Gerald Ashley

Business experience
Over 30 years of financial market experience, working for banks in London, Hong Kong and Switzerland. His market background is in Foreign Exchange, Currency Options, Money Markets and Bullion Trading. He has run proprietary trading teams, options trading books and headed a major bullion trading operation. He retains close links with the markets as the special advisor to the board of a hedge fund in Germany. Gerald’s main business expertise is in Behavioural Risk, Change and Decision Making. Much of his work is now on collaborative research in these fields, in particular looking at trader and investor biases and behaviour. He has close links with a number of academic institutions in behavioural and neuro-science research.

Professional qualifications
Gerald is a Visiting Fellow at Newcastle Business School and a Fellow of The Royal Society of Arts. He is also a member of numerous financial market associations, including the STA (MSTA holder) SIMA and PRIMIA.

Training history
Gerald has conducted training courses across the globe for some ten years. These have included topics as diverse as Market Psychology, Foreign Exchange, Currency Options, Scenario Planning and Strategic Decision Making. Clients have included major international banks, central banks, multi-national corporates and governments. He has trained board level executives, fund managers, traders, senior civil servants and business executives.

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