Speakers

Larry Pesavento
Veteran trader
Larry Pesavento is a 45 year veteran trader. He began his career trading full time in 1967 while in graduate school getting an MBA in Finance following a BS in Pharmacy. He managed the commodities department of Drexel Burnham Lambert in Southern California from 1976 to 1981. In 1982 he became a member of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange where was a local in the S&Ps currency pits. Following this he worked for a commodity corporation in Princeton New Jersey from 1985 to 1986 and in 1987 he wrote Astro Cycles The Traders Viewpoint and published a newsletter Astro Cycles until 1995. He has one of the most extensive libraries on the subject of technical analysis and has trained over 1000 traders using the pattern recognition swing trading methodology described in his books. Over the past 25 years he has written 10 books on trading.
Mike Hamilton
TradeTheEasyWay founder and head trader, Sandton Direct Managing Director
A successfull currency, commodity and forex trader. Mike started trading in 1984 using a simple value strategy and went on to learn technical analysis with top UK and US traders. Straight out of School, Mike started work in the insurance industry. Soon after, he started trading his own account using a basic value system in UK mid cap stocks. Helped set up and run a financial communcations consultancy working with a range of UK and European business; the business ended up specialising in annual reports for ftse small and mid caps. With experience in trading, financial products and now the inside of boardrooms he embarked on a journey of training and mentorships in technical analysis with the help of several top UK and US traders. A selection of the highlights of his successful trading career include: - Selling 80% of his share portfolio 2 hours before the September 87 US trade figures came out his value system said the market was too high. - Buying .coms in the late 90s but selling most of his stock in mid January 2000 about 3 weeks before the selloff - Set up in full time trading in 2006 - Trading Commodity futures in 06/07 as oil was running up to $150 and the grains were trending and experiencing `limit up` days - Trading gold in the 0709 charge to $1900 - Trading forex and stocks as QE set thee markets alight in 2009 - TV interviews spelling out the potential for the bull market in GBPJPY Today Mike specializes in trading and mentoring traders through to professional level.
Charlie Burton
Co-founder and head trader at EzeeTrader.com
Charlie Burton has been trading for 18 years and is well known for his live trading demonstrations. He started his career working in the fund management industry before going full time into trading. He established Ezeetrader.com in 2002 with his trading partner and it focuses on teaching short term trading techniques to traders. The live online trading room attracts traders from all over the world as Charlie and Kym guide them through each trading day. Charlie has traded and presented at numerous shows including Investor IX, World Money Show, London Investor and TIPS TV plus he has won the London Forex Show live trade-off completion for the past 3 years consecutively. He was featured on the BBC documentary called `Traders, Millions by the Minute` plus he has recently completed a live challenge to turn a $10,000 account into $100,000 within 2 years.
Robert Colville
The Lazy Trader
The self-styled `Lazy Trader` has trained thousands of private investors around the globe and has created a globally renowned currency training brand, The Lazy Trader. Rob, famed for his simple and honest approach to trading and investing, has presented and traded live in front of his students in London, Singapore, Johannesburg and Cape Town. A member of the Society of Technical Analysts (STA), Rob is renowned for his ability to bring the subject of financial markets trading to life in his humorous and direct style of teaching. Rob regularly writes as a guest author for FX Street and FX Trader Magazine. In his spare time, Rob works as a Business Mentor for The Princes Trust in London where he actively coaches budding entrepreneurs from disadvantaged backgrounds on how they can build and develop their own business. 
Gavin Holmes
CEO of TradeGuider Systems, well known VSA expert
Gavin has many years of experience at capital markets (stocks, futures and commodities). His passion is to teach traders and investors around the world how to properly read the chart and trade in harmony with professionals. Author of the book "Trading in the Shadow of the Smart Money".
