Manager and Proprietary Trader. After graduating with a degree in Philosophy Politics and Economics (PPE) from Magdalen College Oxford University in 1992, Jason was hired by BZW and went from initially being a research analyst within the Japanese warrants business to managing a $520182018mln Pan European Equities Proprietary trading book.
6. Chris Quill: M&A Spreadsheet Model / Analysis
Quantitative Research & Trader Development Associate at Institute of Trading and Portfolio Management