Forex Trading Academy is an independent training provider that offers practical education for individuals that want to learn or improve their understanding of the foreign exchange market and trading skills.
We care about results. FTA ensures our students are fully equipped to enter the market with comprehensive knowledge to tackle the market. To prepare our students we combine academic, theory and technical analysis with practical exercises in live sessions to provide real experience. FTA offer post course support and analysis free to all of our students to give on-going support long after they leave our course.
Masha – FTA Selected Partner – Training Specialist
MSc in Mathematical Physics, CFTe, MSTA, FCA CF30
Masha is a proprietary trader, derivatives specialist and options pricing modeler. Having background in quantum physics, she started her financial career over 8 years ago, going from derivatives trading at Barclays Capital, leading FX investable indices research at Credit Suisse to creating a prop trading company from scratch and building portfolio of investors to a multimillion trading account. Masha is a member of International Federation of Technical Analysts and is certified by UK Financial Conduct Authority to give investment advice on a number of asset classes, including foreign exchange and exotic options.
Throughout her career Masha worked with a wide range of retail and ecommerce trading platforms and backtesting applications. Her geeky nature and rigorous math background as well as experience working with different brokers from the buy-side point of view, puts her in a unique position of being able to find same language with anybody from investment banker to newbie retail trader. Currently Masha is managing accounts of private investors on a daily basis, trading spot and vanilla FX, mainly focused on G10.
“Working with retail brokers in the past few years left me with an impression, that there is a wall between professional financial industry and Forex retail trading, with lots of serious training provided for one and only general, basic information available for another. I am excited to work with FTA on this unique trading course, giving you an opportunity to look at the market from various points of views: investment banks, prop traders, central banks and prime-brokers. I want to focus on practical aspects, building confidence to take responsibility for your trading and knowing how to deal with unpredictable situations. There is no forex market for newbies, you can’t practice in shallow waters before crossing the ocean – every time you trade you are swimming with big sharks. So learning to see the world from their point of view and play alone is the ultimate goal of both day-trader and long-term investor.”
Kristian - Director
FCMI Dip Business Management
Kristian’s strengths are in marketing support for SME's, with 10 years’ experience working within digital agencies; his primary role is to focus on the online presence and brand reputation. He worked with a wide range of clients within various sectors, charities, private and public.
Kristian is also responsible for business development and management, to ensure a high standard of service and strong collaborations. Kristian is also a keen trader who enjoys trading around his lifestyle.
“When I began studying currency management, I found there was little support for newbie & intermediate traders outside of London without going to university. I trawled through several books, crash courses, on-line videos and found it extremely hard to find a consistent winning strategy. I found much of the support out there was very vague and unprofessional. FTA strives to fill that gap, we are working to be the market leader in practical trading knowledge, delivered by experienced traders, that other courses simply do not supply.”