Dave Landry
Commodity Trading Advisor (CTA)
Dave Landry has been actively trading the markets since the early 90s. In 1995 he founded Sentive Trading, LLC, (d/b/a www.davelandry.com)-a trading and consulting firm. He is author of Dave Landry on Swing Trading (2000), Dave Landry`s 10 Best Swing Trading Patterns & Strategies (2003), and The Layman`s Guide to Trading Stocks (2010). His books have been translated into Koren, Russian, Italian, French, Japanese, and Chinese. He has made several television appearances, has written articles for sever
Rafal Glinicki
The founder of VSA TRADER
Rafal Glinicki, a founder of VSA TRADER Company, is an expert in technical analysis of financial markets. He has long experience in trading. He has been in the top ten of World Top Investor twice. He developed his own strategy for the financial market analysis, which combines the principles of wave structures, advanced geometry and Volume Spread Analysis. VSA TRADER aims at teaching successful traders and developing their skills, which will help them to create their own investment funds. Rafal Glinicki is the only trader in Europe who obtained Tom Williams`s recommendation, the inventor of the Volume Spread Analysis methodology, a prominent, well-known and successful trader in the U.S. stock exchange.
Steve Ward
Trader Performance and Psychology Coach. Represents High Performance Global Ltd Company.
High Performance Global Ltd is a trading psychology and performance consultancy which offers specialist coaching and training services to banks, hedge funds, energy companies, proprietary trading groups, asset management funds, independent traders, brokerages, exchanges and trading education providers. Steve has over twenty years of teaching, training and coaching experience having started out working in sports and performance psychology with elite athletes and teams in over 30 different sports and with high performers in the corporate sector. Since 2005 he has focussed on working with traders, and has worked with traders, trading desks and fund managers from investment banks, hedge funds, global energy companies, asset management funds, leading proprietary trading groups and with independent traders. He utilises a unique blend of performance psychology, neuroscience, behavioural finance, mindfulness acceptance commitment (MAC) approaches, and cognitive behavioural coaching in his work with a focus on practical techniques and strategies for enhancing performance.
Gleb Zadoya
Chief financial analyst at Analytics Online
Gleb gained his first trading experience in 2005 on Russian stock market. He has been actively trading on Forex since 2008, in 2009-2010 operating as a manager of private assets. A former head of Moscow office of PROFIT Group. His forex analyses have been regularly published since 2010, and since then Gleb Zadoya has been the head of `Analytics Online` company providing services to thousand forex traders in Russia, CIS and all around the world. Gleb is also one of the lecturers and creators of `Trading Academy` educating more than 300 traders in 2013. He has produced hundreds of videos about forex and is considered one of the most popular videobloggers among traders of Russia and CIS. 
Stuart McPhee
Private Trader, Author and Trading Coach
Stuart McPhee is a private trader with over 20 years experience and one of Australia`s most compelling speakers on trading. You will appreciate Stuart`s approachable and candid style, whether you are a professional trader or a complete beginner.  His best selling trading book, `Trading in a Nutshell, 4th Edition` (John Wiley) as well as his presentations, are not about vague concepts that don`t work in the real world.  They are about incredibly practical, time-saving strategies that you need to implement in order to become an extremely successful trader. Since 2001, he has spoken live in front of tens of thousands of fellow traders at the New York, Las Vegas and Los Angeles Traders Expos, at Traders` Expos around Australia, and major trading events in Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Ho Chi Minh City, Shenzhen, Dalian, Beijing, Tokyo, London, Mumbai and Bangkok. If you genuinely want to become an ultra-versatile trader and develop an incredible lifestyle, you need a trading plan. Stuart truly understands the importance of finding a trading plan and approach that is right for you.  He advises, `Trading is like any other profession. You need to learn the basics, then develop and hone your skills through application.`
Ed Matts
Professional trader and founder of MatrixTrade.com
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 and his FITS (Fundamental, Intermarket, Technical, Sentiment) approach. This produces a well rounded, accessible and highly effective approach to macro trading, with very accurate results.  In June 2016 he started his company MatrixTrade.com providing signals and analysis to subscribers. Since then, the service has delivered fresh accurate analysis every day, and a performance of over 22,000 pips (around 150%) in the 21 months since launch.
