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We offer our clients a wide range of courses from day long investment and trading workshops, to tailorable solutions designed around specific needs. All paid courses are held in the boardroom of our hedge fund office here in London and offer a broad scope in financial investment and trading education.

Our careers course is focused towards students and graduates looking to enhance their employability within the finance sector and get one step ahead of the competition by learning from experienced city professionals within a unique hedge fund environment.

Financial Markets Roundup

Established by the former Head of Trading at Citigroup at the beginning of 2012, Instructus Markets offers market leading education to retail investors, corporate clients and students on financial markets, investments and trading.

Our courses offer a broad scope for beginners through to professional level investors utilising both a fundamental and technical approach learnt from our collective sixty five years within the Investment Banking industry.

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“Thank you so much for the workshop, there is a real buzz around campus and the content was spot on, another great night for the Finance Society.”

- Hult Business School Careers Department

The Team

Graham Smith

Graham began his career as a trader at Smith Barney in 1996 before joining Citigroup as Managing Director of European trading and subsequently Unicredit as Global Head of Trading and Sales Trading. Graham now runs Trafalgar Capitals Pan European hedge fund, with whom Instructus are in partnership. Read more

Giles Johnston

Giles began his career on the Stock Exchange floor in 1986, trading for Nat-West markets. Following this he joined Deutsche Bank and then Citigroup where he was Managing Director responsible for Energy trading. Read more

Paul Thompson

Paul has over 30 years' experience in the UK, European and global equities markets as an investment analyst, equity salesman and senior manager. His career has included periods as Head of Institutional Clients at HSBC Investment Bank, COO of EMEA Equities at Citigroup and, latterly, as Deputy CEO of Oriel Securities, the independent UK equities stockbroker. Read more

Nick Gardner

Nick graduated from Edinburgh University in 2010 with a degree in business and finance. He joined Unicredits equity team later that year where he was fast tracked to trading his own sector at the age of 25. Read more

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