Trevor is an expert in Technical Analysis. Trevor has more than 40 years’ experience as a market professional. His first job from school in 1976 was as a commodities floor trader for Merrill Lynch. When LIFFE opened, he moved into financial futures and has traded most assets in the years since. He became a derivatives fund manager while at Union Cal. He worked for a short period in the Bund pit on LIFFE.
Trevor became interested in charting and technical analysis early in his career. He was a founding board member of The Society of Technical Analysts, the professional body for technicians in the UK. During his nearly ten years as a board member, they created the professional qualification CFTe for market technicians. This exam is now a global franchise and recognised internationally. He was awarded MSTA in 1992. In 1999 he became Global Head of Technical Analysis at Bloomberg. After four years he left to form a hedge fund and moved to Cape Town. He sold his interest in the fund in 2006 and started his own small fund and BETA Group. He operates this private fund today using an algorithm of his own design.
At BETA Group he works with industry professional providing consultancy, analysis and teaching the practical application of timing skills in wealth management, treasury, hedging and research. Trevor is an Accredited Training Provider for the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment which awarded him MCSI. He is a director of RRG Research BV, the research company behind Relative Rotation GraphsTM RRG which is licenced to Bloomberg, Eikon and other professional platforms. RRGs are used by analysts and portfolio managers to visualise complex price relationships in one clear graph.