Tom Hougaard
Hedge Fund Trader
Tom Hougaard is a private professional trader with an enviable track record. He has through his live trading room in 2018 alone generated 200% return over just 21 trading days. Tom has a past on the London financial scene where he worked as the Chief Market Strategist for a UK broker, where he was a regular feature on CNN, CNBC, Bloomberg and BBC. These days he spends trading for himself as well as announcing his trade signals on his private trading channel on Telegram.
Chris Lori
CTA
Chris Lori is a CTA, CFTC registered and member NFA. Chris trades through London and Singapore private banks and clearing firms where he manages personal and private funds. With fifteen-year experience trading foreign exchange, Chris maintains top level experience in spot, carry, structured options and forwards for FX trading and positioning in the institutional environment. Chris has educational background in securities and began focused study on foreign exchange in 1998, started trading in 2000 and managing funds in 2003. Chris has years of experience testing and applying interbank price delivery, which is the foundation to his intraday trading models. For longer term positions, Chris uses fractal concept combined with fundamentals. Chris believes that one must first construct a proper development plan as a framework to the creation of an effective trading model and become an independent thinker to succeed in the FX marketplace.  Previous to Chris` FX career, he competed in four Olympic Winter Games in the sport of bobsledding, won the Overall World Cup title, twenty two world cup medals and nine crystal globes for Overall World Cup final standings and was twice an Olympic Torch Bearer. Chris has been a model athlete in his native of Canada.
Mario Singh
International Forex expert, author and educator
As a world-renowned Forex educator, Mario Singh has trained private bankers from Julius Baer - the third largest Swiss bank in the world with assets under management of CHF 340 billion, and bankers from ICBC - one of the largest commercial banks in the world with a market capitalization of USD 269 billion. A widely sought-after expert in the Forex industry, Mario has appeared more than 40 times on CNBC and Bloomberg, each time giving his market views to an estimated 350 million viewers worldwide. His two best-selling books `17 Proven Currency Trading Strategies` and `Unlocking the World`s Largest Financial Secret` are endorsed by world-famous billion-dollar fund managers like Mark Mobius, Executive Chairman of Templeton Emerging Markets Group, and David Kotok, Chairman and Chief Investment Officer of Cumberland Advisors. Mario`s articles has been regularly featured in national publications in Asia Pacific and Europe, including BTInvest and My Paper in Singapore, CNFOREX in China, Your Trading Edge in Australia, Finanzna Chrichten in Germany, and international news sites like MarketWatch, StreetInsider, Yahoo Finance and many more. Other media appearances by Mario include ChannelNewsAsia, Smart Investor, Personal Money, Straits Times, FXStreet and Forex Magnates. As founder and CEO of FX1 Academy, Mario has trained thousands of retail investors on how to trade Forex profitably. Graduates include people from Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines, Vietnam, China, India, Australia, Switzerland, Venezuela and the United States. In 2014, FX1 Academy bagged the prestigious `Best Forex Education Provider` by International Finance Magazine in London.
Peter Sasin
Coach, bestselling author and NLP Trainer
Peter Sasin - is the author of the best-seller TRIUMPH, Transformational Master-Speaker, Certified NLP Trainer. He is co-founder of the NLP Akademia, as well as the Transformational Speakers Academy, which helps people maximize their rhetorical skills and take full advantage of them.Peter specializes in human psychology and transformation communication. He is also the maker of the great results achieving system: M.A.G.I.C. Reality Creator and other transformational programs that help people discover and live their full potential.
