Meet The Team

Meet The Team

Our quantitative research team identifies the information that drives markets so you can forecast potential price movement and seize opportunities. 

We are experienced, honest and do things differently.

 

James Lawrence
-Developer

James is the CEO of Knightsbridge Trading Academy and founded the Institutional Trader Programmes he has supported hundreds of students in becoming successful traders.
James has over 10 years experience working in the city of London having worked for some of the worlds leading financial institutions.
James works along side Enigma developers to create various AI, machine learning and algorithmic strategies.
James holds his unit 1 FSA rules and regulations exam and is currently studying a Executive MBA programme at CASS Business School

ABM Kamrul Huda Azad
-Expert tutor

Azad, the CEO of B A Exchange, is a dynamic, results-oriented individual and has a wealth of experience in the sector, having worked at both domestic and international levels during his tenure with different banks and MTOs in Bangladesh and in the UK.
His focus is customer-centric, to ensure that meeting their needs is paramount when setting up business strategies and processes to support the organizational goals. His innovative marketing with a ’Tea bag` challenge earned him huge appreciation from both customers and the Board. He is also credited as the driver to make B A Exchange the 1st Bangladeshi-bank owned company to introduce online remittance back in 2013.
He has extensive experience in negotiating with strategic partners, dealing with various regulators, banks and professionals from the setting up of the business as well as dealing with commercial and compliance matters.
He has completed various courses including FinTech from Oxford University and Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Business Strategy from MIT. Previously he studied in International Business & Banking at London Metropolitan University. He also has robust knowledge to carry out technical analysis of financial markets.
In parallel with his role at B A Exchange in the UK, he also manages all the overseas operations of Bank Asia Ltd, based in US, EU and other markets.
When he is not glued to his computer, he enjoys gardening, travelling. He also avails time to share knowledge in the industry by writing articles in the top Bangladeshi dailies which includes Financial Express, The Daily Star etc. He also has the opportunity to host Talk-shows on TV in the UK occasionally and he is an active user of Facebook both socially to share his worldviews and in promoting Bank Asia, globally.

Ronnie Chopra MBA
-Analyst

Ronnie has over 15 years experience working with financial products. He started his financial career at CMC Markets in 1999 working in CFD Equity Sales but he has been passionate about FX and UK equities since he was a teenager at King's School, Canterbury.  In 2001, he joined Merrill Lynch Investment Managers (now BlackRock - the world's largest asset manager) and worked there for over four years as an RFP analyst. Over the last decade, he has worked in a number of brokerage firms as a CFD and FX sales trader, market strategist and a partner.

Ronnie has been interviewed on a number of global business channels including BBC 1, BBC World, Bloomberg, CNBC, CNN and Sky News about topics concerning the financial markets. Over the last few years, he has written articles for a number of global newspapers and financial websites including Reuters and Yahoo. He has written articles in City A.M and Shares Magazine and has lectured students from the University of Colorado about Equities. Ronnie has also been a public speaker at a number of financially focused events.
Ronnie holds a BSc Honours from Oxford Brookes University & an MBA from American College London. In 2016 he also completed an Asset Management course at The London School of Economics.

Ronnie creates Equity long/short algorithms at Knightsbridge Trading Academy and delivers various training programmes.