Paul North has over 32 years of experience in the financial markets and derivatives industry. Paul joined the London International Financial Futures and Options Exchange (LIFFE) in 1988, spending several years on the exchange trading floor, in the business development department and in marketing and market automation. Furthermore Paul was Head of Education at the exchange, before leaving in 1998 to pursue a freelance career in derivatives and financial markets training.
Paul has extensive international experience of teaching delegates from most of the world’s leading investment banks, funds, regulators, software developers, exchanges, commodity trading houses and central counterparties.
The course focuses on the functioning of derivatives markets in both exchange-traded and over-the-counter derivatives as well as the respective financial instruments. Participants will learn how to analyze and value derivatives. From their market assessment, they will be able to derive hedging, trading and arbitrage strategies and use them in a portfolio context.