Our Team

The Team

We believe our team holds the key to trading success

Our analysis service is provided by market professionals who have spent many years in financial institutions as traders, salesmen and analysts. They have made thousands of trades, executed thousands of client orders and analysed hundreds of thousands of price charts.

Ian Coleman MSTA

Ian has 27 years of institutional experience in FX trading, broking, sales, education and analysis in London. He started his life in the financial markets in 1988 working for Godsell Astley and Pearce as a Foreign Exchange broker, then Tullett Prebon, to eventually head his own desk at R P Martins. He has held senior positions in the FX broking market, hosted many educational seminars both in the UK and overseas, as well as being the Director of Trading in a live trading room.

Steve O'Hare MSTA

Steve has 28 years of trading experience in Equities, Commodities and Fixed Income markets, in both research and trading. He started with Cargill Investor Services in 1987 on the Baltic Exchange trading Commodities to then work in a number of senior trading roles in high profile trading firms on LIFFE. From 1995, he traded his own account, specializing in European Fixed Income products. For many years he ran his own proprietary trading company and joins us from Gelber Group LLP, an FX proprietary trading company, where he traded and also provided Equity, Fixed Income, Commodity and FX trade ideas for the group.

Joe Neighbour MSTA

Joe began his career in financial markets in 2005 and has experience across a range of markets and asset classes. He began as an FX consultant for a small commercial foreign exchange business before moving into a stockbroking role at medium sized broker. Here he specialised in advising and managing investments for high net worth individuals while developing a passion for technical analysis. This led to a role as a derivatives trader where he traded equities, FX and commodities for sophisticated investors as well as managing investment portfolios. Later Joe moved into investment research where he provided investment strategy and trading to a number of other brokers and traders at the firm while running investment portfolios on a discretionary basis. Joe is a Chartered Member of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment as well as a member of Society of Technical Analysis.
Outside of work Joe has a wife and 2 children and is interested in everything to do with sport. He can often be found swimming, riding a bike or running in preparation for his next endurance event.

Harry Callaghan MSTA

After graduating university in 2014, Harry has been putting his mathematical background to good use by developing his knowledge and understanding of technical analysis through his time at PIA-First. Harry currently focuses mainly on FX products, producing daily reports in the hope of one day becoming a highly recognized figure in the analysis world. Harry has recently become a full member of the STA after completing his STA Diploma Part 2, acknowledging the hard work and progress he has made over the past couple of years.


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Trading spot foreign exchange and futures on margin carries a high level of risk and may not be suitable for all investors. You may lose all your capital. Loses can exceed deposits. Past performance is not indicative of future results. The high degree of leverage can work against you as well as for you. Before deciding to invest in spot foreign exchange or futures you should carefully consider your investment objectives, level of experience, and risk appetite. If you are in any doubt about investment or the mechanics of such products, you should seek independent financial advice.

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