Conrad Alvin Lim
Financial Trainer
Conrad is a renowned Singaporebased Professional Online Trader, Bestselling Author, Financial Trainer, Public Speaker, Consultant and Entrepreneur. He has established himself as Singapore and Malaysia`s leading educator on finance and economics for trading, investing and business. He is very sought after for his intimate knowledge of Macroeconomics, Sector Rotation, Technical Analysis and short term trading techniques including Swing Trading, Cyclical Trading and Scalping. He is also known for his unique and simplified application of Candlesticks Analysis and Fibonacci for his Defensive and Psychological approach to trading.Conrad created and runs his own Pattern Trader Tutorial and advanced trading tutorials tutorials for short term traders and long term investors. Along with Adam Khoo, he co-founded AKLTG`s Wealth Academy and Wealth Academy Investor programs. In May 2007, `Secrets of Millionaire Investors` coowritten by Conrad with Adam Khoo, debuted at #4 and went on to become the Nation`s #1 Best Seller. It remained amongst the top 4 bestsellers for 13 straight weeks. Conrad also created and designed the `Candlestick Patterns Quick Reference Cards` which was also released in May 2007 and has since sold more than 10,000 copies in worldwide. Two other bestselling books were released in 2008. `Profit From The Panic` went to #1 and `Secret Psychology Of Millionaire Traders` hit the top ten list. His second in the series of Quick Reference Cards, `Breakout Patterns` was also launched that year and has sold more than 8,000 copies to date. His latest outing as a solo author, `Winning Psychology Of Defensive Traders` was released in May 2014.  More information at: www.conradalvinlim.com and www.patterntrader.com.
Dr. Choo Koon Lip
Founder/Director, FOREX ASIA
Recognized as one of the World`s Youngest Forex Educator in trading industry, Koon Lip is ranked as one of the top trading and investment educators by many authoritative media and featured in various media. Koon Lip is first a trader, then an educator and asset manager dealing with funds and investment-linked trusts. His flagship programme FOREX INTENSIVE was awarded `The Best Forex Education Project in Asia` back in ShowFx Asia Expo 2009. Many of his students are now full-time traders and some are already his competitors conducting trading and investment courses. 
Ezekiel Chew
Founder of Asiaforexmentor
Ezekiel Chew, founder of Asia`s Largest Forex Education company - Asiaforexmentor is a professional forex trader and trading mentor. He is highly sought after for his forex insights and trading skills. Ezekiel amassed the skill of forex trading at a young age and has since directly impacted the lives of many through his teaching and mentoring.   Ezekiel is known to turn failing traders into success stories. Amassed with a huge passion of teaching, Ezekiel has a flair to connect with people and the ability to find the specific reason of traders who aren`t making money and proceed to set them right. Ezekiel is also a highly-acclaimed coach and speaker where his talks inspire and influence people to get up and achieve big. His clients have included thousands of trainee traders, bank traders and private trading institutions. Ezekiel`s newsletters, products and appearances now inspire nearly hundreds of thousands people a month.
Bert Antonik
Private Trader, FX Market Analyst, Trading Trainer and Personal Mentor
 - Retired US Navy Commander,  - Prior Online Trading Academy instructor with more than 4 decades of trading experience.  - Amassed trading materials worth well in excess of $160,000.00 to learn what really works.  - Motivational trainer for `Zig Ziglar` who was the inspirational mentor to Tony Robbins.  - Outstanding experience in different professional spheres from military service, private corporations, entrepreneurship and public speaking.  - Develops and teaches trader training courses on technical analysis strategies.  - Is sought after as a personal mentor, trading plan instructor and corporate technical analysis trainer.
Ivan Kabulaev
Managing director at Investcafe, professional investor and trader
Before Investcafe, he did investment banking in the spheres of crude refining, real estate, information technologies, transportation, and telecommunication services. In 2002-2005, he worked in property estimate consulting. He graduated from the Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation with a degree in Finance and Credit. In 2005-2006, he served as a stock analyst in a Russian investment holding FINAM where he created and supported investment coverage for the main public companies of the telecommunication, IT, and hi-tech industries and also was responsible for composing and rebalancing benchmark portfolio in the telecommunication sector. In 2006-2010, he worked in one of the largest Russian independent investment houses Troika-Dialog where he rose to a vice-president from a consultant. He managed the biggest annuity real estate fund in Russia Commercial Real Estate and made deals for a total amount of more than $200 million. He also was a member of the fund`s investment committee and was responsible for analytical data. He holds a Federal Financial Markets Service certificate 5.0. He speaks fluent English. His professional interests include investment banking, merger transactions, venture capital investments, and assets management.
