Meet our analysts
Chris Weston - Head of Research
Chris Weston is our Head of Research and holds over 19 years of experience in the industry. A highly-respected financial services expert, Chris has supported both retail and institutional clients at IG, Merrill Lynch, Credit Suisse and Morgan Stanley, covering research as well as sales and trading roles. His extensive exposure to the FX, equities and fixed income markets puts him in a unique position to provide inspiring insights, research, ideas and risk-management strategies that support every step of your trading journey. Based in Australia, Chris is a well-known global media figure, regularly appearing on Bloomberg, Bloomberg Arabia, Channel News Asia and Sky News Business.
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Sean MacLean - Research Strategist
Sean is a research strategist at Pepperstone, based in Melbourne. With a statistical focus on the inter-connectivity of financial markets, Sean’s analysis portrays how macro and political themes move markets and takes a closer look at the sensitivities trading instruments have to impending event risk. Assessing global macro events, economic data, and political themes, Sean’s work seeks clarity and a probability framework of the unknown, which can guide risk management and position sizing decisions as part of the trading process. Holding a conjoint Bachelor of Commerce and Arts, Sean is now undertaking his masters in econometrics at Monash University.
Jerry Chen, CFA - Research Strategist
Jerry Chen is a research strategist responsible for providing key insights, ideas and risk management to Pepperstone’s ever-increasing mandarin-speaking clients. A CFA Charterholder, as well as holding a Masters in Accounting and Finance, Jerry has a deep understanding of global financial markets and has a strong analytical mindset. He has held trading & sales roles both in China and Australia for 7 years, in turn, putting Jerry in a unique position to provide clients with the insights on Chinese and global markets required to master the trade and obtain an edge.
Tyrone Abela (Investment Manager) and Thomas Atkinson (Chief Technical Analyst) are the founders of training and research company FX Evolution. Their systematic research approach is based on both technical and fundamental analysis across a broad range of financial instruments. Their ‘Learn it Live’ webinars provide you with easy-to-understand analysis that suits all stages of your trading journey.
Suited for traders who want easy-to-understand analysis and practical strategies served up in regular fortnightly 1-hour webinars.