Vladimir Ribakov
The Signals & Mentoring club founder
Professional trader with 11 years of experience trading for hedge funds, brokers and financial institutions. In recent years, Vladimir has stopped providing his trading for institutions, and decided to trade independently for his own accounts. When Vladimir was exposed to the online community of self-traders, and realized the need for serious and professional guidance, he took the challenge and started mentoring traders and publicizing his trading strategies. Today Vladimir writes in his popular personal trading blog (VladimirRibakov.com) and heads his Forex Signals & Mentoring club where he provides trades live on a daily basis, plus online Live Trading Room. Additionally, Vladimir released his strategies as software plug-ins for the popular MetaTrader platform: Forex LST System & Simulator (2012) Pips Carrier (2010) Vladimir is sRs Trend Rider (2010) Vladimir has published e-books in English, teaching the technical analysis methods that he developed throughout the years, sharing his market insights and experience.
Ilshat Bayturin
Professional trader, ForexLab creator
CME and Forex trader since 2008.Ilshat is a creator of his own unique method and style of trading. He is a developer oftrading systems and a certified online tutor. Ilshat specializes in tradingbased on technical analysis. He developed his own style and approach in tradingby correcting his and other traders` mistakes. It is faster and easier toachieve good results by realizing what direction to follow and what pitfalls toavoid than by trying to get an overall picture from myriad pieces of knowledge. In 2009, Ilshat created an educational project called ForexLab, which is an independentresource for forex traders. It is popular among lots of market participants.Ilshat worked for some major international brokers where he launched educational projects fortheir clients.
Amanjol Rysmendiev
President of EST System, a popular business coach
Amanjol Rysmendiev is the president of EST System, a popular business coach, and an internationally recognized expert in leadership and business development. Forty thousand people attend his seminars and workshops every year. Amanjol was one of the first business writers in Kazakhstan. He is the author of a number of business-related books including `Orlay` and `Bisnestegi 5 Karu`. The attendees of his workshops are politicians, students, celebrities, Olympic athletes, lawmakers, and successful entrepreneurs.  
Petr Podhajsky
Trader and founder of financnik.cz
Petr has been continuously practicing financial market trading since graduating from University of Economics in Prague. He is a strong proponent of the diversification and use of different business approaches and tools. Today he reaches high trading results by applying highly systematic strategies based on various tactics - ranging from following order flow on low timeframes, swing trading to long-term trading to season in many financial markets. His alghoritms are in majority managed by his Python based management system. Since 2003, he publishes the largest domestic stock trading website - www.financnik.cz and co-authored several top-selling publications on stock exchange trading in the Czech Republic. He is a sought-after lecturer in the field of exchange strategy education and is well-appreciated especially for the ability to pass on even advanced know-how to both beginner and experienced traders.
Ondrej Hartman
Professional trader and founder of FXstreet.cz
Ondrej is a successful professional forex trader and one of the most distinguished traders in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. He is the founder of FXstreet.cz, the most visited trading portal in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. For many years, he has passed his experience to both novice and professional traders. Distributing quality information about trading is perceived as its mission.
Alistair Crooks
Head trader and trainer at Traders Support Club
At the age of 40 Ali Crooks has been trading for the last sixteen years. He has worked with some of the top Forex and commodities traders, both in the UK and in the US, with many of them now his close friends. He is the founder and head trader and trainer at Traders Support Club. `I focus my trading around two trend based methodologies that I have refined over a five year period. I have traded successfully through one bear and two bull markets and I still spend time working with and learning from some of the best traders and investors around the world. I help all types of traders, at all levels, ditch their bad habits, realise how to approach trading correctly, step over their emotional hurdles, trade for real and get them to grow their accounts in a consistent way.` In 2011 Ali was asked by Rich Dad Education to be part of their board of Global Advisors where he shared with over 2800 delegates, his skills, insights and passion for Forex trading. He has been asked to speak and coach all over the world and has been a keynote-trading speaker, sharing the stage with the likes of Robert Kiyosaki, James Caan, Mike Maloney, Dr John DeMartini, Erin Brockovich, Kelly Holmes MBE and Penny Power OBE. More recently Ali was one of only two traders willing to trade his own account live in front of 400 eager delegates at the 2015 London Forex Show. Recently Ali was asked by Jordan Belfort to speak alongside him at one of his exclusive events specifically to share his knowledge and application of trading. He is the co-author of the book Madness Of Money and is the one of the UK`s most sought after trading coach and mentor. Ali`s trading technique: Trend based momentum day and swing trading using price and moving average based trading techniques.
Zen Alldredge
Lead Forex Instructor & Trader at The Trading Empire
Zen Alldredge is a Professional Forex Trader with a proven record for predicting the weekly market moves with almost ninety percent accuracy for the last five consecutive years and counting. Known worldwide for his bold and honest teaching and coaching, Zen has helped thousands of retail traders become professionals who earn their living through private trading and who manage large portfolios for savvy investors. Zen traded for one of the funds in the UK, was named favorite weekly author contributor for ForexTrading.TV, and is a frequent contributor for Trading Pub & FxStreet. Zen founded the revolutionary Strike Zone Trading System, the very one used to project the market at The Trading Empire where he is the current President, Lead Trader, Educator and Consultant. With students in over 107 different countries and territories around the globe, Zen`s unique method teaches his traders to understand the market from behind the screen (from the Market Makers point of view).
Mark Owen
Trader and Managing Director of Phoenix Blue
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. Mark has taught & presented in many countries, including trading for high net worth individuals using a proprietary system developed from COT analysis and executed through technical analysis, that Mark has refined. He is naturally able to communicate his experiences and intuition too anyone that is eager to understand more about the trading world.
Josef Tetek
Cryptocurrency consultant
Josef Tetek is a cryptocurrency consultant and journalist. He graduated from University of Economics in Prague and worked as a business analyst in various industries before getting involved in cryptocurrency industry in 2015.  Josef wrote for various Czech magazines and blogs about economics, political philosophy and cryptocurrencies (including Finmag.cz, BTCtip.cz, Alza.cz). Board member of Czech think-tank Liberalni Institut, co-founder of consulting company Bit agency. 
Petar Jacimovic
InstaForex Analyst
Petar was born on July 08, 1989 in Serbia. Graduated from Economy University and after has worked as a currency analyst for large private investors. Petar has been involved in the world of finance since 2007. In his trading he specializes in price action, market profile with the combination of the trading regimes (trend,balanced). He also writes the market analytical reviews for Forex forums and websites. Moreover Petar is forex teacher and has wide experience in tutoring and conducting webinars. Interests: finance, travelling, sports, music `The key to success is hard work`
Sebastian Seliga
InstaForex analyst
Sebastian Seliga is an author of a popular trading blog elliottFXtrader.com and Number 1 technical analyst on the Polish version of TradingView.com portal.  He has worked for leading financial companies in Poland where he actively traded on NYSE, AMEX and NASDAQ exchanges.  Sebastian started Forex trading in 2009 and mastered Elliott Wave Principle approach to the markets by developing and implementing his own trading strategies of Forex analysis. Since 2012, he has been writing analitical reviews based on EWP for blogs and for Forex websites and forums. He has developed several on-line projects devoted to Forex trading and investments.  He had been nominated to FxCuffs 2018 Awards in two categories: Blog of the Year and Analyst of the Year.
Dominik Stroukal
Economist, author and cryptocurrencies expert
Dominik Stroukal is a Chief Economist at Roklen, Czech financial group. He is the author of the first Czech book about Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, Bitcoin: The Money of the Future (in Czech, 2015, second edition 2018). He is leading a crypto-consulting company bit agency. He was a director of Liberalni institut and a president of the Czech and Slovak Ludwig von Mises Institute. He holds a Ph.D. in Economic Theories and MA in Media Studies. He is a lecturer at the CEVRO Institute University. He is currently doing research on cryptocurrencies, business cycles, and labor economics.

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